New York instances bestselling writer Carol Higgins Clark is a local of latest Jersey. So is her sleuth Regan Reilly. In Mobbed, Clark sends Regan “down the shore” the place they've got either vacationed due to the fact that youth. yet this journey seems to be no holiday for Regan!
PI Regan Reilly and her husband, Jack, head of the NYPD significant Case Squad, plan to spend the weekend on the Jersey shore together with her mom and dad. Regan’s mom, suspense author Nora Regan Reilly, might be celebrating her birthday on Saturday. yet Regan’s weekend will get off to an early begin while she gets a telephone name from her mom asking if she’d hop on a educate at once.
Regan had simply accomplished providing undesirable information to a highschool classmate. Hayley Patton is a profitable big apple urban occasion planner, who had turn into suspicious that her beau, Scott, was once seeing different ladies and employed Regan to stick to him. while Hayley received the lowdown on Scott’s treachery, she vowed revenge with such vehemence that Regan is anxious that Hayley may move too a long way.
Turns out Nora had additionally simply spoken to an agitated highschool classmate. Karen Frawley Fulton, who lives in San Diego, known as Nora after studying her mother’s plans for the day. To Karen’s surprise, Edna Frawley simply offered their domestic on the Jersey shore and is having a storage sale to finish all storage revenues. every thing the attractive younger actress Cleo Paradise left in the back of while she lately rented the home is up for grabs. The irrepressible Edna even rented a airplane to fly over the seashore touting the sale, utilizing Cleo’s identify as bait. Karen’s heading East yet asks Nora to delight visit the home and, she hopes, curtail the other outrageous antics her mom most likely has in brain. Nora consents and asks Regan to hitch her.
Regan and Nora arrive on the Frawley domestic to discover a mob of garage-sale junkies ready on the entrance gate. Regan is astonished to determine Scott’s brand-new fiancée, who quick makes herself scarce.
Once contained in the condominium, Regan turns into more and more suspicious approximately why Cleo left such a lot of assets at the back of whilst she vacated Edna’s domestic suddenly. used to be she in that a lot of a rush? Regan wonders. “Where did Cleo go?” is a query too many of us are without warning asking. yet nobody has the reply. It isn’t lengthy sooner than Regan unearths herself looking for Cleo, whose subsequent hours might be her final.
Mobbed is one other “fast-paced secret with unforeseen plot twists and Clark’s trademark humor” (The day-by-day Beast).