How would you ruin a cozy breakfast date with your heartthrob? How about a dead body falling into your lap? Murder and mayhem among the rich and richer continue to plague Billionaire Hollow, or Darling Valley to the saints and scoundrels residing there. A shocking diamond-draped skyfall is only the beginning of the miseries that has amateur female sleuth Olivia M. Granville doing the dance of life when she and her Detective McDreamy, kwn professionally as Gurmeet Richards, wander into their favorite luxury jewelry store, Xavier's Gems. Throughout this fast-paced, diamond studded, cozy mystery, Olivia finds herself at the center of the investigation into the death of one of Darling Valley's leading socialites. It seems sleazy society blogger, Awful Arlo, has been leaking incriminating texts and photos about her to cable news. Once again, she must call on her two best buds, couture-challenged Tuesday and beloved sidekick/assistant Cody to help her solve the murder before she loses her business, her relationship and her sanity. In addition to sorting out the confusion Jocelyn Payne's mysterious demise, she finds herself in the middle of a nasty feud involving her tenant, the aging, difficult but stylish yogini, Mrs. Harmon; a serious run-in with her battering ram of a client, Marguerite Fredericks; an assault by the attack cat, Lola; and a face-off with cupid as she tries to figure out if Matt is two-timing her, just as they seemed to have finally found peace and happiness together.
CASSIE PAGE is the pen name of San Francisco writer, Helen Cassidy Page. She has published cookbooks, children's stories and literary fiction in addition to her cozy mysteries. She teaches creative writing and is a life coach utilizing sand tray techniques.