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Half-price homicide: Dead-End Job Series, Book 9

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The national bestselling author presents a high society murder mystery... At Snapdragon, a high-end designer consignment shop, Helen is at the beck and call of snobby- yet frugal-customers. That alone is a deadly combination, especially with Chrissy, a drool-worthy fashionista who walks in with a purse to sell, and ends up screaming at her husband and another customer. Helen is used to dealing with snobby women, controlling husbands, and fashionable politicians. But she's about to have to handle a brand new type of unsatisfied customer-a murderer. Chrissy is found dead in Snapdragon's dressing room, with the hand-painted scarf Helen was just holding tied around her neck. And Helen goes from being low on society's totem pole to high on the police's suspect list.
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9781101187364
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display_description Tired of living life on the lam, Helen Hawthorne goes back to St. Louis to clear her name of alimony evasion so she can finally marry the man she loves. But she still has to pay the bills, even if it means working at a consignment shop where the designer duds are to die for--literally. Secondhand clothes. First-degree murder. At Snapdragon, the high-end designer consignment shop, Helen is at the beck and call of snobby--yet frugal--customers. That alone is a deadly combination, but the sellers of the drool-worthy fashions can be even more high maintenance. Especially Chrissy, who comes in with a purse to sell and ends up screaming it out with her own husband and another customer. If Helen didn't have a greedy ex-husband demanding more money and a mother in a Florida nursing home, she'd be hanging up her cash register. But when Chrissy is found dead in a dressing room with a hand-painted scarf around her neck, Helen goes from being low on society's totem pole to high on the police's suspect list.
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series Dead-end job mysteries
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subject_facet Consignment sale shops -- Missouri -- Saint Louis -- Fiction, Detective and mystery stories, American, Fugitives from justice -- Fiction, Hawthorne, Helen (Fictitious character) -- Fiction, Saint Louis (Mo.) -- Fiction, Women detectives -- Florida -- Fort Lauderdale -- Fiction
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title_full Half-Price Homicide Dead-End Job Series, Book 9, Half-price homicide / Elaine Viets
title_short Half-price homicide
title_sub Dead-End Job Series, Book 9
topic_facet Consignment sale shops, Detective and mystery stories, American, Fiction, Fugitives from justice, Hawthorne, Helen (Fictitious character), Mystery, Women detectives