McNally's Trial by Lawrence Sanders
(Archy McNally Novels)

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In this Literary Guild selection, burying the dead takes on new meaning as greed and revenge rack up a body count . . . and no good deed goes unpunished Business is booming at Whitcomb Funeral Homes in southern Florida. Called in to investigate this inexplicable uptick, Palm Beach private investigator Archy McNally finds himself in the middle of a most unusual case. In the past six months, Whitcomb has shipped out five hundred dead bodies. Why are so many caskets leaving the Sunshine State and being airlifted to New York, Boston, and Chicago? And why did Whitcomb’s comely comptroller come to McNally & Son in the first place? Further complicating McNally’s life are his air-headed buddy, Binky Watrous, who wants to be his private-eye assistant, and his faithful love, Connie Garcia, who’s got her spies when it comes to McNally’s weakness for the ladies. Murder worthy of the headline Death-styles of the Rich and Famous add to McNally’s tribulations. And the next set of human remains could be his. 
 

About Lawrence Sanders

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Lawrence Sanders was born in Brooklyn, New York on March 15, 1920. He graduated from Wabash College, Crawfordsville, Indiana, in 1942 and served in the Marine Corps from 1943 to 1946. After years of working as an editor for a number of magazines, including Mechanics Illustrated and Science and Mechanics, Lawrence Sanders wrote and published his first novel, The Anderson Tapes (1970), at the age of 50 which won the Edgar Award for Best First Mystery Novel from The Mystery Writers of America. It was made into a film in 1971, as was The First Deadly Sin (1973). Sanders died February 7, 1998
 
Published March 12, 2013 by Open Road Media. 356 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction, Action & Adventure, Science Fiction & Fantasy. Fiction

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Why have the receipts of Whitcomb's Funeral Homes gone through the roof, even though deaths in Palm Beach have followed a flat curve?

May 20 2010 | Read Full Review of McNally's Trial (Archy McNall...

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Suggesting a morally bankrupt, sun-tanned Bertie Wooster, Archy McNally sleuths among Florida's well-heeled Palm Beach set in this lightweight crime series from the author of the Deadly Sins and Comma

Jan 30 1995 | Read Full Review of McNally's Trial (Archy McNall...

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