Kill Joy

Kill Joy

The Virgin Huntress

Book - 2016 | First Stark House Press edition.
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People call her a goody-goody, but Maggie just wants to do the right thing. Perhaps she shouldn't have left the comfortable employ at the Camford house, but Miss Dolly was so insistent that she needed Maggie to accompany her as her new secretary. But why did they need to leave in the middle of the night? When they arrive at their secretive destination, it's nothing but a rather decrepit cottage by a lake--and occupied by two men, the artist Neely and his inebriated companion, Johnny Cassidy. This wouldn't do

The next morning Miss Dolly's lawyer, Mr. Angel, comes calling. Later that day Maggie finds him dead in one of the row boats, and Neely immediately tries to hide the body. But what should she tell the policeman, Captain Hofer? She wants to do right, but everyone works against her. Maggie doesn't want to get Miss Dolly in trouble. But something is very wrong here. Mr. Angel may be dead, but everyone treats her like the kill joy.


Women can't resist Monty. Gwen considers him her boyfriend. Flora was once his wife. And then there's Nellie, who's carrying his baby. Nellie wanted to marry him, to settle down. Monty loved the company of women but there was no way he was going to marry someone like Nellie. She was too possessive, too conniving, too. . . common. He'd finally made his escape and was now well clear of her. Or was he?

On V-Day Monty meets Dona Luisa, an older woman who is fascinated by him because he reminds her of a long-lost love. Monty also meets her niece, Rose, who takes an immediate dislike to him. As Luisa begins to fawn on him, Rose starts to ask questions. Questions about his character, about his past. With Rose the huntress now on his trail, he has to work fast. Because Monty has a little secret--and it all leads back to Nellie.

Publisher: Eureka, California : Stark House Press, 2016.
Edition: First Stark House Press edition.
ISBN: 9781933586977
Branch Call Number: FIC HOLDING
Characteristics: 239 pages ; 22 cm.
Alternative Title: Virgin huntress.


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