Wednesday, April 07, 2010

The Mystery Bookshelf: Flipping Out by Marshall Karp, A Lomax & Biggs Mystery

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The Mystery Bookshelf, where you can discover a library of new mysteries, is pleased to feature a new mystery series title we recently received from the publisher.

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Flipping Out by Marshall Karp
A Lomax & Biggs Mystery (3rd in series)
St. Martin's Minotaur (Trade Paperback)
Publication Date: April 2010
ISBN-13: 978-0-312-37823-3

Flipping Out by Marshall Karp
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About Flipping Out (from the publisher): Nora Bannister writes murder mysteries with a twist – a very lucrative twist. She buys a run-down house in LA, and while her business partners turn it into a showpiece, Nora makes it the scene of a grisly murder and the star of the next book in her bestselling House To Die For series.

As soon as the book goes on sale, there’s a bidding frenzy for the house. It seems a lot of people are willing to pay a lot of money to live in a real house where a fictional character has died a violent death.

Just before Nora’s latest book hits the market, one of her house-flipping partners is murdered. LAPD Detectives Mike Lomax and Terry Biggs are assigned the case, but this one is a hot potato. The dead woman is also the wife of one of their fellow cops.

In fact, all of Nora’s partners are married to cops, so when the killer strikes again, Mike and Terry realize that somebody is out to murder the house flippers. And the next logical target is Marilyn Biggs – Terry’s wife.

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About Marshall Karp: An award-winning former advertising executive, Marshall Karp is a playwright, a screenwriter, and has written and produced numerous TV shows. Having paid his dues in Hollywood, he began killing the people he used to work with. His first novel, The Rabbit Factory, set in a Disneyesque studio, introduces LAPD Detectives Mike Lomax and Terry Biggs. In Bloodthirsty, they returned when some of the most powerful and hated men in show business turn up dead. Marshall is at work on the further adventures of Lomax & Biggs deep in the woods of New York’s Hudson Valley, where he subsists on nuts, berries, and reader feedback. Visit him at his website,

Mysterious Reviews: Mysteries Reviewed by the Hidden Staircase Mystery BooksMysteries by Marshall Karp reviewed by Mysterious Reviews: Flipping Out (2009).

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