"A fine job -- expertly written, with an ingenious wine caper set in the Napa Valley." The New York Times Book Review. A Michael Spraggue Mystery by the author of "Dead Heat." Michael Spraggue, a wealthy private eye turned movie actor, is in the middle of making a trashy Hollywood movie about -- what else? -- a private eye, when he gets a phone call from his sometime lover and current business partner in a California winery, Kate Holloway. Kate has troubling news. Not only has Lenny Brent, their volatile winemaker, vanished, but an unidentifiable corpse has appeared -- and Kate's the prime suspect! Spraggue hurries over in time to discover a second dead body -- that of Lenny. Can Spraggue solve this vintage mystery before he finds himself corked ?
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|display_description||To save his winery, independently wealthy actor and former PI Michael Spraggue investigates a Napa Valley slaying Shooting on location in Boston for a new film, Michael Spraggue has just tumbled down a flight of stairs when a call comes in from California. On the line is Kate Holloway, Michael's on-again-off-again lover and partner in a fledgling California winery. It's harvest time and their winemaker has disappeared. Right after Kate reported him missing, the police found a corpse on their property, the victim so savagely murdered that identification is close to impossible. Now Kate is in jail. Soon after Michael arrives in Napa, a second body turns up and the police become convinced that Kate is the killer. To save his winery and free his girl, Michael will have to find the real killer before the harvest comes in. Bitter Finishis the 2nd book in the Michael Spraggue Mysteries, but you may enjoy reading the series in any order.|
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|record_details||hoopla:MWT11554159|eBook|eBook||English|Open Road Media Mystery & Thriller ,|2015.|1 online resource, ils:.b40960183|Large Print|Books||English|Center Point Pub.,|2000.|263 pages (large print) ; 23 cm.|
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|subject_facet||Actors -- Fiction, Boston (Mass.) -- Fiction, Detective and mystery fiction, Electronic books, Fiction, Spraggue, Michael (Fictitious character) -- Fiction|
|title_full||Bitter Finish [electronic resource] Barnes, Linda., Bitter finish [large print] / Linda Barnes|
|topic_facet||Actors, Electronic books, Spraggue, Michael (Fictitious character)|