CBGreenfield No Lady in the House Author:Lucille Kallen No one answers the doorbell of the expensive house: the lady is out, working - and angry. A cleaning woman fails to show up - and never will. Two respectable men threaten mayhem over flood control. An abandoned school building spells trouble. C.B. Greenfield, publisher of the Sloan's Ford Reporter, faced with murder, goes off with his cello to p... more »lay Schubert. Ane Maggie Rome, his chief reporter and reluctant Watson, wears out the tires on her Honda in pursuit of clues that involve an actress manque and a best-selling author felled by success. In this book Lucille Kallen praised as the most promising mystery writer in America, displays her customary wit and charm, but this time Greenfield and Rome cut deeper into the fabric of contemporary middle-class life.« less
The vocabulary was excellent; however, the plot was very hard to follow. This writer has a lot of promise. Perhaps if she wrote more succinctly. The Greenfield character is good. Maggie is kind of an airhead.