The on-set homicide of a recognized Jazz Age movie director reveals a hornet’s nest of ardour, duplicity, bare ambition, and sour revenge.
The golden age of cinema is dawning, and Santa Fe is within the grip of motion picture fever while director Luther Bishop arrives for the filming of his new cowboy flick. Maddie Vaughn-Alwin’s cousin Gwen Astor is on the town with a piece half within the movie—but Gwen unearths herself stuck in a whirlwind of mischief earlier than taking pictures even starts off. however the plot simply thickens while the detestable director is located striking in his workplace.
When it involves mild that Gwen used to be having a torrid affair with Luther, she will get pegged because the major suspect, a lot to Maddie’s dismay. yet Maddie, fast on her toes with ever the willing eye is familiar with that Luther had his fair proportion of enemies, and there’s no scarcity of contenders. Luther’s widowed spouse Bridget eventually assumes her overdue husband’s most-coveted director’s chair, head of dresser Lorelei Fontaine is bitterly denied a task by way of Luther she was promised, and unique best guy Harry Kelly was once summarily fired through Luther simply upon arriving at Santa Fe.
Desperate to turn out Gwen’s innocence, Maddie starts an research, yet each clue unearths one other motive—and may aspect to a different murder—in A second in Crime, the second one enticing whodunit in Amanda Allen’s enthralling Santa Fe Revival mysteries.
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