Synopses & Reviews
Down-to-earth debutante Nora Blackbird is having a meltdown. A noted Philly philanthropist has taken a swan dive from an office balcony and Nora's friend Lexie stands accused of the murder. Then her scheming parents reappear, sending all three Blackbird sisters into a panic. Now Nora must uncover her parents' scandalous high jinks before she winds up taking the heat.
Praise for The Blackbird Sisters series
“Nancy Martin knows the inner workings of blue-blooded Philadelphia and she lets us in on the fun with style and panache.” —New York Times bestselling author Margaret Maron
“Great clothes, great mystery, great fun!” — New York Times bestselling author Jennifer Crusie
“Clever, good-humored, and sharply observed.”--The Philadelphia Inquirer
“A delicious mix of murder, sex, and cupcakes on the Philadelphia Main Line.” —Pittsburgh Magazine
“Hilarious repartee and zany characters....”—Library Journal (Starred Review)
“Smart intrigue dressed in cool couture.” —New York Times bestselling author Susan Andersen
“What a hoot! What a treat!” —Rhys Bowen, author of the Royal Spyness series
“What scandal for high society, but what fun watching Nora figure it out.” —Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
The new Blackbird Sisters mystery from the bestselling author of A Crazy Little Thing Called Death. Down-to-earth debutante Nora Blackbird is having a meltdown-and it isn't because of Philadelphia's heat wave, or an overdose at the city's Chocolate Festival. A noted Philly philanthropist has taken a swan dive from an office balcony-and Nora's friend Lexie stands accused of the murder. Then Nora's scheming parents reappear, sending all three Blackbird sisters into a panic. Now Nora must uncover the scandalous hijinks her parents are plotting-before she winds up taking all the heat and strangling her father with his own ascot.
About the Author
Like her heroines, the Blackbird Sisters, Nancy Martin comes from a distinguished Pennsylvania family whose ancestors include Betsy Ross and a signer of the Declaration of Independence. She has written numerous novels, directed a few Shakespeare plays, and raised two delightful daughters.