Too Big to Miss
, 2006 - Fiction
- 324 pages
Too big to miss-that''s Odelia Grey. A never-married, middle-aged, plus-sized woman who makes no excuses for her weight, she''s not super woman - just a mere mortal standing on the precipice of menopause, trying to cruise in an ill-fitting bra. She struggles with her relationships, her crazy family, and her crazier boss. And then there''s her knack for being in close proximity to dead people . . . .
When her close friend Sophie London commits suicide in front of an online web-cam by putting a gun in her mouth and pulling the trigger, Odelia''s life is changed forever. Sophie, a plus-sized activist and inspiration to imperfect women, is the last person anyone would ever have expected to end her own life. Suspecting foul play, Odelia is determined to get to the bottom of her friend''s death. Odelia''s search for the truth takes her from southern California strip malls to the world of live web-cam porn to the ritzy enclave of Corona del Mar.
This humorous, snappy mystery is the first in a series featuring unforgettable amateur sleuth Odelia Grey.