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Kendel Lynn

by Cynthia Chow


Elliott Lisbon never realized that Lola Carmichael owned the entire trailer park she lived in, but it does explain how she has been a long-time donor to the Ballantyne Foundation. That ownership is also why Lola is requesting Elliott’s assistance in locating who just paid off Fisher’s Landing Trailer Park’s past-due mortgage. Elli is earning hours towards a private detective license, so she quickly agrees to fit in this task along with being the Director of the Ballantyne Foundation.

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by Cynthia Chow


Swan Dive wastes no time diving into murder with a text alerting Elli Lisbon that the Sugar Plum Fairy is dead. Elli is director of the Sea Pine Island Community Theatre’s production of The Nutcracker, sponsored by the Ballantyne Foundation, and Elli has become accustomed to handling the often overwrought and exaggerated “emergency” texts from the artistic director.

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by Cynthia Chow


As the Director of South Carolina’s charitable Ballantyne Foundation, Elliot “Elli” Lisbon finds that the prestigious title that has her organizing events, acting as a liaison between the board and the Ballantyne family, and meeting donors actually entails acting like a camp counselor over feuding board members and their inflated egos.

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