Our lady of immaculate deception: a novel

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Big truck, big dog, big hair. Bad attitude.Roxy Abruzzo, bestselling author Nancy Martin's latest creation, is the loud-mouthed, sexy, independent-minded niece of a Pittsburgh Mafia boss trying to go (mostly) straight. She'd like to stay completely out of her uncle Carmine's shady business dealings, though he's trying to reel her in. She'd like to concentrate on the architectural salvage business she runs mostly on the up-and-up for a tidy profit. She'd like to keep her rebellious teenage daughter on the straight and narrow. But Roxy knows where all the good intentions in the world usually lead, and when she can't help herself from tucking away an ancient Greek statue that's not really hers, she pays for it by getting caught up in the chaos surrounding the sordid murder of the statue's former owner, the heir to a billion-dollar Pittsburgh steel fortune.Of course, Roxy has plenty of help getting in and out of trouble, including her sidekick, "Nooch" Santonucci, who is too dumb to say no to whatever Roxy wants to do and strong enough to do it; her widowed aunt Loretta, a lawyer whose big hair and short skirts are as big a help to her in court as her brains; and Patrick Flynn, ex-marine, professional chef, and former high school flame, fresh from Afghanistan to torture Roxy, just like old times.With her wicked sense of humor and a devilishly clever new series premise, the author of the beloved Blackbird Sisters mysteries has crafted another mystery destined to be a bestseller.
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subject_facet Art thefts -- Fiction
Billionaires -- Crimes against -- Fiction
FICTION / Mystery & Detective / Women Sleuths
Mafia -- Fiction
Mystery fiction
Pittsburgh (Pa.) -- Fiction
Recycling (Waste) -- Fiction
Rich -- Fiction
Rich people -- Fiction
Salvage (Waste, etc.) -- Fiction
Salvage -- Fiction
Single mothers -- Fiction
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Our lady of immaculate deception : a novel [electronic resource] / Nancy Martin
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Billionaires
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Recycling (Waste)
Rich
Rich people
Salvage
Salvage (Waste, etc.)
Single mothers