Regan Reilly plans to spend her Fourth of July week vacationing in the Hamptons at her parents' home and also with her best friend, Kit, who has a share in a group house. A last-minute phone call, however, casts Regan's trip in a new light. Brigid O'Neill, a rising country star, has been getting frightening qlove notesq and she hires Regan as her bodyguard for a Fourth of July concert in Southampton. Brigid plans to play a fiddle given to her in Ireland and said to have magic powers. She later learns the rest of its legend - whoever takes it out of Ireland will have an accident or face death. A guest found floating face-down in a pool at Chappy's welcoming party for Brigid is only the first in a series of ominous incidents. As Brigid's Fourth of July concert nears, it looks as if the cursed fiddle should be shipped back to Ireland - Express Mail! It's Regan's job to hold the curse at bay and fend off Brigid's pursuers. qEntertaining...exactly what Clark fans have been craving.q --- USA Today qA superb mystery writer...makes it fun for her readers. q --- Washington Times qA breezy cosy, full of crazy characters...A pleasant and charming outling.q --- San Francisco ChronicleThe doorbell rang. ... Only two problems. ... of the architect forthe theatre, Claudia Snookfuss, and her boyfriend, Ned Alingham, the feng shui specialist, getting outoftheir brandnew Range Rover, bought from the proceeds of their work together.
|Author||:||Carol Higgins Clark|
|Publisher||:||Hachette UK - 2008-05-01|