Jane attends a book convention to drum up interest in her own manuscript. When an editor is poisoned and a ournalist is bashed in theparking lot, Jane starts to snoop her way to a solution.
I feel like Jane and her friend Shelley are part of my community. I like to follow their activites like old friends.
A Lucy Stone mystery. For Lucy, the best thing about Chirstmas has always been the annual Cookie Exchange. This year the usual generosity and goodwill are missing. Tucker turns up dead. Some Christmas secrets should not be opened.
Light, easy reading. Holds your interest.
Broadcaster is fired in the search for a younger face. Returns home due to the death of a childhood friend. Launches an on-line blog as therapy for others in similar situations. Killer begins to hunt her. Good and enjoyable.
Grace Rossi, a lawyer, gets a part-time job with a federal appeals cout. Her boss is killed and she investigates his murder. Grace does some unlawyer-like tings such as breaking into a judges chambers, following a trail of bribery, and discovering a judge with an alias.
Reads quickly. One of my favorite authors.
Contains two feel-good stories. Though written about Christmas, good any time of the year. The story, "There's Something about Christmas," is funny, and provides several very interesting fruit cake recipes. Even those who hate fruit cake will like this.