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 sooner than capturing even starts off. however the plot merely thickens whilst the detestable director is located placing in his place of work.
When it involves gentle that Gwen was once having a torrid affair with Luther, she will get pegged because the top suspect, a lot to Maddie’s dismay. yet Maddie, quickly on her toes with ever the willing eye is aware that Luther had his justifiable share 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 job by way of Luther she was promised, and unique best guy Harry Kelly was once summarily fired by means of Luther simply upon arriving at Santa Fe.
Desperate to turn out Gwen’s innocence, Maddie starts an research, yet each clue finds one other motive—and may aspect to a different murder—in A second in Crime, the second one attractive whodunit in Amanda Allen’s captivating Santa Fe Revival mysteries.
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