But when the spa's renowned plastic surgeon goes missing, murder's on the menu. . . Voluptuous and proud of it, Savannah can't understand why any woman would diet in pursuit of beauty, never mind go under the knife. She likes herself just fine the way she is. Abigail is livid that her cousin, Tammy, won her an extreme makeover at Emerge, San Carmelita's new luxury spa.
Corpse Suzette A Savannah Reid Mystery #ad - As she broadens her search, Savannah begins to realize that some of the employees at this temple of perfection harbor serious inner flaws. Despite new year's resolutions to avoid irritating houseguests and nerve-wracking cases, California P. I. Savannah reid finds herself playing host to her assistant's cranky cousin--in town for an unwanted makeover at a local spa.
And when one of the suspects turns up dead, Savannah's had enough. A well-constructed mystery with several surprising twists that keep the reader guessing till the end.
Fat Free And Fatal Savannah Reid MysteriesKensington Books #ad - Now, savannah's determined to find the truth. There's nothing like a makeover story to get people hooked, and America is certainly addicted to the weight-loss saga of once celebrated actress Dona Papalardo. After dona’s personal assistant is shot dead in the star's mile-long driveway, Savannah becomes her bodyguard.
And when dona's hunky gardener takes a bullet between the eyes, Savannah knows she must act quickly to find the killer. Knocking around dona's palatial estate gives Savannah plenty of opportunity to hobnob with A-list celebrities and compile a list of suspects that proves some people can never be too rich, too thin, or too vindictive.
Fat Free And Fatal Savannah Reid Mysteries #ad - Savannah reid is no exception although she can't imagine wanting to shed her own hourglass figure by undergoing gastric bypass surgery like Dona did. Plus-sized P. I. But just when savannah's sure she's had her fill of the macabre, the shooter strikes again, and this time Savannah is nearly caught in the crossfire.
After all, it's pretty hard to enjoy fifteen minutes of fame—or a double chocolate brownie—from six feet under. The victim was wearing one of Dona's fur coats, indicating that Dona was the target.
Murder A'la Mode A Savannah Reid Mystery Book 10Kensington Books #ad - But when she meets her dream hunk in person, things take a decidedly nightmarish turn. Added to a well-plotted mystery, the very funny depiction of a different side of reality television makes Murder á la Mode a delight. Mystery scene"Savannah retains her buoyant good humor throughout. Publishers Weekly. It seems no one liked Tess.
Of course, a steaming irish coffee, every girl needs a little down time, and Savannah adores curling up with a box of chocolates, and an even steamier romance novel--preferably one with sexy Lance Roman on the cover. Not her unhappy husband, or the scheming contestants, or all the disgruntled employees she so heinously wronged.
Murder A'la Mode A Savannah Reid Mystery Book 10 #ad - Savannah reid's culinary cravings come second only to her appetite for adventure. This show is quickly turning into the worst kind of soap opera--with some footage that'll never make it on the air. She and four other women will be living in a medieval "castle" with Lance, trying to win his heart. Unfortunately, the antics take a sinister turn when one of the show's producers, Tess Jarvis, turns up dead.
It appears she was felled by a carton of Killer Fudge ice cream, but Savannah's convinced there's more to the story. Turns out she's right.
Cereal Killer A Savannah Reid Mystery Book 9Kensington Books #ad - When cait is found dead after months of extreme dieting, everyone assumes the risky regimen did her in. In a world where stick-thin women adorn fashion magazines and silver screens, plus-sized private eye Savannah Reid is grateful for the wild success--and fabulous fashion tips--of full-figured model Cait Connor.
. But then a second full-figured model meets an untimely end, and it's time to weigh the facts. But she's determined to satisfy her craving for justice--before a cunning killer strikes again. As the new spokesperson for Wentworth's Slenda Flakes, Cait needed to lose thirty pounds in sixty days and apparently died trying.
Cereal Killer A Savannah Reid Mystery Book 9 #ad - There are more models on the Slenda Flakes campaign who could be at risk, and enough suspects to keep Savannah hopping. And search for suspects. At first it seems that Cait's death is a clear case of dieting run amok. Even if it means going undercover for the camera. Now savannah's really suspicious, and determined to avenge her curvaceous sisters.
Poisoned Tarts A Savannah Reid Mystery Book 13Kensington Books #ad - Chubby, and less-than-privileged, smart, Daisy's role in the Three seems to have been primarily to be the victim of their vicious jibes and pranks. Now, with the party seriously pooped and the tabloids on a tear, Savannah will have to put her Halloween candy on the shelf until she's deserving of a reward.
. It seems the one member of the Three who was neither wealthy nor particularly svelte hasn't been heard from in days. The missing girl's name is daisy o'neil, she had little in common with her so-called friends Tiffy, Kiki, and by all accounts, and Bunny. As halloween draws near, savannah will have to learn a killer's deadly "tricks" before someone else is "treated" to murder.
Poisoned Tarts A Savannah Reid Mystery Book 13 #ad - And that means finding a killer—fast—before more Hollywood money becomes buried treasure. When savannah learns that tiffy's acting aspirations were threatened by Daisy's genuine talent, the poor little rich girl begins to look big-time guilty. The skeleton key three, are in the spotlight again—but this time, a celebutante clique so named by the media because of their super-skinny figures and fat trust funds, it's for something more than partying.
What happens when too rich and too thin becomes too deadly? Voluptuous P. I. But just when savannah thinks she has it all figured out—except where the body is stashed—the vibe surrounding the Skeleton Key Three changes from vacuous and suspicious to downright murderous.
