[Ebook] ↠ Death at the Art Gallery Author Don D'Ammassa – Moi-sosedi.info

Death at the Art Gallery Mystery book club book. It Isn T A Matter Of Trust, Dusty It S Professional Ethics You Re Not An Employee And You Re Not Assigned To The Case I Felt Her Arms Around My Shoulders And Figured She D Decided To Drop The Subject In Favor Of A Physical Pleasure When Her Hand Slipped Inside My Jacket And Deftly Removed My Wallet From The Inside Pocket And Just What Are You Doing, Young Lady Ignoring Me, She Opened The Wallet, Riffled Through The Paper Money, And Extracted A Five Is That For My Share Of Supper No, Supper Is On Me This Is My Retainer Convinced That Her Uncle Walter S Suicide Was Actually Murder, Kari Spencer Asks Private Investigator Paul Birch To Look Into The Matter Though He S Not Convinced, Birch Is Willing To Spend Some Time Putting Her Fears To Rest.His Investigation Focuses On The Tontine, An Art Gallery Where The Dead Man Was Part Owner And Where The Partners Have Strong Differences Of Opinion Over How The Business Should Be Run The Deeper He Probes, The Murkier The Investigation Becomes To Make Matters Worse, Dusty, Birch S Insatiably Curious Writer Girlfriend, Becomes Interested In The Case And Starts Her Own Investigation.As Birch Picks His Way Through A Series Of Threatening Letters, Questionable Ethical Practices, A Quirky Will, A Mysterious Twin Brother, And A Second Death, What Should Have Been A Simple Case Turns Into A Deadly Trap For Birch And The Woman He Loves. This is the first book I ve read by Don D ammassa tho it was a little slow in the beginning, I really liked his style of writing The story line did pick up after the first 50 pages I found the plot enjoyable I would definitely read something else by this author. NOTE I got an advance reader of this book I m a mystery reader from a family of mystery readers I ve read Parker and Wolfe and Block and Chandler and Hammett and Sneaky Pie Brown and Westlake okay, like capers there and Boris Akunin and Donna Leon, and Colin Cotterill, and, well the list goes on Death at the Art Gallery isn t a cozy, but it also isn t a bloody knuckles, bullet filled bruiser either Birch s detached nature and not dramatic detective work is very appealing, and especially later in the book his voice becomes a strong and interesting without being too detached.It s one thing to meet a character in bits and pi I received an advanced reader copy of this book from the publisher with the expectation I d write a review.This is a slow paced, traditional mystery Low stakes, little emotion, and low tension If you like the idea of a detached PI solving a death in an art gallery, you may enjoy figuring out who the murderer is and their motive I did feel that it was an extremely slow starting story due to the introduction of many characters in the PI firm that are truly not important to the plot There is also unneeded discussion of other clients and their work that bogs the story down It felt like the author wanted to create a well rounded and realistic work setting for his sleuth, but it works against the pace of his story And if you don t mind phrases like sipped hot liquid when drank coffee would do, it s a different setting and there are enough suspects to keep you searching for culprit It also feels like the story ta

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