Air Ready (Caught Dead in Wyoming mystery series, Book 12) - Patricia McLinn

Air Ready (Caught Dead in Wyoming mystery series, Book 12)

By Patricia McLinn

  • Release Date: 2023-04-26
  • Genre: Mysteries & Thrillers
Score: 4.5
From 55 Ratings


Love and death decisions …
Will murder take a break while Elizabeth Margaret Danniher sorts the future of KWMT-TV and her personal life?

Don’t count on it.

A young woman comes to Elizabeth at KWMT to solve a kind of theft Elizabeth has never encountered before. That’s challenge enough, with the TV station for sale and the top candidate to buy it known for eliminating news departments. But Elizabeth also senses there something more bothering Hailey Newhall.

And then there’s Elizabeth’s personal life . . .  

She is drawn to both enigmatic rancher Thomas Burrell  and her former KWMT-TV colleague Mike Paycik, the home-town sports hero. But Mike has career aspirations of his own, and Tom has a feisty daughter who’s definitely Team Dad. Meanwhile, Elizabeth’s ace videographer, Diana Stendahl, who manages to juggle her demanding job, parenting two teens, and new love, challenges Elizabeth to also open her heart.

Where will her heart lead her?

Team Tom? Team Mike? You’re finally going to find out the answer … and so is Elizabeth.

Air Ready, Book 12 of the Caught Dead in Wyoming series, is a smart, surprising, fast-paced cozy mystery with humor. If you like quirky characters, hints of romance and twists you won’t see coming, then you’ll love USA Today bestselling author Patricia McLinn’s page-turner.

Don't miss any of Elizabeth Danniher's Caught Dead in Wyoming adventures
Sign Off
Left Hanging 
Shoot First 
Last Ditch
Look Live
Back Story
Cold Open
Hot Roll
Reaction Shot
Body Brace
Cross Talk
Air Ready
Holiday Bullets
Cue Up

"While the mystery itself is twisty-turny and thoroughly engaging, it's the smart and witty writing that I loved the best." – Diane Chamberlain, bestselling author

"Colorful characters, intriguing, intelligent mystery, plus the state of Wyoming leaping off every page."  -- Emilie Richards, USA Today bestselling author

What readers are saying about the Caught Dead in Wyoming series
“McLinn's mysteries set in Wyoming are addictive. The writing is excellent, the twists and turns keep the brain engaged, and Elizabeth's wry commentary keeps a smile on my face.”

“E.M.’s internal monologues are sharp, snappy and often hilarious.” 

"A terrific series with a western flair.  . . . Great characters that you would want as your friends. Smart, funny, but not perfect." 

“There's a real love for wide-open spaces in McLinn's writing, and it's a pleasure to visit the world she so beautifully creates. Can't wait for the next book(s)!”

“McLinn has created in E.M. a female protagonist who is flawed but likable, never silly or cartoonish, and definitely not made of cardboard.”

More mystery from Patricia McLinn
Secret Sleuth series
Death on the Diversion
Death on Torrid Avenue
Death on Beguiling Way
Death on Covert Circle
Death on Shady Bridge
Death on Carrion Lane
Death on ZigZag Trail
Death on Puzzle Place

The Innocence Trilogy
Proof of Innocence 
Price of Innocence
Premise of Innocence

About the Author
Patricia McLinn is the USA Today bestselling author of more than 60 published novels cited by readers and reviewers for wit and vivid characterization. Her books include mysteries, romantic suspense, contemporary romance, historical romance, and women’s fiction. They have topped bestseller lists and won numerous awards.

She has spoken about writing from London, to Melbourne, Australia, to Washington, D.C., including being a guest-speaker at the Smithsonian.

McLinn spent more than 20 years as an editor at The Washington Post after stints as a sports writer (Rockford, Ill.) and assistant sports editor (Charlotte, N.C.). Now living in Kentucky, McLinn loves to hear from readers through her website and social media.


  • Great

    By SEH&FHD
    Like all of the books in this series, this one is well written, interesting, enjoyable, entertaining and a joy to read.
  • Another success for writer & readers.

    By Farm Jem