February 1, 2005
Available in: Paperback
Only the coroner knows for sure... They're beautiful blondes with style, money, and men falling at their feet. But now these perfect women are becoming perfect victims. In Drop Dead Blonde, four of today's top mystery authors spin all-new tales of fair- haired sirens, secrets, and seduction. Blondes usually have more fun, but not at the hands of these mistresses of mystery... The Blackbird Sisters untangle a personal vendetta against a personal shopper in a new story by Nancy Martin Skye Denison gets involved in a Marilyn Monroe look-alike contest and a mysterious disappearance in a new Scumble River story from Denise Swanson Helen Hawthorne learns the truth about a battle of the blondes in a new Dead End Job story from Elaine Viets Professional psychic Abby Cooper attends a Psychic Convention and gets inside the mind of a murderer in a new story from Victoria Laurie
Elaine Viets actually works the same dead-end jobs as her character, Helen Hawthorne. She has been a dress shop clerk, bookseller and a telemarketer who called you at dinner time. You probably hung up on her. MURDER BETWEEN THE COVERS is the second book in the Dead- End Job series. She and Helen have a real future working jobs that go nowhere. Elaine has just signed a contract for three more books.
She lives in South Florida with her husband, Don Crinklaw. They collect parking tickets.