Wollie Shelleyathe endearing, idiosyncratic heroine of the award-winning Dating Dead Men and Dating Is Murderareturns in a funny murder mystery set in the world of television soaps. When David Zetrakis, the producer of a popular soap opera, is found shot to death the day after Christmas, Wollie Shelley finds herself caught up in the murder investigation. Zetrakis was one of the many Mr. Wrongs in Wollieas career as a serial dater, and her friend Joey has emerged as the mediaas prime suspect. A hot-tempered celebrity who had dated Zetrakis and was fired from his show some years ago, Joey has inherited a million-dollar Klimt from him. But Joey is not the only potential suspect. Zetrakis left lots of nice bequests to the cast and crew of the show. And as the dating correspondent on a talk show called SoapDirt, Wollie, whoas required to dine and dish with the stars, quickly discovers that the behind-the-scenes intrigues of television soaps are as highly charged as the on-screen shenanigans. When Wollie is not trying to protect Joey from an onslaught of predatory reporters, sheas helping her brother make the transition from a mental hospital to a halfway house and negotiating her relationship with Simon, her FBI-agent boyfriend. Dead Ex is another full-out romp of a mystery sure to please Kozakas many fansaand win her many new ones, too.My cell phone rang. I looked at it. A restricted number. ... I took this to mean he was not yet home himself, but before I could get into it, he got another call and hung up. ... aquot;No, I dona#39;t want Joey wandering off, trying to driveaaquot; aquot;Youa#39;ll see her fromanbsp;...
|Author||:||Harley Jane Kozak|
|Publisher||:||Broadway Books - 2007-08-07|