Frill Kill

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Berkley Prime Crime, 2007 - Fiction - 273 pages
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This Halloween, the bestselling mystery author makes New Orleans even spookier than usual.

Carmela's friend Ava is having a Halloween bash at her scrapbooking store, and she hires a sexy Tarot reader named Giovanni to work the crowd. What he doesn't foretell is that on her way home Carmela will find the body of a beautiful model behind a dumpster, and be attacked herself. But he's the one who appears to save her-or was he already there?

Giovanni's the number one suspect, but Ava is determined to stand by her employee...even if he does have a way of dodging questions. Ava and Carmela have plenty of other strange leads to follow up, like the tooth marks around the victim's neck, and the non-human hairs found at the scene. As the witching hour draws closer, Carmela must discover what's lurking in the shadows of the French Quarter-or the only thing left to scrapbook will be her death certificate.

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User Review  - suefitz1 - LibraryThing

I love this series (I admit I haven’t read her Tea Shop series). It set in New Orleans as usual soon after the Hurricane Katrina has left. Things seem to be getting back to normal as far as business ... Read full review

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User Review  - bookswoman - LibraryThing

This was a fun entry in the Scrapbooking Mysteries. Set at Halloween in New Orleans there are ghosties and ghoulies and things that go bump in the night galore! Carmela is embroiled in another murder ... Read full review

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About the author (2007)

Laura Childs is the "New York Times" bestselling author of the Cackleberry Club, Tea Shop, and Scrapbooking mysteries. In her past life she was a Clio Award-winning advertising writer and CEO of her own marketing firm. She lives in Plymouth, Minnesota.

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