"Cozy adventure for mystery buffs." --"Library Journal" Murder's a showstopper The fancy-footed Happy Hoofers--Tina, Janice, Pat, Mary Louise, and Gini-- are kicking off Carnival by entertaining posh guests at the most elegant hotel in Rio de Janeiro. Stunning beaches and spectacular views abound. But the party is cut short for the fab five when their alluring Brazilian companion is found dead in her room, without a clue as to what killed her. As the samba-loving sleuths sift the evidence, they realize that even in beautiful Rio, murder can set the stage--and steal the show Includes Travel Tips And Tasty Recipes Praise for the Happy Hoofers Mysteries "A fun read . . . the camaraderie between the characters is intriguing." --"RT Book Reviews" "McHugh delivers murder and mayhem." --Jerilyn Dufresne "Hilarity and hijinks." --Nancy Coco.
About the Author
Mary McHugh graduated from Wheaton College in Norton, Massachusetts, with a B.A. in English Literature and studied at the Sorbonne in Paris. She is the author of the first three books in the Happy Hoofers series--Chorus Lines, Caviar, Corpses; and Flamenco, Flan, and Fatalities; and Cancans, Croissants, and Caskets; nineteen nonfiction books; and two other novels. She was a contributing editor for Cosmopolitan, an articles editor at Woman's World, Travel Holiday, and Bridal Guide, and has written articles for The New York Times, Good Housekeeping, and Family Circle. She loves to tap dance and to travel--two passions that inspired her to write the Happy Hoofers series. She lives in the New York area. Visit her at www.marymchugh.org.