Shoes to Die for
If clothes make the man, then what do Jaine's elastic waist pants and untucked T-shirts make her? A fashion nightmare, according to her neighbor Lance. In a land of halter tops and barely-there skirts, Jaine is hopelessly out of step, but comfort is high on her list of priorities. She doesn't expect Lance--who works in the designer shoe department at Neiman Marcus--to understand...which is how she ends up at his favorite boutique, Passions, one bleak day. Not many double-digit-sized bodies pass through Passions' doors, and Jaine senses disaster. Though the staff, including a tiny orange-haired clerk named Becky, couldn't be more helpful, the stuff they wear is definitely not for Jaine. Though Jaine doesn't land a new look, she does land a new job. Passions' owner, former model Grace Lynbrook, gives Jaine a chance to write their new magazine ads. The next morning, dressed to kill in a $3,000 Prada suit that Lance convinced her to buy and return the next day, Jaine arrives at Passions to pitch her ideas. What she finds is Frenchie pitched over, stabbed in the neck by one of her own stilettos. And though there's no shortage of suspects, the police want to pin the crime on Becky, whose new boyfriend was one of Frenchie's former boy-toys. Though they just met, Becky hires Jaine to clear her name. Luckily for Jaine, gumshoes don't give her blisters. Now all she has to do is figure out who hated Giselle the most, in a case of death by designer knock-off...
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Review: Shoes To Die For (A Jaine Austen Mystery #4)User Review - Michaela Kollin - Goodreads
Laura Levine is the funniest mystery writer I've ever read. Jaine Austen is a hilarious heroine and these books always brighten up my day. I personally thought that Shoes to Die For was the best in the series, but with a series this good, even the worst of the bunch are definitely worth reading. Read full review
Review: Shoes To Die For (A Jaine Austen Mystery #4)User Review - Janice Williams - Goodreads
kept you guessing Read full review