A Deadly Hand

A Deadly Hand Investigative reporter Dana Sloan has gone undercover at an upscale retirement home to look into the suspicious death of Leona Rosetti a retired reporter Shortly before she died Leona had called the

  • Title: A Deadly Hand
  • Author: Carol Costa
  • ISBN: 9780803497993
  • Page: 319
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Investigative reporter Dana Sloan has gone undercover at an upscale retirement home to look into the suspicious death of Leona Rosetti, a retired reporter Shortly before she died, Leona had called the newspaper claiming to have uncovered a sensational story Working as the evening receptionist at Peaceful Pines, Dana has an opportunity to question the staff and the seniorInvestigative reporter Dana Sloan has gone undercover at an upscale retirement home to look into the suspicious death of Leona Rosetti, a retired reporter Shortly before she died, Leona had called the newspaper claiming to have uncovered a sensational story Working as the evening receptionist at Peaceful Pines, Dana has an opportunity to question the staff and the senior citizens who live there Along with their offbeat humor, the elderly residents provide Dana with several clues that suggest the recent murder of a wealthy politician s wife and a bizarre string of serial killings are somehow connected to Leona s death.Before long, Dana s investigation puts her own life in jeopardy and causes serious conflicts in her relationship with homicide detective Al Bruno.

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    About “Carol Costa

    • Carol Costa

      Carol Costa has been writing professionally since 1980 She is a journalist and an award winning playwright Carol has worked as an editor, a newspaper correspondent, and has managed a literary agency Her plays have been produced in New York City, Los Angeles, and in regional theaters across the country Her television work includes segments for Beyond Chance Lifetime and Sightings Fox Carol has a number of books in print with two scheduled for release in 2009 The list includes the following fiction and nonfiction titles Labor of Love, Avalon BooksLove Steals the Scene, Avalon BooksA Deadly Hand, Avalon BooksUnder Suspicion, Publish AmericaThe Master Plan, Avalon Books 2009 Invisible Force, Champagne Books 2009 Teach Yourself Accounting in 24 Hours, 1st 2nd editions Penguin USATeach Yourself Bookkeeping in 24 Hours, Penguin USAThe Complete Idiot s Guide to Surviving Bankruptcy, Penguin USAVideo Poker Play Longer with Less Risk, ECW Press



    128 thoughts on “A Deadly Hand

    • A Deadly Hand – A Dana Sloan Mystery – Review by Martha A. Cheves, Author of Stir, Laugh, Repeat and Think With Your Taste Buds – Desserts“Slim pickins,” he said, letting his body slide into the reclining position against the sturdy dumpster. He reached into another pocket of the filthy overcoat he wore and pulled out a pint-sized bottle of wine. He held it up to the light. It was almost empty. Shrugging his thin shoulders, the man drank from the bottle, draining it in a few swallows. [...]


    • This novel is the sort of mystery story that speaks to the nostalgia buff in me. Once upon a time, news reporters could be portrayed as crusading investigators, outdoing the police in catching criminals. Years of fact-based TV and sleazy reporters exposed have ruined that image of the journalist. Undaunted, Carol Costa gives us Dana Sloan, a determined and dedicated reporter who will even go so far as to risk her own life to get to the bottom of a story. I can't say for sure that Costa had Lois [...]


    • I think this is the first book of this author that I have read. I can't find another one from her. I enjoyed this book. The two main characters, Dana and Al Bruno, were great. Both were easy to like. A good combination of newsreporter and police work.



    • This is a pretty nice series. The writing's a little stilted sometimes, but intrepid investigative reporter Dana Sloan always gets to the bottom of things in style.


    • Great plot. I just couldn't get into the book really. I just felt like who were these people I was reading about. People being the main Character Dana. And Bruno? I had no feel for who they are .


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