The Big Cheese by Andrea C. Neil

Second in series

The Big Cheese

Book 2 of 
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For fans of Carl Hiaasen and Janet Evanovich comes a loveable and light-hearted mystery about ballroom dancing, bandits … and bad brie?

After decades spying for a top-secret shadow agency, Delphine Lougheed is ready to enjoy her well-deserved retirement in sunny Los Angeles. But while Delphine might think she’s done with the espionage business, it doesn’t seem to be done with her…

At the end of a fun evening of ballroom dancing with friends, Delphine’s former boss accuses her of a most heinous crime—cheese smuggling! But this is no ordinary case of lactose-based larceny. When Delphine and her former spy partner Kenji Yamamoto discover there’s a connection to a past intel operation that led to the death of one of their colleagues, they realize she’s on the verge of being framed for much more than fromage filching.

With Kenji determined to stay firmly retired, Delphine needs outside help. There’s only one other person she can trust: Florida Police Detective Roland Magnusson. Unfortunately, he’s not too happy to see the woman who recently thwarted his investigation into a ring of senior jewel thieves.

But with a little help from those laid-back SoCal vibes—and a few tiki room drinks—Roland puts his animosity aside to help Delphine figure out who’s got the money and who’s got the motive. And if they don’t sniff out the true criminal soon, Delphine’s retirement plans could end in a big stink.

The Big Cheese is the second book in the Old School Mystery series. Each book can be read as a stand-alone. Swipe your copy today!

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Nice Things from Readers!

“Cheesy!” — Advance Review

“The Big Cheese is a fun and fast-paced read that kept me guessing until the end. I enjoyed the author’s witty writing style and … the characters are well-developed and likable, especially Delphine, who is smart, brave, and sassy. The plot is full of twists and turns, and the climax is satisfying and surprising.” – A.Bates, Amazon review

If you enjoyed Andrea C. Neil’s “The Blingsters” then she’s got more fun in store for you with “The Big Cheese.” Slightly more than loosely connected, this COULD be read as a stand alone, but why? Why not commit the this fun series and read them all? Grandmother and former…(whispers) spy…Delphine is back at it and she’s foxtrotting her way through a stinky situation involving illegal cheese. YOU HEARD ME! ILLEGAL CHEESE! It’s a fun read and a good time with some senior agents, a cop out of water and a way too precocious grandchild. Come along for the ride, just don’t look in the trunk. – K.Bates, Amazon review

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