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Murder and the Masquerade: Book 1 of the Dorothy Phaire Romantic Mystery Series

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Two African-American women in the Washington, D.C., metro area face their middle-age struggles with love, family and murder charges in this empowering romantic thriller. Dr. Renee Hayes seems to have everything-a lavishly decorated French Colonial house, a successful psychology practice and a popular series of self-help books. On the inside, however, she is just as trouble ...more
Paperback, 316 pages
Published September 21st 2007 by iUniverse
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Deborah A
Aug 20, 2011 rated it really liked it
I really liked Dorothy Phaire's Murder and the Masquerade. The characters were believable, and the plot moved along with a steady, rhythmic beat from the first page to the last, making good on the claim that ordinary people can and often do find themselves in all kinds of situations, and yet find the strength to extricate themselves--yet not without scars.
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Oct 28, 2011 rated it it was amazing
Enjoyed this literary murder mystery! The author really allows the reader to get to know her characters and drops in just enough romance to spice things up a bit, but does not overdo it.
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Dorothy Phaire is a novelist, playwright/director, and educator. She is the president and founder of the Heralds of Hope Theater Company (HHTC)..

Ms. Phaire who was born in Washington, D. C. wants to do community outreach by promoting the arts through her theater company. HHTC’s mission is to promote, mentor, and provide a platform of artistic expression for aspiring actors of all ages. Its aim is
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