Drop-Dead Blonde

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Penguin, Feb 1, 2005 - Fiction - 352 pages
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Blondes may have more fun, but not at the hands of these mistresses of mystery...

They’re beautiful blondes with style, money, and men falling at their feet. But now these perfect women are becoming perfect victims. In Drop-Dead Blonde, four of today’s top mystery authors spin four all-new tales of fair-haired sirens, secrets, and seduction.

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User Review  - Auntie-Nanuuq - LibraryThing

Drop Dead Blonde ★ ★ This is a trilogy of mysteries with the murderess being a blond.... Slay Bells, Nancy Martin ? ? 1/2 The first story featured the Blackbird Sisters and the murder of the premier ... Read full review

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User Review  - Darla - LibraryThing

This anthology features stories from four of NAL's new and exciting mystery series. * In "Slay Belles" by Nancy Martin, an elite department store's eccentric personal shopper is murdered after Nora ... Read full review

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Chapter 2
Chapter 3
Chapter 4
Chapter 5
Chapter 6
Chapter 7
Chapter 8
Chapter 10
Blonde But Not Forgotten
Never Judge a Blonde by Her Cover
The Case of the Disappearing Blonde
Much Ado about Blondes
Mondaymorning Blonde
Out of the Mouths of Blondes

Chapter 9
Chapter 1
Chapter 2
Chapter 3
Chapter 4
Chapter 5
Chapter 6
Chapter 7
Chapter 8
Chapter 9
Blondes Are the Dark Roots of All Evil
Nip It in the Blonde
I Know Why the Caged Blonde Sings
Make the Best of a Bad Blonde
Of Blondes and
Misery Loves Blondes
Blondes of a Feather Flock Together
Survival of the Blondest

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About the author (2005)

Like her heroines, the Blackbird Sisters, Nancy Martin comes from a distinguished Pennsylvania family whose ancestors include Betsy Ross and a signer of the Declaration of Independence.† She has written numerous novels, directed a few Shakespeare plays, and raised two delightful daughters.

Elaine Viets has actually worked those dead-end jobs in her mystery novels,just like her character, Helen Hawthorne. Over the years, Elaine has been a dress store clerk, phone book proofreader, babysitter, telemarketer, bookseller, and weed puller at fifty cents a bucket.† She is also the author of the Josie Marcus, Mystery Shopper series and numerous short stories. Elaine has won an Anthony Award and an Agatha Award. She lives in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, with her husband, author and actor Don Crinklaw.† Please visit her blog: The Lipstick Chronicles.
Denise Swanson has worked as a school psychologist for 17 years. This is her second novel featuring Skye Denison and Scumble River. Her first book, Murder of a Small-Town Honey, debuted to advance praise from the Charlotte Austin Review, Meritorious Mysteries, and BookBrowser. She is currently working on the next Scumble River mystery, Murder of a Sleeping Beauty. Denise lives in Illinois with her husband, Dave, and their cool black cat, Boomerang. For more information, visit her website: www.deniseswanson.com

Real-life professional psychic Victoria Laurie drew from her career as a gifted clairvoyant and police psychic to create the character of Abigail Cooper. She lives in Arlington, Massachusetts, with her two spoiled dachshunds, Lilly and Toby. For information about upcoming novels and appointments for readings, visit her Web site at www.VictoriaLaurie.com.

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