By Melodie Johnson-Howe

The new Diana Poole crime mystery takes our beginner sleuth deep into Southern California's underworld to discover the secret of a diamond-encrusted scorpion—and the cause of the murders that stick with in its wake.

Diana Poole’s final motion picture was once a flop, yet she earned adequate funds to mend up her Malibu apartment. One afternoon status outdoor it, she sees a lady around the road waving at her. Diana doesn’t realize her. nonetheless waving, the lady walks into the oncoming vehicles and is killed immediately. Why might somebody do that?

The subsequent evening, whereas nonetheless horrified by way of the coincidence, Diana is held at gunpoint by way of a guy challenging the useless woman’s scorpion. what sort of scorpion? A stay one? A brooch? A pendant? Diana searches the twist of fate scene and unearths a diamond-encrusted item within the form of a scorpion. Breathless, she recalls her celeb mom exhibiting it to her the final time she observed her alive. 

Did the girl who used to be waving at her wish her to work out it? used to be the woman’s dying relatively an twist of fate? Why did the gunman wish the scorpion? Did her mom particularly die of average factors? might it were murder? 

With the diamond-encrusted item as her merely clue, Diana is going on a heart-pounding trip decided to discover solutions. yet asking loads of questions can disenchanted humans. specially the unpredictable killer who's stalking her.

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