A working girl is found dead in the desert. Can a calendar girl uncover the truth?
In this prequel to Getting off on Frank Sinatra, it’s Christmastime in Sin City. Aspiring journalist Copper Black meets Victoria McKimber, an outspoken prostitute at one of Nevada’s legal brothels. She’s offered Copper the exclusive right to tell her story. Not only will the Las Vegas Light’s “calendar girl” get a byline, but she can also impress her boyfriend and parents when they arrive for the holidays.
Copper is busy with work, Christmas shopping, and fantasizing about a whole week with her long-distance boyfriend. She’s also helping her brother, a civic-minded pastor who is spearheading plans for a new center to serve the homeless. Things are hectic but under control when shocking news breaks. Victoria McKimber has turned up dead.
As she investigates the violent death, Copper evades enemies, juggles boyfriend, work, and family, and races against time to save her brother from a sinister plot. Unless she can expose the truth about Victoria McKimber, somebody just might get away with murder.
“Full Service Blonde is an original and riveting mystery by a master of the genre. An unfailingly entertaining read replete with unexpected and narrative driven twists and turns, Full Service Blonde is an especially and unreservedly recommended addition to community library Mystery/Suspense collections.” — Midwest Book Review
“Readers will enjoy smart, sassy Copper as she handles family and professional crises with aplomb.” — Publisher’s Weekly
GOLD Winner, Benjamin Franklin Award for Mystery
Honorable Mention, Foreword INDIES