Dinner at Deadman's (Lorado Martin Mysteries Book 1)
- Sales Rank:632,100
- Format:Kindle eBook
- Language:English (Published)
- Media:Kindle Edition
- Publication Date:October 18, 2012
"I will never again go to a flea market, garage sale, or rummage sale without thinking about Lorado. If you’re looking for your next treasure you will find it in this amazing novel." Steve, True Media Solutions
“[Dinner At Deadman’s] transported me; giving me a glimpse of lives totally alien from my own; ensnared me into sympathizing with and relating to a fringe society of people.” Laurie’s Thoughts and Reviews
“I LOVED this book. I wish that I could give it more than 5 stars.”
The Deal Sharing Aunt
Lorado Martin has loved junk since his grandparents took him bottle digging in the backwoods of New England when he was a boy. The search for antiques and collectibles led him to a unique hobby: digging through the estates of the newly deceased, arranging the sale of goods for the heirs, and keeping the leftovers for himself.
To make a living he builds and maintains housing for recovering heroin addicts and along the way he’s employed a number of his clients. The men wrestle with the siren call of drugs and teach Lorado about the difficult struggle to stay clean one day at a time.
When these two worlds come together, Lorado learns that not every elderly person dies of natural causes and that some estates are sold to benefit a killer. His latest project hits close to home. A woman he’s known since childhood haunts him from a fresh grave. Her grandson, an affable addict who has fallen off the wagon, stands to inherit a considerable sum whether he deserves it or not.
Mystery / Substance Abuse / Estate Sale
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