Friday, August 21, 2009

Lust, Loathing and a Little Lip Gloss

Now, don't get me wrong...I am not really a Harlequin girl. But, this little gem is a great little weekend mystery.

Lust, Loathing and a Little Lip Gloss

by Kyra Davis

Mystery writer and dabbling recreational sleuth Sophie Katz is head over heels in love—with a three-bedroom Victorian. She's just got to have it, despite a few drawbacks. Her slimy ex is the Realtor. The rich, creepy seller wants her to join San Francisco's spirited Specter Society. And her first tour of the house reveals, well, a lifeless body clutching a cameo with a disturbing history of its own.

There's no way Sophie is going to give up the ghost on her dreams of stained glass and original woodwork, though—even when things become officially weird. A Society member is found with a slashed throat, and Sophie's house might as well be yelling, "GET…OUT!" She's hearing footsteps, lights are turning themselves off and her stuff keeps moving inexplicably. To top it off, boyfriend Anatoly thinks it's all in her head.

Sophie is 99 percent sure her problems are caused by someone six feet tall instead of six feet under, but the only way to be sure is to track down the killer—before he pushes her kicking and screaming to the other side…


Other Kyra Davis mysteries...Sex, Murder and a Double Latte, Passion, Betrayal and Killer Highlights, Obsession, Deceit and Really Dark Chocolate.

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