Maggy Thorsen, co-owner of the Brookhills coffee-house Uncommon Grounds, is trapped in a shopping mall by a snow storm which cuts the electricity and phone lines. She finds the body of Way Benson, a local developer and owner of the mall. Maggy’s discovery unearths other refugees of the storm and it seems that more than one of these people has a motive for killing the arrogant Way. Then there is another murder.
Another great Maggy Thorsen mystery! As a late snowstorm traps Maggy and her mall neighbors together, they discover the body of the owner of the mall and all wonder who could have killed the man, with lots of potential suspects. The mall is getting ready to be sold, unbeknownst to Maggy, and she works on her list to narrow down the killer. A quick read, Balzo keeps you wondering till the end.