A CHRISTMAS CON WITH AN ELVIS-LOVING STING OPERATION CREATES PLENTY OF LAUGHS, ROMANCE, AND SUSPENSE
Wall Street Journal bestselling author Larissa Reinhart brings her Cherry Tucker fans a novella prequel to the award-winning, best-selling, Cherry Tucker Mystery, PORTRAIT OF A DEAD GUY.
For the sassy, Southern artist Cherry Tucker, a stay at the Heartache Motel will require quick wits and a sharp lookout for crooked characters wanting to give her a very "Blue Christmas."
"For a fun, Elvis-loving mystery treat, no place is better than the Heartache Motel. Follow the clues to Christmas filled with cozy mystery at its best." — Nancy J Parra, Author of the Baker's Treat Mysteries and the Perfect Proposal Mysteries
Sassy Southern artist Cherry Tucker and her poker-loving boyfriend, Todd, pop into Memphis to help Todd's cousin who's been hustled out of his savings, right before Christmas. Staying at the shady Heartache Motel, Cherry can't tell a shill from a mark and fears everyone is playing them for chumps. Cherry and Todd quickly find themselves in a dangerous sting that could send them to the slammer or mark them as pigeons from cons looking for an even bigger score.
For a fun-filled romp through a gritty gambler's view of Memphis, grab Cherry's Christmas caper today!
Originally published in HEARTACHE MOTEL, Three Interconnected Mystery Novellas.
"I was laughing out loud and couldn't stop turning the pages." – Gigi Pandian, Author of the Jaya Jones Treasure Hunt Mystery Series
"It is the perfect rainy day, sunny day, I don't feel like getting out of bed book. Have your Happy Holidays with a 5-star humorous mysteries!" – Heather Haven, Author of the Humorous Alvarez Family and Persephone Cole Vintage Mysteries
A Cherry Tucker Mystery Series
• A CHRISTMAS QUICK SKETCH (prequel)
• PORTRAIT OF A DEAD GUY
• STILL LIFE IN BRUNSWICK STEW
• HIJACK IN ABSTRACT
• THE VIGILANTE VIGNETTE
• DEATH IN PERSPECTIVE
• THE BODY IN THE LANDSCAPE
• A VIEW TO A CHILL
• A COMPOSITION IN MURDER
Other series by Larissa Reinhart
Maizie Albright Star Detective:
• 15 MINUTES
• 16 MILLIMETERS
• 17.5 CARTRIDGES IN A PEAR TREE
• 18 CALIBER (2020)
A Finley Goodhart Crime Caper:
• PIG'N A POKE (prequel)
• THE CUPID CAPER