By Carole Nelson Douglas
Midnight Louie, alley-cat extraordinaire and Las Vegas's hairiest, hard-boiled PI, reveals himself actually jogging a tightrope while a wonderful museum establishing at one among Sin City's swankiest casinos is marred through a bit factor like dying.
Louie's unswerving roommate, feisty PR freelancer Temple Barr, has snagged the fee of her occupation: repping the outlet exhibition of the Russian Czars' helpful treasures on the New Millennium lodge, the apex of that is the Czar Alexander Scepter, a valuable jewel-encrusted artifact.
Trouble is, the lodge has booked an aerial magic act correct above the exhibition.
Temple works at a breakneck speed to coordinate this logistical nightmare. Tragedy ensues whilst a performer dies correct above the place the gathering can be displayed and the police threaten to close every little thing down. however the be aware "no" isn't really one heard usually in Las Vegas while cash is concerned and the express (or exhibits) needs to move on. simply as issues appear to be operating completely, one other performer dies…and the scepter vanishes. The culprits can be overseas paintings thieves, Russian mafioso, or Chechen rebels out to embarrass the present Russian executive.
Or it can be another individual, possibly somebody Temple is aware all too good . . . .
Temple and Louie either have enemies within the magic act--evil magician Shangri-La and her curare-nailed acting Siamese cat, Hyacinth--and at the ground--ever-suspicious murder lieutenant Carmen Molina, who is itching to pin the heist and murders on Temple's companion, ex-magician and occasionally ex-spy Max Kinsella, now oddly AWOL. Worse, as Temple and Louie's separate investigations carry them either on the subject of the reality, it really is transparent that somebody has determined to hold them out to die too.
Can fancy footwork and detection store our intrepid duo? discover in Carole Nelson Douglas's Cat in a Quicksilver Caper.
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Cat in a Quicksilver Caper: A Midnight Louie Mystery (Midnight Louie Mysteries Book 18) by Carole Nelson Douglas