#Book Ø Hard Luck: A Cat Marsala Mystery ⚪ eBook or E-pub free

ok, not great #Book ì Hard Luck: A Cat Marsala Mystery õ Chicago journalist Cat Marsala is one of the most exciting new sleuths in mystery fiction In Hard Luck she sets out to discover what s really behind the Central States Lottery Cat discovers that things aren t quite what they seem at the lottery office when a man she s about to interview jumps or is pushed from a high rise to his death Chicago journalist Cat Marsala wasn t planning to work on a murder a lottery official falls or is pushed right before his meeting with her. This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here That entire last scene with Cat in the air ducts was very well executed I found myself reminding myself that I could breathe Good mystery and likable characters. HARD LUCK VGD Amato, Barbara VGChicago freelance journalist Cat Marsala, in her third outing here after Hardball and Hard Tack , watches the story of her career land literally in front of her when Jack Sligh, an Illinois lottery official, plummets to his death from a skyscraper Cat recognizes the corpse because she d made an appointment with Sligh in regard to an article she was writing on the proposed Central States Lottery Convinced Sligh was pushed, Cat begins an in depth investigat HARD LUCK VGD Amato, Barbara VGChicago freelance journalist Cat Marsala, in her third outing here after Hardball and Hard Tack , watches the story of her career land literally in front of her when Jack Sligh, an Illinois lottery official, plummets to his death from a skyscraper Cat recognizes the corpse because she d made an appointment with Sligh in regard to an article she was writing on the proposed Central States Lottery Convinced Sligh was pushed, Cat begins an in depth investigation of his co workers at the Illinois state lottery as D Amato develops her solidly plotted story Many of the employees Cat talks to belong to the large family of Sligh s estranged wife Doris Furman her sister, brother, nephew, and her father, who may well have mob connections Cat explores the ramifications the Central States organization might have on the Furman controlled state lottery to determine what, if anything, Sligh knew or intended to reveal that might have gotten him killed.This book is a wee bit weaker than the previous two, but it is still a very good read A murder mystery series set in Chicago, starring investigative reporter Cat Marsala who delves into corruption and crime in the windy city Hard hitting, suspenseful, sometimes edge of seat tension delivered with a snappy patter and tidbits only a native Chicagoan would know I enjoy her passion for her work and her sense of justice related in first person narrative Makes me feel like i should look for her byline next time I m in her town.