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Leave Me Gasping

3.59  ·  Rating Details  ·  22 Ratings  ·  5 Reviews
LEAVE ME GASPING is the first title in a series featuring gutsy female sleuth Del Jakes. A childhood friend is missing and Del travels home to coastal Florida. In a whirlwind of clues and revelations, the sleuth and her cohorts move from a grungy marina grill to a luxurious waterfront enclave; Sound side towns to Gulf side mangrove thickets; suspicion to trust; despair to ...more
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Published October 5th 2009 by (first published 2009)
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Vicki Tyley
Aug 10, 2010 Vicki Tyley rated it really liked it
Shelves: indie
Del Jakes is ready to cast off her widow’s weeds and start living again when she is pulled in to help investigate the disappearance of a childhood friend.

The author’s website is, but this is more than just a book for the beach. It’s great holiday/vacation reading regardless of the season and location. I read Leave Me Gasping in one sitting, curled up on the couch in front of the fire.

A fast-paced and entertaining mystery. Check it out.
Sally Pomeroy
Apr 09, 2011 Sally Pomeroy rated it really liked it
I just finished Leave me Gasping by T.C.Beacham, a fun little mystery. It's set in Tampa, Florida and was quite descriptive of Gulf Coast life. I liked that the lead character was approximately my age, a rarity, but that she interacted with people of all ages.
Jun 24, 2010 Babs rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: Anyone who likes thrillers/mysteries
Shelves: mysteries, favorites
I enjoyed reading this book never read anything by TC Beacham. Del was a great character and hope we see more of her. Lucy is a riot and Ry well hopefully we see what that goes with Del. I hope we see another book soon.
Sep 07, 2010 Chessen rated it it was amazing
I really enjoyed relaxing with this great beach book. Del Jakes is fun, down-to-earth and resourceful!
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TC is inspired by the sea, and loves to walk and read at the beach.
She writes fun fiction in seaside settings ~ GREAT BEACH READS with intrigue, humor and heart.
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