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Maia Chance is the national bestselling author of the Discreet Retrieval Agency, Agnes and Effie, and Fairy Tale Fatal mysteries. Do you like your mysteries served up puzzling, charming, and a little bit romantic? Yes? Wonderful–you’ve come to the right place.

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October 24, 2017
Gin and Panic (Discreet Retrieval Agency #3) release date!
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NEXT AGNES AND EFFIE MYSTERY

It’s leaf-peeping season in Naneda, New York, and Agnes Blythe has settled into helping her eccentric Great Aunt Effie restore the Stagecoach Inn. It seems nothing can shatter the golden idyll—or the ka-ching of cash registers—until a mechanic at Hatch Automotive is found bludgeoned to death with a wrench. Sweeping into action, Agnes and Aunt Effie are on the scene. With bodies falling faster than the foliage, Agnes must leaf through suspects and clear her true love’s name of murder.

NEWEST DISCREET RETRIEVAL AGENCY

Gin and Panic Discreet Retrieval Agency Maia ChanceFormer socialite Lola Woodby, not-so-discreet private eye in Prohibtion-era New York City, along with her grim Swedish sidekick, Berta, take on a piece-of-cake job: retrieving a rhinoceros trophy from the Connecticut mansion of big game hunter Rudy Montgomery. After all, their client, Lord Sudley, promises them a handsome paycheck, and the gin and tonics will be free. But no sooner do they arrive at Montgomery Hall than Rudy is shot dead with a houseful of suspicious characters standing by.

LATEST FAIRY TALE FATAL

Variety hall actress Ophelia Flax knows how to win over an audience. That’s why she’s accepted the marriage proposal of the brutish Comte de Griffe to nettle her occasional investigative partner—and romantic sparring partner—Professor Penrose. Ophelia fully intends to disengage from her feral fiancé at his winter hunting party—until Penrose, his lovely new fiancée, and a stagecoach of stranded travelers arrive at the comte’s sprawling château. When one of the guests is found clawed and bloody in the orangerie, Ophelia is determined to solve the murder before everyone starts believing the local version of Beauty and the Beast.

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