Prestige, Privilege & Murder
- Title: Prestige, Privilege & Murder (A Stacie Maroni Mystery Book 1)
- Author: Christa Nardi
- Genre: Family Life, Women’s Fiction, Divorce, Fiction, Contemporary,
Mystery, Thriller, Suspense, Cozy Mystery
- Length: 127 pages
- Publication Date: January 10, 2018
Prestige, Privilege & Murder – Synopsis
A divorce decree is made null and void by murder. Stacie Maroni, HR specialist and trauma counselor, isn’t prepared for the murder of her estranged husband. His death and custody of their Maltese, Jasper, barely sink in and someone is after her. Her in-laws and her husband’s law firm strive to keep up the pretense that all is above reproach and idyllic. As she goes through her husband’s effects, Stacie discovers possible motives for his murder. Unfortunately, neither she nor the police know why someone is after her. Whatever the true motive may be, it soon becomes clear that Stacie might be the next victim. Can she sort it out with Jasper by her side? Mystery with a side of romance and new beginnings.
Christa Nardi is an accomplished author of cozy mysteries. Christa’s background is in higher education and psychology, much as her protagonist, Sheridan Hendley in the Cold Creek mystery series. She has always loved mysteries – reading them, writing them, and solving them. Christa is a member of Sisters in Crime. When not writing or reading, Christa and her husband enjoy travel, three grandchildren, and their dogs.
Murder at Cold Creek College is the first in the Cold Creek series, set in a small, fictitious town in Virginia and Sheridan is an accidental sleuth called on to assist the detective in charge of a colleague’s murder. The fifth and last in the series, Murder and a Wedding, was released on August 10, 2017. Sheridan may be moving, but she still gets involved in mysteries with the Sheridan Hendley series.
Christa also authors the Stacie Maroni Myseries. Stacie is a strong female at a crossroads in her life who works with victims of domestic violence. Going back to memories of the Dana Girls, Christa collaborates with Cassidy Salem on a YA mystery series featuring teen sisters.