Beacon Street Mourning Author:Dianne Day Fremont Jones learns that her father, Leonard, is gravely ill and hospitalized in Boston. Deeply distressed, and always suspicious of her detested stepmother, Augusta, Fremont sets out with her life-partner, Michael Archer, to be at her father's side. Leonard is sent home from the hospital only to die shortly thereafter in the middle of the ni... more »ght. Could Augusta be complicit in his illness? Fremont is certain of it, and she immediately begins to search the house for possible poisons. But then Augusta herself is shot to death, which would seem to exonerate her from blame - or does it? Determined to uncover the truth. Fremont and Michael embark on their own private investigation and soon discover potential suspects in some of the least likely places. "If you think the last thing the world needs is another spunky female sleuth, you have yet to make the acquaintance of the irrepressible Fremont Jones." (San Francisco Chronicle)« less
Much better than the previous 2 titles in the series. Fremont returns to Boston for the first time since moving to San Francisco because her father is apparently dying. Of course, Michael is with her. But is her father's illness natural or is he being murdered slowly? Two people will die before Fremont and Michael get to the bottom of things.