Lay It On the Line
Publisher: Books in Motion
She’s a gambler and a gumshoe. In her spare time Freddie O’Neal likes a game of Keno, hanging out with her cats at home, or flying a private plane. But when it comes to crime in the gambling town of Reno, Freddie is all business. Joan Halliday, an aging chorus girl, has asked for Freddie’s help. The chorus-girl’s father is being conned by his caretakers, and an investigation is called for. But as Freddie quickly discovers, there’s more to this family and case than what is seen at first glance. To resolve the situation she has to untangle the knot of hidden family secrets and murder. As she closes in on the answers it becomes a high stakes gamble with Freddie’s own life on the line.