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Murder Can Botch Up Your Birthday (Desiree Shapiro, Bk 11)
Murder Can Botch Up Your Birthday - Desiree Shapiro, Bk 11
Author: Selma Eichler
No one can say that Desiree Shapiro, New York's chubbiest PI, isn't a soft touch.  That's why when teenager Vicky Pirrelli wants to find out who really killed her father's mistress -- a crime for which he went to jail -- Desiree decides to ignore all the reason she'd have to be crazy to take the case.  —
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  2. the truth won't help Victor Pirrelli, who died in prison two weeks earlier, and
  3. Desiree has been assured that she'll be adequately compensated for her services -- with Vicky's baby-sitting money. 

Still, Desiree agrees to look into things -- and promptly comes up with four suspects, including her young client's own mother.

Meanwhile, Desiree's personal life isn't going as well.  The man who could be her new love has  a malicious nine-year old son.  and it's apparent that the little *#!!$5!# wouldn't mind doing to Desiree what someone did to Victor's mistress.
ISBN-13: 9780451211521
ISBN-10: 0451211529
Publication Date: 3/2/2004
Pages: 272
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.

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Publisher: Signet Book
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover
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