Under Lock & Skeleton Key: A Secret Staircase Mystery by Gigi Pandian
Tempest Raj fled Las Vegas after her career as a magician imploded. An elaborate illusion back fired resulting in a devastating accident that almost ended her life. In Tempest returns to Hidden Creek, San Francisco, California, to regroup. She contacts her friend, Sanjay Rai, the Hindi Houdini, to aid her relaunch. Unfortunately, murder intercedes.
Along with her 15-pound rabbit, Abracadabra, Tempest reunites with families and friends to discover who killed Cassidy, her doppelgänger and stage assistant found murdered inside a hidden room of her father’s current client’s home.
The Raj family are known for their magic and mystifying deaths. Haunting occurrences complicates Tempest’s investigation. Could this recent murder be related to her mother’s inexplicable disappearance? Gigi Pandian creates another puzzling lock room mystery—her specialty. Prepare your tea and grab the cookies. This book is a delightful afternoon treat.