Loves Music, Loves to Dance
Publish date: March 1992
Publisher: Pocket Books - Simon & Schuster Inc.
Pages no: 318
Edition language: English
Darcy Scott convinces her best friend, Erin Kelley to participate in the research for a documentary on personal ads by playing and answering a few of them. A couple of weeks later, Erin is dead, strangled and wearing mismatched shoes after one of her dates and Darcy, guilt-ridden, decides to find th...
Enjoyable fluff and creepy in parts like everything else MHC has written. The killer was suitably deranged, though easy to suss out from his first few scenes. The closet fashionista in me (no pun intended) appreciated the elaborate descriptions of characters' clothes.
Mary Higgins Clark doesn't have quite the knack for characterization that my greatest favourites (James, Robinson) do, and her dialogue often feels a bit stilted to me, but she atones for it in large part by nice, clear structures. In this case, she sets up a couple of straw men for her serial kille...
My notes say I liked this one, but found the number of supporting characters confused the action for me a bit.