What Happened on Beale Street (Secrets of the South Mysteries Book 2)

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What Happened on Beale Street is an exciting addition to the Secrets of the South Mysteries from bestselling author Mary Ellis. These standalone, complex crime dramas follow a private investigator’s quest to make the world a better place…solving one case at a time.

A cryptic plea for help from a childhood friend sends cousins Nate and Nicki Price from New Orleans to Memphis, the home of scrumptious barbecue and soulful blues music. When they arrive at Danny Andre’s last known address, they discover signs of a struggle and a lifestyle not in keeping with the former choirboy they fondly remember.

Danny’s sister, Isabelle, reluctantly accepts their help. She and Nate aren’t on the best of terms due to a complicated past, yet they will have to get beyond that if they want to save Danny.

On top of Danny’s alarming disappearance and his troubled relationship with Isabelle, Nate also has to rein in his favorite cousin’s overzealousness as a new and eager PI. Confronted with a possible murder, mystery, and mayhem in the land of the Delta blues, Nate must rely on his faith and investigative experience to keep one or more of them from getting killed.

From the Author
While traveling through the South I became fascinated with the birth of the blues in rural Mississippi. I followed the “Blues Trail” to Beale Street in the heart of Memphis, a city which has enjoyed a fabulous rebirth in the last forty years. I decided to craft a story about a talented musician trying to put his faith into action in the after-hours clubs of the inner city.
About the Author
MaryEllis has written twelve award-winning novels set in the Amish community and several historical romances set during the Civil War. Herlatest, Midnight on the Mississippi, first of a new mystery series, Secretsof the South, is set in New Orleans. Before “retiring”to write full-time, Mary taught school and worked as a sales rep for HersheyChocolate, a job with amazingly sweet fringe benefits. Mary enjoys traveling,gardening, bicycling and swimming, and lives in Ohio with her husband, dog andcat. She can be found on the web at: maryellis.netor

“Easy to read, well researched and full of great discussion points for any book club, Mary Ellis’ novels should not be missed.”
—Carrie C. Wolfgang, Novel Destination-Used Book Emporium

“Author Mary Ellis is fast becoming my favorite mystery/suspense author!… With Ellis’s skillful writing, characters and settings come alive, both main and secondary characters as well as the historic hotel’s backstory.”
—Laurie Kingery, author of Hill Country Courtship

“I have nothing but praise for this fast-paced, superbly written story that combines suspense, romance, and faith. ”
—Susan Simpson, author

“Mary Ellis does a good job of making this story stand on its own.”
—Pegg Thomas

“I enjoyed the book very much.”
—April Barnett

“I thought I knew exactly how it would end, but Mary Ellis seems to be able to surprise me to the very last page. The suspense makes this hard, if not impossible, to stop reading once you start. I see more stories coming with this wonderful cast of characters and I am curious where we will travel to next.”
—Sherry Fundin
–This text refers to the paperback edition.

Product Key Features
Format Trade Paperback
Language English
Publication Year 2016
Number of Pages 352 Pages

Item Length 8.5in.
Item Height 0.8in.
Item Width 5.5in.
Item Weight 9.9 Oz

Additional Product Features
Series Volume Number 2
Author Mary Ellis
Copyright Date 2016
Target Audience Trade
Topic Christian / Romance, Mystery & Detective / General, Christian / Suspense
Lccn 2015-027110
Dewey Decimal 813/.6
Series Secrets of the South Mysteries Ser.
Dewey Edition 23
Genre Fiction



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