Dead Is the New Black
Fashion designer Jeremy St. James is everything Laura Carnegie could want in a man. He’s gorgeous, rich, and talented. The fact that everyone says he’s gay doesn’t stop her from dreaming of being in her boss’s arms. As a matter of fact, she suspects his inaccessibility is part of his charm.When... show more
Fashion designer Jeremy St. James is everything Laura Carnegie could want in a man. He’s gorgeous, rich, and talented. The fact that everyone says he’s gay doesn’t stop her from dreaming of being in her boss’s arms. As a matter of fact, she suspects his inaccessibility is part of his charm.When Jeremy’s backer is found dead in his office and he’s accused of the crime, he trusts Laura, and only Laura, with the keys to the design room. She wants him back and out of jail, and in the process of exposing a counterfeiting ring and finding the real killer, she uncovers the secretive man under the temperamental artist; a man who is most definitely not gay, and a man who might not be that inaccessible after all.***Book 2 - Death of a Supermodel is available***
Publish date: September 9th 2011
Pages no: 320
Edition language: English
, Mystery Thriller
, New York
, Womens Fiction
, Chick Lit
, Cozy Mystery
, Murder Mystery
, Amateur Sleuth
Series: Fashion Avenue Mysteries (#1)
This book was okay-ish, but I thought there was too much focus on the fashion world and not enough on the mystery, which made it really drag in spots. And when it wasn't dragging, it felt super rushed and sloppy, especially the ending. I didn't get nearly enough payoff after I pegged the murderer ea...
3 1/2 stars out of 5Enjoyed this book, and I really liked Laura, the main character. Enjoyed her sense of humor and the relationship with her sister? Spot on. I'm usually good at figuring out "whodunit" but I didn't this time. That is a plus for me.The only drawback was not understanding fashion...
I am a man's man with a confession. I actually watch, and enjoy, Project Runway. As a result, I am familiar with just about all the fashionista references in the story.The story was fairly well developed and the characters were interesting to a point. I enjoyed the story and would have rated it ...
A garment show in a week, late hours, working on the weekends, and then a dead body shows up. Oh no…..a very unwelcome setback. Jeremy was the one who was standing over Gracie when Laura walked into the office that Sunday morning. Could he have killed her or just found her on the floor with a s...
Excellent novel, the story is well-crafted and the information on fashion are insightful. This kind of novel is not my usual fare and I found myself sometimes thinking that the MC was disdainful to people who were not as knowing about fashion as she was, but that is a minor quibble. I found some min...
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