Faint Praise: A Jane Lawless Mystery
"INTELLIGENT AND ENGROSSING . . . A VERY COMPLEX PUZZLE."
Everyone knows Arno Heywood. He's been a Minneapolis TV personality for years. So when he jumps to his death from a downtown high-rise, it's a shocker--especially since he dies wearing women's clothes, a suicide in drag.
In chic Linden Lofts, where Arno lived, the other tenants are spooked, and smart investigator Jane Lawless soon finds out why. They, like Arno, have secrets to conceal, and the shadowy someone with a full set of keys who's scouting out their apartments may soon make that impossible. Can one of Linden Loft's upscale professionals really be an aspiring blackmailer? Before Jane and her pal Cordelia can make sure, a brutal murder ups the ante. . . .
"The plot resonates with fascinating details, a good bit of action, several keen twists, and a soupç on of romance for the protagonist."
--Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazine
"The characters are diverse and well rounded, the plot is intriguing, and the style lively and literate."
--The Armchair Detective
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Review: Faint Praise (Jane Lawless #6)User Review - Spuddie - Goodreads
#6 Jane Lawless mystery set in Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN. Jane is asked by her friend Roz to move into a vacant loft in her building, Linden Lofts, to see if she can figure out what is going on there ... Read full review
Review: Faint Praise (Jane Lawless #6)User Review - Goodreads
This is my first time reading a book by Ellen Hart. I found it very easy to follow along even though I obviously was not starting with the first novel. Jane is a very likable sleuth and she doesn't ...