McNally's dilemma

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Palm Beach private investigator Archy McNally takes on the murder of a socialite and uncovers a thorny tangle of blackmail and deceit, south Florida style.

Playboy Geoffrey Williams is dead. But it's not a search for the killer that brings Archy McNally to the case; the lovely Melva Williams readily admits to the crime passionnel. After finding Geoff in a precarious position with an attractive young lady, she pulled the trigger on husband number two. It sounds like an open-and-shut case for McNally & Son's Department of Discreet Inquiries, until Melva asks Archy to shield her daughter, Veronica, from the press and paparazzi. Gallant Archy takes the case -- and escorts grown-up and gorgeous Veronica home to the McNally manse. Rumors fly, and some of them may be true.

Veronica is no damsel in distress, though, and she's certainly not sorry her stepfather is in the grave. When her story doesn't match Melva's, which doesn't match Geoff's, Archy realizes he does indeed have a dilemma on his hands. Someone's lying, and the one person who knows the truth -- Geoff's perky playmate -- has gotten away.

A delectable combination of high society and high jinks, and featuring some of the most eccentric characters to populate Florida's Gold Coast, McNally's Dilemma is as witty and charming as Archy McNally himself.

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Grouped Work ID58b701eb-adfd-bf3a-3a32-ecec0254169a
Grouping Titlemcnally s dilemma
Grouping Authorlardo vincent
Grouping Categorybook
Last Grouping Update2019-11-29 01:19:30AM
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display_descriptionLawrence Sanders's beloved sleuth Archy McNally returns in a novel by Vincent Lardo Archy McNally investigates a murderous crime of passion on the tennis court that is much more than it seems The Palm Beach tennis season starts off with a bang when a pro is shot by his wife after she catches him with another woman. For Archy McNally, private investigator to the rich and infamous, the case seems open and shut. The killer, twice-married socialite Melva Williams, confesses to offing her cheating spouse in a moment of passion. Now she wants McNally to do her a favor: Keep the paparazzi away from her daughter, Veronica. Playing babysitter to the beautiful Veronica and remaining faithful to his fiancée prove beyond McNally's capabilities. Before he can sort out his private life, blackmail enters the picture. As McNally attempts to find the truth amidst all the lies, his investigation must include a look into the past-and a tragedy that the world will never forget.
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ils:.b11877893Large PrintBooksEnglishThorndike Press, 2000.431 pages (large print) ; 23 cm.
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seriesArchy McNally mysteries
series_with_volumeArchy McNally mysteries|8
subject_facetDetective and mystery fiction
Electronic books
Large type books
McNally, Archy (Fictitious character) -- Fiction
Mystery fiction
Palm Beach (Fla.) -- Fiction
Private investigators -- Florida -- Palm Beach -- Fiction
title_displayMcNally's dilemma
title_fullMcNally's dilemma [electronic resource] Lardo, Vincent.
McNally's dilemma [text (large print)] / [based on the character created by] Lawrence Sanders
title_shortMcNally's dilemma
topic_facetElectronic books
McNally, Archy (Fictitious character)
Private investigators