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Here’s the set-up:
When a lovesick, homeless veteran litters her vintage red caddy with paper snowflakes, Lalla Bains, Aero Ag pilot figures it’s time for a showdown. Unfortunately, someone else has the same idea leaving Lalla with a dying man at her feet, and only his strange last words, “The more there is, the less you see,” as a clue to his killer.
Compounding her life her tightwad, widowed father becomes a born-again ladies man, a disreputable competitor tries to push her out of business, and last but not least, her antennae twitches that the sultry redhead in Modesto’s police department may be vying for Sheriff Caleb Stone’s affections.
It soon becomes crystal clear that the police are totally off base on this murder investigation and someone else is going to have to suit up to solve this case. Someone who is just exasperating, pushy, and tenacious enough to get the job done–and that person will be none other than:Ms. Lalla Bains.
From the reviewers: .
“This book is not exactly a Valentine, but by golly, if you have a mystery lover in your life, Dead Red Heart is sure to please.” – Eileen Granfors: eileengranfors.blogspot.com/
“Lalla Bains, Crop Duster and Amateur Sleuth has become one of my favorite characters. In A Dead Red Heart, the second book in the Lalla Bains Mystery Series, R.P. Dahlke weaves together suspense, mystery, romance, and a touch of humor for a fantastic mystery that will keep you guessing until the end. A Dead Red Heart is on my list of favorites….” – Kellie Rix,. Reader/reviewer
Entertaining, suspenseful, totally unexpected and has a love story mingled in with it.” – MariLou Georges for confessionsofreader.blogspot.com
“The characters in this book are strongly defined and very, very memorable. The Modesto, CA setting is so well described that a fan and a cool drink is almost a requirement while reading this smoothly written mystery. When the ending arrives, you know that you’ve been on a wild ride with a spirited and feisty woman. – “Mary R. Fairchild “Mare F”
“Author R P Dahlke has combined suspenseful murder and even humor in the creation of A Dead Red Heart. And I have to admit, I didn’t come up with the real murder until the end. This author really kept me guessing and changing my mind.” – Review by Martha A. Cheves, Author of Stir, Laugh, Repeat .
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