In the midst of her speed dating she is also trying to get her greeting card store upgraded from Welcome! However, in spite of this I found the book to be an engaging and humorous read.What drew me to this novel at first were the references that I had seen beforehand comparing Kozak to one of my favorite authors Janet Evanovich.Wollie is living, at least temporarily, with her new beau, FBI agent Simon Alexander.
While everyone speculates just why David was murdered, one person emerges as the prime suspect—Wollie’s good friend, soap opera actress Joey Rafferty.
Wollie comes to Joey’s aid, and she soon finds herself embroiled in the world of temperamental soap opera egos. Wollie, who is basically homeless and jobless, can’t turn down the offer.
Each subject enlisted one or more discriminating friends to create her List and compose an ad to run in the Personals section of local newspapers, and/or the Internet. Even though these two storylines would be enough to make the novel interesting there is yet a third. At many times there was almost too much going on in the book at once and the novel may have flowed more smoothly without so many subplots.
The friends fielded responses, interrogated the men, and scheduled a preliminary meeting - what Fredreeq called the Drive-by --to determine, for instance, whether a prospect who claimed to be five nine was indeed five nine, and to allow the prospect to get a look at the woman in question. Cookie pointed out, most people have a matchmaking instinct, and in fact, finding discriminating friends was the easy part." Wollie Shelley runs Wollie's Welcome! To make a much needed five thousand dollars she has opted to participate in Dr. Her friends Fredreeq and Joey are the ones whom she chooses to set up her dates for her. Each storyline would have worked as a book by itself.
She needs the money, and she reasons that proximity may help her solve the crime and protect Joey from a murder charge.
With a bad dye job and a bitchy, egomaniac for a co-worker, Wollie soon has reason to regret accepting the job.Eine zauberhafte Aufgabe, die Peters Wissen über Verbrechensbekämpfung, Latein und das Leben an sich auf die Probe stellt.Seit Jahrhunderten bewahrt sich die Heilerin Geneve Cornelius ihre Neutralität. Paula Boyd Hot Enough to Kill Kate White: A Body to Die For Cornelia Read: The Crazy School Robert Eversz: Burning Garbo Deanna Kizis: How to Meet Cute Boys Kate Lehrer: Confessions of a Bigamist Alafair Burke: Dead Connection Mostly links to Amazon.com, but we wholeheartedly encourage you to buy books from your local brick-n-mortar stores and to visit your library frequently. (reviewed by Guy Savage FEB 29, 2008) "But stories don’t stop and start cleanly, not like crossword puzzles or income tax statements, where answers fit into small boxes.If you happen to click on one of links and make a purchase, we earn a commission and we always appreciate your support. Romance, families, and domestic arrangements—these in my experience, are sloppy, overlapping and riddled with exceptions." Dead Ex from author Harley Jane Kozak is the third mystery in a series featuring likeable heroine, Wollie Shelley.This makes the book a fun, humorous, light-hearted read with little required from the reader.