Endlessly amusing. -- Kirkus Reviews Small-town sleuths Brandy and Vivian Borne--with their trusty shih tzu, Sushi--head for a Big Apple comics convention to sell a rare 1940s Superman drawing. When an intruder breaks into their hotel suite, their madcap Manhattan misadventure is only beginning. Soon the out-of-townersstumble onto a murder victim impaled by a pen-shaped award.Villains abound--from cartoonists tocrime bosses--creating a jumble ofclues. Brandy and Vivian will leave comic-book page unturned in theirrace totrap a ruthless killer. Don't miss Brandy Borne's tips on antiques!
BARBARA ALLAN is the joint pseudonym of acclaimed short story writer Barbara Collins ( Too Many Tomcats ) and New York Times bestselling mystery novelist Max Allan Collins ( Road to Perdition ). Their previous collaborations have included one son, a short story collection, andten novels, including the 2008 winner of the Romantic Times Toby Bromberg Award for Most Humorous Mystery, Antiques Flee Market. They live in Iowa in a house filled with trash and treasures. Learn more about them at www.maxallancollins.com and at www.barbaraallan.com.