The Sweet Golden Parachute(2006)
(The fifth book in the Berger and Mitry series)
A novel by David Handler
There+s a storm brewing in Dorset. Two of the town+s most troublesome brothers are returning from a two-year stint in prison. One of the elite families is in turmoil, as a bitter daughter seeks to take over her eccentric mother+s assets. And two young people from these long feuding families are dating, to everyone+s disapproval. All tension is about to break, and does, when a homeless man is inexplicably murdered.Who better to step in than Dorset+s own endearing odd couple, pudgy New York film critic Mitch Berger and booty-licious police officer Desiree Mitry. Des is thinking over Mitch+s marriage proposal and the two just might be able to come to an agreement, if they can solve this latest puzzle.Handler expertly renders his cast of vivid characters and the entertaining entanglement of their lives in this latest addition to the widely acclaimed series.
Used availability for David Handler's The Sweet Golden Parachute
March 2006 : USA Hardback
April 2007 : USA, Canada Kindle edition