Happy never after

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In this fourth installment of the widely acclaimed Callahan Garrity series, the South's favorite cleaning lady/sleuth immerses herself in the world of sixties girl groups and nineties rap groups to hunt the killer of a suave, self-serving record producer.The last thing Callahan needs is a new case. Her maid service is running above capacity and her boyfriend, Mac, is heading to Birmingham to see his ex-wife for the first time in ten years. But she can't resist this case because it involves the VelvetTeens, her absolute favorite girl group from the sixties. The surviving VelvetTeens, Rita Fontaine and Vonette Hunsecker, are all set to make a comeback movie deal when their onetime producer, Stuart Hightower, prohibits them from using the VelvetTeen name or singing their old songs. Rita, whose years of alcoholism and dead-end jobs have dulled her judgment, threatens Stuart publicly the day before he's found shot to death by his swimming pool. Nearby lies Rita, unconscious, and everybody thinks it's an open-and-shut case except Vonette, who hires Callahan to prove Rita's innocence.Callahan learns that Hightower had made more enemies than records - from the disc jockey he'd blackmailed to the pop diva he'd scorned to the sullen teenager he'd transformed into a rap sensation to his icily efficient second-in-command at SkyHi Records. Even as Callahan trawls the underside of the music business she must strive to rein in her wayward boyfriend, control the eccentric troupe of "girls" she employs, and avoid the attentions of a killer.
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Grouped Work ID3d633627-f24f-91da-6c4f-aa7bc609a555
Grouping Titlehappy never after
Grouping Authortrocheck kathy hogan
Grouping Categorybook
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auth_author2Andrews, Mary Kay, 1954-
Huber, Hillary.
authorTrocheck, Kathy Hogan, 1954-
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display_descriptionCallahan Garrity is the owner of house mouse, a cleaning service that tidies up after Atlanta's elite. She's also a former cop and a part-time sleuth. She and her coterie of devoted helpers can ransack a house for clues faster than it takes a fingerprint to set. Keeping Rita Fontaine, a washed-up 1960s teenage rock star, out of jail is a tough job. It's nothing less than murder when Stu Hightower, the vain, temperamental president of a thriving Atlanta recording company, is found murdered in the den of his posh home. His only companions are the slug in his heart and Rita, dead drunk and looking guilty. Callahan believes in Rita's innocence, but discovering who killed Hightower could send her floating down a river of lost dreams without a paddle.
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seriesCallahan Garrity mysteries
series_with_volumeCallahan Garrity mysteries|4
subject_facetAtlanta (Ga.) -- Fiction
Cleaning personnel -- Georgia -- Atlanta -- Fiction
Detective and mystery stories
Garrity, Callahan (Fictitious character)
Garrity, Callahan (Fictitious character) -- Fiction
Mystery fiction
Women cleaning personnel -- Fiction
Women detectives -- Georgia -- Atlanta -- Fiction
title_displayHappy never after
title_fullHappy never after / Kathy Hogan Trocheck
Happy never after [electronic resource] / Mary Kay Andrews, [writing as Kathy Hogan Trocheck]
title_shortHappy never after
topic_facetCleaning personnel
Detective and mystery stories
Garrity, Callahan (Fictitious character)
Women cleaning personnel
Women detectives