Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Death Turns a Trick by Julie Smith




Rebecca Schwartz, nice Jewish lawyer with a few too many fantasies, is happily playing the piano in a whorehouse when she suddenly finds herself assigned to make sure a near-naked state senator escapes a police raid. That dirty job done, a lovely evening turns even more delightful when she’s picked up by the cops and spends the next two hours at the Hall of Justice. Could this day get any worse? Of Course! Guess who arrives home to find a dead hooker on her living room floor?

Handsome Parker Phillips, Rebecca’s new beau and the most attractive man she’s met in ages, is arrested for the murder. (Worse, she suspects he might actually have done it.)

On the plus side, another very attractive man is following the case--reporter Rob Burns of the San Francisco Chronicle, a possible ally. And there are other possibilities.

Fans of Janet Evanovich, Joan Hess, and Elizabeth Peters will get a kick out of this one.

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Author Bio:



New Orleans author Julie smith is a former journalist and the author of some 20 mysteries, including two series set in San Francisco and two in New Orleans. Her 1990 mystery, NEW ORLEANS MOURNING, won the Edgar  Award for Best Novel. DEATH TURN A TRICK is the first book in the Rebecca Schwartz series.
 
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3 comments:

  1. This sounds like real fun! I hope the near-naked senator was grateful. ;)

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  2. I'm a fan of Janet Evanovich, so I guess I'll have to try this one. Sounds good.

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  3. What a whirlwind! This sounds so entertaining!!

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