You Should Have Died on Monday
In this compelling mystery, African American university professor and crime historian Lizzie Stuart comes face-to-face with her long lost mother, Becca. Following threads from her earlier cases, Lizzie uses her keen investigative abilities to research her own family's past and uncovers a web of murder and mayhem centered around her mother. As the pursuit of Becca runs from the gangster-led Chicago of the 1960s to modern, pre-Katrina New Orleans, Lizzie rattles the wrong people, jeopardizng her interracial relationship with homicide detective John Quinn while putting her own life in danger. Ultimately, Lizzie learns that some things are better left buried in the past.
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Review: You Should Have Died on Monday (A Lizzie Stuart Mystery #4)User Review - Sue - Goodreads
Good. A mystery. Black woman Lizzie was abandoned as a child. Now searches for Becca, her blues-singing mother. Goes to Chicago and New Orleans. Is about mobsters and the Black Panthers. Read full review
Review: You Should Have Died on Monday (A Lizzie Stuart Mystery #4)User Review - Iejones - Goodreads
I love most historical fiction. This was a slow beginning with a WOW ending. Lizabeth Stuart is naive and insightful - this was a fitting end or bridge to another mystery - Overall B- Read full review