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A Toast Before Dying: A Mali Anderson Mystery
A Toast Before Dying: A Mali Anderson Mystery Grace F. Edwards 0385485247 9780385485241 Mali Anderson is back! Following the stunning debut of Edwardss first mystery,If I Should Die,here is the next book in the series starring this savvy Harlem sleut
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A Toast Before Dying: A Mali Anderson Mystery by Grace F. Edwards

Mali Anderson is back! Following the stunning debut of Edwardss first mystery,If I Should Die,here is the next book in the series starring this savvy Harlem sleuth. Dubbed by theChicago Tribunean excellent first mystery, and named one of the top ten mysteries by Amazon.com,If I Should Diewas published last year to critical raves.Now,A Toast Before Dyingtakes the reader back to Harlem on a journey through jazz clubs and bars, beauty shops and barbershops, back alleys and tony brownstones, in a gripping and satisfying tale thats sure to delight the growing cadre of Mali Anderson fans. On a busy Saturday night at a Harlem hot spot called the Half-Moon Bar, a shot rings out.Fatally wounded is a popular barmaid and sometime actress named Thea.The main suspect is the young, suave Kendrick, Theas boyfriend and the brother of sleuth Mali Andersons good friend Bert. Miss Bert, the straight-talking owner of Berthas Beauty Shop, appeals to Mali to get her brother off the hook.As the story unwinds against the lushly painted backdrop of contemporary Harlem, old characters return (Malis handsome boyfriend Tad, her jazz musician father, and her preteen nephew Alvin), new characters pop up (the colorful Too Hot, the elegant Gladys Winston), and Mali wends her way through one of the most fascinating neighborhoods on the globe to finally nail the murderer.

Author: Grace F. Edwards

Language: English

Edition: 1st

Binding: Hardcover

Pages: 272

Publisher: Doubleday

Publication Date: 1998-04-13

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ISBN: 0385485247


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