Friend of the Firm: a Sheldon Bailey Mystery by Frances Richter ISBN 978-0-9818319-0-9 214 Pg $15.00 + $3.00 P&H. Homicide attorney Sheldon Bailey struggles to solve two murders as she becomes enamored with an enticing client, Liv Jordan. When Liv's startling past is unraveled, Sheldon's integrity is tested to the limit. Danger abounds when evil intentions are revealed, leading Sheldon toward deadly consequences. To order send check or money order to Moonfest Publishing 460 W. Center Ave. Mooresville, NC 28115. Contact the author via her web site  or by fax at 704-662-3231.  Published by Moonfest Publishing.

Nominated for a 2009 Pushcart Prize

Coming soon by Moonfest Publishing:
Love Valley:  a Sheldon Bailey Mystery

Horse shows, rodeo queens, cowboys and . . .  murder?


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About the Author

About the book

Author Frances Richter has delivered an electrifying new mystery, Friend of the Firm, featuring homicide defense attorney Sheldon Bailey. An attractive Lesbian and senior partner in an influential Charlotte law firm, Sheldon appears to have everything; a great career, a devoted life-partner, and an active social life. But Sheldon unexpectedly becomes embroiled in the passionate schemes of an extraordinary beauty, Liv Jordan. Livís roommate has disappeared and is found days later in a burned car on a bank of the Catawba River, and Liv becomes the prime suspect. A passionate entanglement emerges between them, and Sheldon struggles to protect her and is shocked to learn of Livís dangerously lurid past. 

Friend of the Firm will inspire and delight, terrify and consume as you become acquainted with Sheldon and spiral toward an unusual and satisfying ending.

About the Author

Frances Richter has lived all of her life in the deep South, most of it spent in the beautiful Charlotte, North Carolina area. She takes an interest in child welfare issues, and volunteers her time and talents working in the community for neglected and abused children.

Her eclectic style and the revealing of intricacies of the Lesbian and Gay communities combined with mainstream Southern existence has captured an integral part of North Carolina culture and diversity.

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