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Murder of a Botoxed Blonde (Scumble River, Bk 9)
Murder of a Botoxed Blonde - Scumble River, Bk 9 Author:Denise Swanson A health spa complete with tofu turkey and "Dress for Sexcess" lectures is the last place school psychologist Skye Denison wants to spend Thanksgiving. But when her best friend, Trixie Frayne, convinces her to take a complimentary weekend at the new Scumble River Spa, Skye accepts her fate and prepares to be slathered, wrapped and roas... more »ted.
Then an annoying quartet that includes both Skye's mom and her ex-boyfriend's mother impulsively joins her for a girls-only holiday, and Skye wonders just how bad things can get. She soon finds out--when shes's confronted with treatments only a masochist would enjoy, a diet plan fit for a Barbie doll, and a troublesome trespasser searching for a cache of jewels supposedly hidden on the spa grounds seventy years ago. Worst of all, a famous model turns up dead in the Miracle Mud bath. It looks like no one will be leaving the spa until Skye can identify which of the eccentric guests, pesky local protestors, or sneaky treasure hunters is also a killer deserving of special treatment--in the county jail.« less
I really enjoyed the latest Scumble River book; not only did it have an entertaining mystery it further explored the relationships between Skye, Wally and Simon--and made some definite choices about each of those relatioships. Left me eagerly waiting for the next one!
Ninth book in the Scumble River Mystery series. Hard to believe that the stories in this series keep getting better! Skye and her friends spend Thanksgiving weekend at Scumble River's new spa, and uncover a murder and plenty of intrigue revolving around a supposed treasure hidden on the spa property.