December DreadPaperback - 2012
Silent Night, Deadly Night
With Christmas just over a week away, 'tis the season for grinning sales elves on TV, maddeningly jolly Muzak, and a guilty Nut Goodie addiction. But for Mira James and other Battle Lake-area women, the holidays are marred by something far worse--a serial killer leaving candy canes as his calling card. His target? Thirty-something brunettes who look just like Mira. When a woman from her high school graduating class becomes his latest victim, Mira plows through a case of online dating turned deadly with Mrs. Berns at her side. Will she earn her detective stripes . . . or end up deader than the Ghost of Christmas Past?
"Lourey pulls out all the stops in this eighth case."--Library Journal
"Lourey creates a splendid mix of humor and suspense."--Booklist
"Lourey, who keeps her secrets well, delivers a breathtaking finale."--Publishers Weekly