Chris Landrumas idyllic life of retirement on the South Carolina barrier island of Folly Beach just got turned upside down. After more than two decades, his ex-wife, Joan, calls to wish him a merry Christmas. He can tell she wants to tell him something more, but their conversation is cut short before he learns anything. Somethingas up. A second call from Joanas best friend delivers startling news. Joanas husband has just been killed in an automobile accident in the Smoky Mountains of Tennessee, and Joan wants Chris to investigate. Even though itas hundreds of miles from Chrisas peaceful beach cottage, he agrees to help. Meanwhile, Chrisas best and strangest friend, Charles, joins the working world as a bartending private detective, two jobs he stumbles and bumbles through with equal measures of incompetence. Country Cal, an aging country music singer and new bar owner, hires Charles to catch a petty thief who is stealing bourbon and cash. Heather, a psychic and Charlesas main squeeze, blames ghosts; since no one can figure out how the culprit is breaking in, she seems to be right. Unfortunately for Chris, heas got a little more to worry about than missing booze. It looks like Joanas husband was murdered. Now, Chris has to find the culprit before he becomes the next victimahardly a day at the beach!aIdiot, a he mumbled toward a yellow Chevy Malibu that pulled out in front of us. He shook his head. aWhere was I? Oh yeah. Munson even confessed that he overheard Tag talking to one of the service techs who had installed an imitationanbsp;...
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