Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Review: CAST FOR MURDER by Jeanne Quigley


Former soap opera actress Veronica Walsh is recovering from her first holiday season in the retail world when she is pulled from retirement to star in a community production of Blithe Spirit. Delighted to play the part of a medium, Veronica must soon also assume the role of amateur sleuth when she finds the play’s director shot dead behind the theater.

Teaming with stage manager Sophie Morrissey, Veronica’s hunt for clues to the murder of Gigi Swanson leads her to a cast of colorful behind-the-scenes characters and a stunning Act Three finale. Will it be a triumph for Veronica, or will the curtain close on more than her career?


Veronica agrees to participate in Blithe Spirit to help out the community.  Gigi and others had been insistent that her fame would ensure success, only then Gigi is murdered.  The cast decide to continue the production in Gigi's honor - unbeknownst to them there were undercurrents of tension over the use of the facility and the cost of supporting the theater group. 

The quirky characters are just what you'd expect in the cast of characters. With each turn, there's a new twist. A fun read. This is the third in the Veronica Walsh series, but it can easily be read as a stand alone.

FTC Disclosure: I received a complimentary copy of this book in the hopes that I would post an honest review. This has not affected the content of my review in any way.

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