Santa Lucia “in” Crowd, Continued

Death_of_a_Beauty_Queen_1600x2400_(Ebook)Hi there, guys and dolls!  Here’s a few more of the new Santa Lucia social set, just waiting to get to know you a little better from DEATH OF A BEAUTY QUEEN.

Efrem and Rebecca Goldberg — She’s a high school chum of Poppy Cove shop girl, Betty Young.  As a newly wed wife of Efrem, she has recently moved back to Santa Lucia, where her husband is apprenticing  to take over her father Isaac’s jewelry business.  Efrem is a handsome young man with a bit to prove to his new boss and father-in-law.  He has plenty of new found ways to challenge the old traditions.

Isaac Mendelson — The proprietor of Mendelson’s Quality Jewelers, the well established fine gem business in Santa Lucia.  He’s a recent widower and feeling a little life weary,  anxious to hand over his business to his young turk, but wants it in his way, on his terms.

Mary Ann Rutherford — Miss Santa Lucia Princess Runner-Up.  A wickedly pretty girl with a mile long jealous streak.  She was after Nora’s title and boyfriend, possibly her new gems, too.  How low would she go?

Dirk Roberts — Local radio emcee and gad about town.  Recently divorced from a past reigning beauty queen who’s winged it off to Bel Air with a new plaything, he’s contemplating winning her back, but how?

There you have it, friends.  Santa Lucia’s all abuzz with gossip, murder and mayhem.  Come see how it all plays out in DEATH OF A BEAUTY QUEEN.


Barbara Jean

About Barbara Jean Coast

Barbara Jean Coast is the pen name of authors Andrea Taylor and Heather Shkuratoff. She is currently hard at work telling the cozy tales of the fictional town of Santa Lucia, loosely based on Santa Barbara in the late 50's, early 60's, known as The Poppy Cove Mysteries.
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