Hard Luck

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Worldwide, 1993 - Fiction - 250 pages
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Chicago journalist Cat Marsala decides to investigate the inception of a new Central States Lottery, and when the man she is about to interview falls from a high-rise window and lands at her feet, she suspects foul play

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Review: Hard Luck: A Cat Marsala Mystery (Cat Marsala Mystery #3)

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A murder mystery series set in Chicago, starring investigative reporter Cat Marsala who delves into corruption and crime in the windy city. Hard hitting, suspenseful, sometimes edge of seat tension ... Read full review

Review: Hard Luck: A Cat Marsala Mystery (Cat Marsala Mystery #3)

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Chicago journalist Cat Marsala wasn't planning to work on a murder: a lottery official falls or is pushed right before his meeting with her. Read full review


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About the author (1993)

Barbara D'Amato is a playwright, novelist, and crime researcher. She was born in Michigan. D'Amato held jobs as a carpenter on magic shows, assistant surgical orderly, assistant to a wild animal act, stage manager, and legal researcher. She is a past president of Sisters in Crime International and serves on the board of the Mystery Writers of America. D'Amato wrote a children's musical, The Magic of Young Houdini, and two musical comedies for adults. She was nominated for the Anthony award for her novel On My Honor and was the runner-up for the Nero Wolfe Award for the novel Hard Women. The Doctor, The Murder, The Mystery won the Anthony and Agatha Awards for Best True Crime and was used as the basis for a segment on the TV show, Unsolved Mysteries.

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