Title: Homicide in High Heels
Author: Gemma Halliday
Review: Homicide in high heels follows Maddie Springer fashion lover and shoe designer as she tries to balance marriage, her twins 1st birthday and finding a murder to keep her faux dad’s salon alive. When Maddie Husband Jack Ramirez the big bad homicide detective is suspended for punching out a ball player he ask Maddie the one thing she never thought he would ever ask. “I need you to investigate the murder for me.” This was music to Maddie, Marco, Dana ears and for the first time Maddie felt pressure to find the murder and solve the mystery. Ramirez takes over the job of Mr. Mom and to Maddie’s surprise he seems to always have the twins asleep, the house cleaned and dinner ready without a hair out of place while Maddie is off dealing with crazy Baseball Wives, moody baseball players, tabloid reporters and strippers.
Just like all the rest of the high heel mysteries it’s a clean, quick fun read, full of laughs and enough twist and turns to keep you guessing who the murder is. The character are true to themselves and the series that Gemma Halliday created. If you love Mystery High heel series this is a can’t miss book.
This book is a perfect summer poolside read.
Thank you Heidi for this review.
Published: Kindle Edition
Expected publication: May 5th 2014 (first published January 1st 2014)
ISBN: Not available yet
Quick Review: 4 out 5 stars –
Why I Read this Title: Sent by the publisher for review.
Synopsis: It's springtime in California! The flowers are in bloom, the fashion week runways are fierce, and fans of America's favorite pastime are filling the baseball stadiums to root for their favorite team. But when the girlfriend of the L.A. Stars rookie MVP winds up dead at a chic Beverly Hills salon, it's suddenly up to fashion designer Maddie Springer to track down the "Tanning Salon Killer." Armed with the help of her wacky cast of friends and family, Maddie finds herself with a list of suspects that includes the cast of the reality TV show Baseball Wives, a desperate blackmail victim, and an entire baseball team! If Maddie can brave the hot dogs and cat fights, she just might be able to catch a killer...before he strikes again!
Coming May 5, 2014 to all ebook formats and print!
Author Information: In her previous life, Gemma worked in such diverse jobs as a film and television actress, a teddy bear importer, a department store administrator, a preschool teacher, a temporary tattoo artist, and a 900 number psychic. Luckily, she sold her first book, Spying in High Heels, in 2005, ending her string of eclectic employment.
Since then, Gemma has been the recipient of numerous awards, including a National Reader's Choice award and three RITA nominations. She now makes her home in the San Francisco Bay area, where she is hard at work on her next book.