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Murderers Prefer Blondes (Paige Turner, Bk 1)
Murderers Prefer Blondes - Paige Turner, Bk 1 Author:Amanda Matetsky The year is 1954, and Paige Turner is a feisty young widow with Brenda Starr bravado and a fixation with following in Agatha Christie's footsteps. Trouble is, she works like a dog at Daring Detective magazine and her lousy pun of a name has made her the butt of all office jokes. — All she wants is to pen a memorable mystery, but first she nee... more »ds a good story. Enter the corpse of twentyfour-year-old beauty Babs Comstock who'd had high hopes for the big screen--until she was found with a Hopalong Cassidy jump rope wrapped around her neck. Now, Paige has to find a murderer and tell the tale that could make her writing career--or cut short her life...« less
This book takes place in 1954 and the author does a good job of combining history and mystory. Her characters are well-rounded and the plot is good -- though a tiny bit predictable. But overall very well done.
It's a quick weekend read. Nothing taxing and a good escape. Definitely worth checking out the rest of the series.