Armed

      Elaine Macko
Armed

(The Alex Harris Mystery Series)

Alex investigates murder in a mannequin factory.When Alex Harris, owner of the Always Prepared temporary agency, stumbles over the body of Mrs. Scott, nothing will ever be the same. And when the police investigation leads right back to her, Alex decides that it's time she took matters into her own hands before the real murderer strikes again and really ruins Christmas.Along with her sister and partner, Samantha Daniels, and their assistant, Millie Chapman, the Winston Churchill-quoting, M&M-popping Alex probes and plods through red herring after red herring uncovering a lot more than murder.Investigating with a bulldog tenacity that would make Winston proud, Alex doesn't let anything interfere with her sleuthing. Not even a midnight caper in the factory and an attack from a mechanical mannequin gone berserk can keep her from finding out the truth to the deadly deeds lurking within.In this, the first Alex Harris Mystery, follow our heroine to Christmas night and the murderer's home where Alex unravels the secrets in Mrs. Scott's past, and manages to get clobbered in the bargain!

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