With the Oldies blasting and the sunroof open, Rhetta McCarter is enjoying her drive home in Cami, her restored ’79 Camaro, when she witnesses a pickup truck deliberately run down an old man after he crosses the highway. He has no ID, except for one of Rhetta’s business cards. Rhetta’s estranged father complicates the tragedy by telling her he can prove the man was murdered and that she must find the murderer. When Rhetta protests, her father insists he can’t go to the cops because of a small complication: he and the dead man officially died on the same day—in 1973.
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This is the fifth and final volume in David Roy's celebrated translation of one of the most famous and important novels in Chinese literature. The Plum in the Golden Vase or, Chin P'ing Mei is an anonymous sixteenth-century work that focuses on the domestic life of Hsi-men Ch'ing, a corrupt, upwardly mobile merchant in a provincial town,…
Can Rhetta unravel her father’s forty-year-old secrets in time to save him, catch the murderer and protect the bizarre legacy he leaves her? To do it, she and her husband, retired judge Randolph McCarter must head to Vera Mardola, an independent island state in the Mediterranean. Can she stop the killer before the killer stops her?