Casket Case by Fran Rizer is the third book in the “Callie Parrish” mystery series. Publisher: Berkley Prime Crime (Penguin), October 2008
When the town’s beloved pharmacist is found floating face-down in his hot tub, Callie suspects foul play. But while she feels like her investigation is leading her nowhere, someone else seems to think she knows too much. All signs point to a con game gone dangerously wrong. Now it’s up to Callie to catch a killer—before she winds up being fitted for her own casket.
Someone is trying to harm Calamine Lotion Parrish, a mortuary cosmetician, by shooting at her, ramming her car and tossing her house. Can this be connected to her friend who met a guy online and is liquidating her finances to donate to charity and moving to Florida with her fiancé? Is it connected to the taxidermist? Jane, her brothers and her father will try to keep her safe. As Jane said to Callie, “you attract murder”. I just love this series and can’t wait for the next adventures with Callie, Jane and her brothers.