Death By Chick Lit Author:Lynn Harris You've heard of Lola Somerville. Or not. her first novel, much anticipated by her mother, was promptly eclipsed by...everyone else's first novel. These days, it seems no one Lola knows can write a letter to the editor without having it optioned for a major motion picture. Sure, Lola thinks, I have a great geek-hottie husband and a cool apartment... more » in "up-and-coming" Brooklyn - but just once, can't I write some random article and have Jodie Foster call me for the film rights? Or jeez, okay, Minnie Driver. Just something.
The one night at a swanky book party, Lola finds her author friend Mimi McKee dead in the basemnet, her throat slashed with a btoken martini glass. And when the bodies of It-Girl writers begin to pile up, Lola starts asking dangerous questions: Are the murders connected? Am I next? if not, um, why not? If I solve the mystery, then will my agent remember my name? As Lola digs deeper, the stakes grow higher. Will getting her hands on the killer - and the book deal that's bound to follow - mean losing the people she loves the most?« less