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Dancing Made Easy (Flap Tucker #4)

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For the beautiful victims, it was the last dance. For a psychic detective, the waltz has just begun....

Lesson One: The Tarantella

She had been young, pretty, a budding ballerina. Now, beneath a streetlight in the cold Atlanta dawn, she's pirouetting at the end of a rope, a note pinned to her lapel: "Number One--The Tarantella." A dance of evil has commenced, a sinister medl
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Paperback, 304 pages
Published November 9th 1999 by Dell
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Judy Lesley
Mar 05, 2016 Judy Lesley rated it it was amazing
Shelves: detective, american
Flap Tucker is the best private detective you've never heard about. After reading this third novel I'm still loving every twist and turn author Phillip Depoy wants to dish out in his series with the most multi-faceted character I've had the good fortune to meet in a good while. Flap does his thing in Atlanta, Georgia along with his very good friend - from childhood even - Dalliance "Dally" Oglethorpe, owner of Easy the jazz bar in Atlanta. This series of stories keeps the reader on their toes wi ...more
Sharon
Oct 24, 2010 Sharon rated it really liked it
Phillip dePoy's "Dancing Made Easy" is a murder mystery that cross over from Atlanta's jazz scene to the mafia and back again. Psychic detective Flap Tucker is brought to the scene of a murder by Joepye Adder, current homeless drunk and erstwhile professor of electronics at Georgia Tech. The woman's corpse has a note on it: "Number One: The Tarantella."

The next corpse has a note as well: "Number Two: The Tango." With nothing but these obscure dance references, Flap and police detective Burnish H
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Mar 03, 2012 Linda Branham Greenwell rated it really liked it
Flap Tucker's meditation clues are short circuited and he's confused by the messages his brain is telling him to follow.
Four AM and Flap is rousted from bed by an aging drunk, Jeto view a body swinging from a lamp post by an apron, not a rope. Pinned to the body is a note saying: The Tarantella. The next victim is an artist (a neighbor of Dally's) who is found in the identical manner with a note stating The Tango. A robbery occurred quite a while ago in which three toxins were stolen. The first
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Phillip DePoy has published short fiction, poetry, and criticism in Story, The Southern Poetry Review, Xanadu, Yankee, and other magazines. He is currently the creative director of the Maurice Townsend Center for the Performing Arts at the State University of West Georgia, and has had many productions of his plays at regional theaters throughout the south. He is the recipient of numerous grants fr ...more
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Flap Tucker (5 books)
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