Reviewed By: Harriet Klausner
Blondes Have More Felons
Amazon US PB Amazon Canada PB
Class/Genre: Mystery Woman Main Character
Series: December Vaughn
Berkley, March 2006, $6.99, 368 pp.
December Vaughn was a high powered corporate attorney working in Ohio but she got tired working for a big company and moved to Florida to open up her own private practice. Her first real client is Charlie Denver who wants to sue BDC Pharmaceuticals for killing his wife. They released bad insulin into the market place causing some deaths and even more injuries. A class action suit is being brought by the victims of the bad insulin in the court system and representing the plaintiff is P. Addis Langley the third and representing the defendants is Sarah Greenberg.
Both plaintiff and defense attorneys Addison and Sarah want December want to drop out of the case and let Sarah represent Mr. Deaver not knowing that December is more than adequate to represent her client because she worked for a law firm for eight years in the products liability case specializing in pharmaceuticals. Soon after this conversation takes place, she gets a threatening phone call to drop the case or else, her car has profane draw graffiti drawn on it in acid, someone starts breaks into her home and an alligator is found in her office. A whistle blower who wants to meet with December is murdered. Someone wants December to drop the case but she refuses and with the help of some friends and a hunk of a PI, she figures out the puzzle but not in time to extricate herself and those she loves and herself from danger.
This chilling thriller is an exciting, enthralling and exciting murder mystery. Readers will laugh out loud at some of the outrageous escapades the heroine lands herself in and it is thanks to the PI that she survives the assaults that come of her from all directions. Although it is easy to know who the villains are, the real mystery is why they trying to chase the heroine off using dangerous and dirty tactics. Alesia Holliday has a hit series that will keep readers coming back for more books in starring a charming him-hop heroine.
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