Cheshire Cat's Eye Author:Marcia Muller Sharon McCone is plunged into intrigue and murder. This time, her snooping leads her to San Francisco's "painted Ladies," the landmark disrict of gaudily colored Victorian row houses. Responding to her old friend Jake Kaufmann's urgent call, Sharon is shocked to find him dead in a pool o9f red paint in the house he was restoring. Assuming tha... more »t his killer will be found among the glamorous, fashionable figures of San Francisco's architectural community, Sharon is soon embroiled iln the internal battles between the matronly, upper-crust preservationists and the flamboyant, funky defenders of the psychedelic houses.
Her investigation narrows to the pursuit of a single, very valuable clue: a one-of-a-kind Tiffany lamp with the grinning face of the Cheshire Cat emblazoned among the stained-glass leaves. But it is when Sharon herself is implicated in Jake's death that the pressure reaches its peak - and it takes all of her daring to get herself out of this one. Love, not money, is the motive for murder here in the best Sharon McCone mystery yet. 3rd book in series« less