Neighing with Fire: A Mystery (Hardcover)

A Mystery

By Kathryn O'Sullivan

Minotaur Books, 9781250066411, 272pp.

Publication Date: May 5, 2015

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Description

Fire Chief Colleen McCabe is enjoying a quiet summer and her budding romance with Sheriff Bill Dorman. However, her peaceful start to the tourist season is shattered when a tropical storm blows through Corolla and unearths a body buried under a vacation home boardwalk. When callous land developer Denny Custis dies in a suspicious fire, Colleen has a hunch the two deaths are linked.

As she and Bill investigate, they discover that virtually everyone, including Colleen, has had a beef or run-in with Denny and a motive for murder. When Pinky Salvatore becomes the primary suspect, Colleen is determined to clear his name. Despite his and Denny's well-documented housing development rivalry, Colleen is convinced that the real killer is still out there.

While digging through an ever-widening list of suspects, Bill and Colleen become embroiled in a vicious battle between those committed to saving Corolla's wild horses, those protecting the endangered piping plover shore bird, and a greedy tour company who would destroy their habitats.

"Neighing with Fire" is the third entry in Kathryn O'Sullivan's cozy series known for its colorful characters, strong setting and thoroughly charming humor.



About the Author

KATHRYN O'SULLIVAN is a winner of the Malice Domestic Best First Traditional Mystery Novel Competition. She is also an award-winning playwright and web series creator and a theatre professor at Northern Virginia Community College. O'Sullivan lives with her husband, an award-winning film & video director and cinematographer, and their rascally rescue cat in Reston, Virginia.
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