Synopses & Reviews
Jessica goes out to the ballgame-and comes through in the bottom of the ninth-in a brand-new mystery in the USA Today bestselling series. Visiting her old friends Judge Jack and Meg Duffy in Arizona, Jessica watches their foster son hit the winning run for the Mesa Rattlers in a AA league playoff game. She and the Duffys are thrilled at Ty Ramos's success, but team owner Harrison Bennett is not. His son Junior and Ty are bitter rivals, and the tension at the team dinner later that evening threatens to empty the dugouts. By the next morning, Junior Bennett is dead, and Ty is the prime suspect. Jessica finds it hard to believe that such a fine young man would wreck his life in a moment of anger-and when she starts looking into the Rattlers' recent season, she finds out that for some people, baseball is more than just a game.
The Cabot Cove residents are pulling out all the stops for their celebration of the 4th of July this year. But amidst the pleasures of planning the big event, there is tension too. Joseph Lennon, a very successful businessman, has recently relocated to Cabot Cave and is funding a big fireworks show and rock concert. There are many in town who don't like him throwing his wealth and power around to get things done his way. When Mr. Lennon's body is found the evening of the fireworks show, Jessica has a long list of potential suspects.
Jessica's Alaskan cruise is disrupted when Kathy Copeland joins her. Kathy's sister vanished from the very same vessel on a prior voyage. It seems her sister had gone in search of a family treasure dating back to the Gold Rush.
The residents of Cabot Cove are pulling out all the stops for their 4th of July celebration. After a businessman's body is found on the evening of the fireworks show, Jessica Fletcher pores over a long list of potential suspects.
Get ready for some serious fireworks with the newest installment in the USA Today Bestselling series? MORE THAN 4.5 million copies in print!
Every Fourth of July, the town of Cabot Cove hosts an elaborate celebration?and no one is more enthusiastic than the town?s newest resident, corporate mogul Joseph Lennon. He?s desperate to give the town an unwanted 21st century makeover, including financing a fireworks extravaganza to rival New York City?s. But when Lennon?s lifeless body is found floating in the water outside his office, Jessica Fletcher has no choice but to investigate her fellow Cabot Cove citizens to find out if one of them is capable of murder...
About the Author
Jessica Fletcher is a bestselling mystery writer who has a knack for stumbling upon real-life mysteries in her various travels.
Donald Bain, Jessica Fletcher’s longtime collaborator, is the writer of over eighty books, many of them bestsellers.