A Decadent Way to Die

A Decadent Way to Die

Paperback - 2012
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Plus-sized P.I. Savannah Reid prides herself on cracking even the toughest cases. But her latest investigation is leaving her hungry for answers as she tries to unmask the identity of a cunning, would-be killer. His prey? Legendary designer Helene Strauss, creator of the world-famous Helene doll. While Helene's brassy, take-no-prisoners style made her a huge success, it also made her quite a few enemies.

Before long, Savannah is sure she has a handle on the case. But when two key players turn up dead in Helene's sizzling hot Jacuzzi, Savannah will have to start from scratch--and question everything she thought she knew about the Strausses' twisted family tree. . .

"Superb." -- Publishers Weekly (Starred Review)

"McKevett serves up plenty of action." -- Kirkus

"Fans of Diane Mott Davidson will appreciate this one." -- Library Journal
Publisher: New York : Kensington, c2012
ISBN: 9780758238115
Branch Call Number: MYS MCK
Characteristics: 359 p. ; 18 cm


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samdog123 Dec 27, 2012

Been reading this series for a long time. Love the characters. The Midnight Magnolia Detective Agency is run by Savanah Reid, a beautiful plus sized former cop. One of the issues in this book is domestic violence. Although it's a difficult topic to read about, the ending ties up loose ends really well and there's a satisfying resolution between two of the main characters. (no spoiler alert here!)

Jun 01, 2012

I have read the whole series and it is fantastic. Looking forward to the latest one as the last one did make me cry out loud.

Read_at_MarkhamPL Jun 07, 2011

An emotional read, hitting some hard topics that will make you choke or tear up a bit. This is the first Savannah Reid book I've read, and I would not hesitate to pick up another one in the future. If you have been following Savannah from the beginning, make sure to read this latest addition to the series. You will cry and you will rejoice along with the characters. The story was quite good, I didn't mind too much that there were no recipes ;P

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