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“Laugh-out-loud humor & top-notch mysteries! Absolute MUST-READS!” —Darynda Jones, New York Times/USA Today Bestselling Author of the Charley Davidson Series

“Smart, entertaining, and laugh-out-loud funny!” —Liliana Hart, New York Times Bestselling Author

In her first action-packed mini mystery, beautician Valentine Beaumont is stalked by an escaped felon she once helped put behind bars. As she strives to stay one step ahead and stop this maniac before he kills her, she stumbles onto a dead body, unearths secret plots, struggles with family obligations, and is tackled in more ways than one.

With a string of beauty disasters, two sexy heroes, a ticking clock, and a little help from her friends, can Valentine solve this case before the killer gets his revenge, or will this be her last?

Murder, Curlers & Kegs is book 4 in the Murder, Curlers series and the first in Valentine’s shorter-length mini mysteries.

Mysteries & Thrillers
May 18
ParadiseDeer Publishing
Arlene McFarlane

Customer Reviews

Carol M Smith ,

Arlene McFarlane’s Murder, Curlers, & Kegs

Ziggy is back!! He had escaped from jail so
Valentine Beaumont beware!!! He said he
will come for you.
Valentine owns & runs a Beauty Salon plus
plays amateur sleuth on many murder cases.
Valentine uses her beauty tools as a means
to catch the culprits. Now that she knows
Ziggy is on the loose she aims to capture him.
While helping a friend get the new Wee Irish
Dude establishment ready to open. A keg to
be used as decor, falls and breaks open. To
everyone’s surprise a dead body falls from
inside. Who put the body there? How did they
get into the establishment?
Come along with Valentine as she discovers
gifts left on her porch, finds her salon window
painted, discovers she was being stalked, gets
shot at taking her Aunt to the European Deli,
manages to give the escaped killer a helicopter
ride, uses pizza dough as resource to curb the
perp and more. Meanwhile Max, one of her
employees becomes fixated with a bread machine.
Then her nightmare of an employee actually
cuts the escape convicts hair in the closed salon
without knowing who he really is.
One laugh after another combined with drama,
suspense, thrills and chills plus add some
The characters are very well created, colorful,
vivid, quirky, relatable, scary and dangerous.
The author pulls the reader into the story from
the first word until the final word.
This is book #4 in the Valentine Beaumont Mystery
( The Murder, Curlers series). It can be read as a
stand alone as the author presents the past and
present together effortlessly.
A Highly Recommended Read!!

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