Sasha Solomon is having a bad day. Fired from her job as PR director at an Albuquerque HMO, she is dealing with an ailing mother and trying to figure out the origins of hallucinations that include conversations with her cat. Sasha heads for Clovis, a small town in southeastern New Mexico, to bid on a project for the Chamber of Commerce. While there, she checks in with her widowed friend Mae King. Mae, a local dairy farmer, is clearly out of sorts and shows Sasha the reason. There's a body in one of her stock tanks - a Singaporean aviator stationed at Cannon Air Force Base. Who killed him and why? What was he doing on Mae's land? Why won't she go to the police?
Sasha must clear her friend's name, find the murderer, and land the PR job with the Chamber of Commerce within a week. But there are other forces at work who will stop at nothing to keep her from the truth. Sasha soon discovers that there's a lot more to Clovis than a dot on a map.
This was a very entertaining and intriguing book. The characters were engaging and realistic. There were several twists and turns throughout the story that gave the story a quick pace. I was very surprised. I would recommend this book.
I wasn't sure about this book at first, but the goofy story line was interesting and had me listening wherever I went. Ending could've used a little more juice but overall a good read
Not the finest of writings, the story telling does get better with every chapter. I guess we mystery readers expect this. I was sorry when it was over. I was not tempted tp bail out before the book ended. I'm still hazy about some of the goings on but turns out it doesn't matter.