Under A Desert Sky

Under A Desert Sky The young Hispanic housekeeper for the Desert Sky Resort in Palm Springs didn t stand a chance and now lies in a widening pool of her own blood It s up to Chief Detective Nicole Lewis to solve the cas
  • Title: Under A Desert Sky
  • Author: Loren Lockner
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  • Page: 197
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  • Under A Desert Sky
    The young Hispanic housekeeper for the Desert Sky Resort in Palm Springs didn t stand a chance and now lies in a widening pool of her own blood It s up to Chief Detective Nicole Lewis to solve the case and she quickly uncovers a lurid tale involving possessive boyfriends, provocative photographs, missing funds, and an attempted assassination of the Resort s director, JustThe young Hispanic housekeeper for the Desert Sky Resort in Palm Springs didn t stand a chance and now lies in a widening pool of her own blood It s up to Chief Detective Nicole Lewis to solve the case and she quickly uncovers a lurid tale involving possessive boyfriends, provocative photographs, missing funds, and an attempted assassination of the Resort s director, Justin Zachary Soon Nicole is on the run with the chief suspect in the case, whose mesmerizing presence will either get her fired, killed, or worse yet, break her heart
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  • Loren Lockner

    Loren Lockner has been writing romantic intrigues and mysteries for years, becoming addicted to the genre at an early age after receiving The Complete Sherlock Holmes as a birthday present Born and raised in Southern California and educated at the University of California, her frequent travels across the United States and Canada inspired fascinating settings frequented by intelligent and determined heroines Loren also writes children s books, mysteries, political thrillers, and fantasies under the name Tyan Wyss Loren enjoys traveling, playing tennis, cooking, maintaining fresh and salt water aquariums, and watching BBC versions of classic novels She is married with two adult children.

  • 145 Comments

  • A maid is found dead lying in a pool of blood in a deserted and locked swanky hotel washroom in the middle of the night Sounds simple, right Anything but This story has plenty of twists and turns, leaving you guessing as to who the culprit is and his or her motives This story has the right balance between exposition and action, and between descriptive scenes and action packed frenzy The main character, a detective, is very likeable as she strives to crack the case.The only thing I couldn t imagi [...]


  • The purpose of Thrifty Thursday is to read a book which was free at some point Kindle freebie on October 4, 2014 currently 3.39 as of writing this post Overall rating 4.50 with 18 ratings and 11 reviewsThis is a brave pick than I thought with so few ratings and reviews I actually liked Under a Desert Sky with both romance and mystery The descriptions of the area and development of the characters was well done There were quite a number of characters, too This is a murder being investigated by th [...]


  • I m one of those mystery readers with the annoying habit of figuring out who the villain is half way through the first chapter If you re like me, and you re hankering for an honest to God surprise, then you ll love Under a Desert Sky This clever romantic suspense thriller takes you through myriad twists and turns until the gripping ending when you finally discover whodunit The book is set against the vibrant scenery of the glorious southwest, and features a host of vivid characters, headed by a [...]


  • Loved it Loren Lockner weaves a story full of suspense and drama that is rich in color and imagery The sizzling heat of the sun in the desert is only rivaled by the hot simmering heat between Nicole Lewis, a detective for the Palm Springs Police Department, and the main suspect in a brutal murder that has occurred at a near by resort hotel.The author takes the reader on a roller coaster ride that has Nicole fighting to stay alive as and people turn up dead.



  • This was a truly great book I think what I loved the most was Nicole, the heroine of this book, was no damsel in distress It was a nice change to read a book where the female MC is not only independent and doesn t need a male to validate her, but she s competent and even the mistakes she makes through the book are realistic and from circumstance From the first sentence, the reader is absorbed into the story and thrust right into the middle of murder, mystery and intrigue with a large cast of su [...]


  • The novel plunges into action right at the beginning with a murder The heroine, who is the investigation officer, is feisty with lots of spunk As new twists and turns emerge, the author keeps the reader guessing on the identity of the killer and actually introduces several potentials which kept me gripped to the story With few hints on the identity of the potential murderer splashed in the story, the story line is a mixture of Agatha Raisin s crime mysteries and Penny Jordan s romance The romanc [...]


  • Who doesn t love a good whodunit Loren Lockner delivers in grand style in Under a Desert Sky, a sophisticated murder mystery that will keep you guessing until the final pages Set in the posh resort town of Palm Springs, California, the thriller begins when housekeeper Elena Gonzales is found in the executive washroom of the Desert Sky Hotel with her throat slit A host of colorful suspects are immediately identified by Detective Nicole Lewis and her partner, Bud most of them employees of the ritz [...]


  • The book was very interesting but not exceptional and it still needs urgently some proof reading if even I see the mistakes regarding incorrect words, word order or tenses and those are my weaknesses in English I still learned some new words love it all the time and had the feeling the language was above the average street level English.I loved both main characters and appreciated it very much the clues were enough to figure out who the perp was if I really wanted about half way through the book [...]


  • Romance Adventure Murder MysteryThe story begins with a young woman s murder, but the real focus of the story is the relationship between the heroine detective Nicole, and the mysterious tall, dark, and handsome Justin Zachary, who might be Nicole s true love or might be a murderer and embezzler The book is a thoroughly enjoyable read that includes true love, murders, car chases, desert scenery, doubts, false leads, and a handsome blonde haired villain.Lockner s signature blend of romance and cr [...]


  • Under a Desert Sky is a romance mystery, heavy on the who done it Detective Nicole Lewis becomes mired in an ever deepening murder investigation after a young maid at a swanky resort is murdered With plenty of suspects, Lewis and her co workers have to weed through the candidates to find the real killer This novel has plenty of twists and turns which keeps the reader turning the page up to the very happy ending Highly recommend this delightful good read


  • I loved this book Not my usual Cozy mystery, but not too much sex and violence Well written and well developed plot and storyline This one actually had me in tears by the end Very moving and a edge of the seat page turner I would recommend this to those who like a lot of romance with their mystery


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