Shoes to Die for
If clothes make the man, then what do Jaine's elastic-waist pants and T-shirts make her? A fashion nightmare, according to her neighbor, Lance. She doesn't expect Lance--who works in the designer shoe department at Nieman Marcus--to understand...which is how she ends up visiting his favorite boutique, Passions. While the couture is definitely not for Jaine, the staff's gossip is. Tiny orange-haired clerk Becky starts complaining about her co-worker Giselle--a.k.a. "Frenchie"--a brittle blonde who, when she's not making fun of customers behind their backs, adds extra-marital notches to her Chanel belt. Though Jaine doesn't land a new look, she does land a new job when Passions' owner gives her a chance to write their new magazine ads. But when Jaine arrives the next morning to pitch her ideas, she finds Frenchie pitched over, stabbed in the neck by one of her own stilettos. Now all Jaine has to do is figure out who hated Frenchie 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 - Mark Baker - Goodreads
Jaine's neighbor Lance has decided it's time for her to have a makeover. It doesn't land her any new clothes, but it does land her a job writing for one of the boutiques they visit. Only then the ... Read full review