A Body To Die For A Savannah Reid Mystery Book 14Kensington Books #ad - Savannah reid to the crime scene and it isn't long before Clarissa's squeaky clean image starts to unravel. Mckevett delivers another amusing tart-tongued cozy that goes down like a yummy guilt-free dessert. Publishers weekly"witty, charming and should be read next to your winter fire--with a liberal helping of brownies and hot chocolate on hand.
Romantic Times. Voluptuous P. I. Weight loss diva clarissa Jardin became a household name after she transformed herself from flabby to fit with an exercise program she designed. Raking in millions of dollars, clarissa has the whole world in the palm of her hand--that is, Bill, until her husband, is found mysteriously shot to death.
A Body To Die For A Savannah Reid Mystery Book 14 #ad - Detective Dirk Coulter calls P. I. Savannah reid isn't a huge fan of diets and she'd rather walk through fire than go to the gym. With the whole world watching this celebrity whodunit, Savannah has to crack the case fast--before another victim gets his--or her--just desserts. But when the nation's hottest weight loss guru becomes a suspect in a big, fat murder case, even Savannah can't resist the chance to find out once and for all if the beloved queen of fitness took the "die" in diet a little too far.
Death By Chocolate A Savannah Reid Mystery Book 8Kensington Books #ad - When savannah hears that lady Eleanor's been getting death threats, she jumps at the chance to be her round-the-clock bodyguard. The woman is as rotten as last year's valentine candy--and stingy with the chocolates to boot! After a few miserable days of her boss's put-downs and pettiness, Savannah finally understands why someone wants to put an end to Her Majesty's reign.
But when the queen of chocolate bites into a chocolate and drops dead in the middle of her own live TV show, Savannah is horrified. Business has been a little slow at the Moonlight Magnolia Detective Agency, but full-figured P. I. Talk about bad for business. Savannah reid doesn't have time to drown her sorrows in a box of double-chocolate truffles.
Death By Chocolate A Savannah Reid Mystery Book 8 #ad - It's a great chance to meet her idol in person--and maybe pick up some free chocolates, too! But her sweet dreams melt away the minute she meets Lady Eleanor. After all, it was her job to protect Lady Eleanor--and now thousands of traumatized chocoholics know how horribly she failed. She's too busy watching the gourmet Network--and drooling over the sinfully scrumptious confections that Lady Eleanor "The Queen of Chocolate" whips up on-air.
But someone isn't sweet on the Queen's charming chatter--and wants her to hang up her oh-so-quaint apron--for good. If only to save her own reputation, Savannah has to figure out who's to blame for the Queen's untimely and very ungraceful demise.
Wicked Craving A Savannah Reid Mystery Book 15Kensington Books #ad - But she'd better find the killer soon. . . Or else the bodies will just keep piling up. . . Solid. . . Savannah reid may have a few extra curves on her full-figured body, but that hasn't stopped her from becoming one of California's most successful private investigators. The question is, did he kill his wife, too?Pound for pound, this is shaping up to be one of Savannah's toughest cases ever.
Her latest case puts her hot on the trail of a shady weight loss therapist who's made a killing treating--and cheating--his overweight patients. A nice mix of cozy relationships and mystery. Booklist. Savannah's wit about food and healthy weight continues to sparkle. Publishers Weekly"Enjoyable. . .
A Decadent Way To Die A Savannah Reid Mystery Book 16Kensington Books #ad - But when two key players turn up dead in Helene's sizzling hot Jacuzzi, Savannah will have to start from scratch--and question everything she thought she knew about the Strausses' twisted family tree. Savannah reid prides herself on cracking even the toughest cases. Plus-sized P. I. While helene's brassy, take-no-prisoners style made her a huge success, it also made her quite a few enemies.
Before long, savannah is sure she has a handle on the case. Superb. Publishers weekly Starred Review "McKevett serves up plenty of action. Kirkus"fans of Diane Mott Davidson will appreciate this one. Library Journal. His prey? legendary designer Helene Strauss, creator of the world-famous Helene doll. But her latest investigation is leaving her hungry for answers as she tries to unmask the identity of a cunning, would-be killer.
Sour Grapes A Savannah Reid Mystery Book 6Kensington Books #ad - Savannah blames it all on the beauty pageant, where the competition has become so fierce that someone's been driven to murder. Desperate to keep her flighty sister out of harm's way, Savannah digs into a real beauty of a case--and discovers the ugly underside of the wave-pose-and-cry scene. Mckevett's acclaimed mysteries knows how to turn every investigation into a delicious romp, even when she's dealing with a bunch of waif-like beauty queen hopefuls who will kill to be crowned.
. Sour grapesthings finally seem to be calm and peaceful in Savannah's life, her spoiled baby sister, Atlanta, but before she can celebrate by biting into a mouthful of juicy fried chicken, comes knocking. And when it comes to a bevy of backstabbing, crown-coveting glam girls, sequin-wearing, the question isn't who would want to commit murder, but who wouldn't? .
Sour Grapes A Savannah Reid Mystery Book 6 #ad - Atlanta's determined to become a star, and her first step is the Miss Gold Coast Beauty Pageant that's being held right in San Carmelita. The feisty, full-figured, steel magnolia of G. A. Savannah is feeling pretty ornery about the impromptu visit, but she's more alarmed about Atlanta's growing obsession with her appearance.
When it comes to sassy private detectives, no one's bigger than Savannah Reid.
Buried In Buttercream A Savannah Reid Mystery Book 17Kensington Books #ad - Hailed as the wedding planner to the stars, Madeline Aberson has orchestrated some of the most exclusive soirees in Hollywood. Desperate for work, madeline finds herself planning far less glamorous affairs, including none other than plus-sized P. I. Savannah reid's wedding to Dirk Coulter. It doesn't take long for the opinionated Madeline to get on Savannah's last nerve, and when the big day finally arrives, Savannah can't wait to send Madeline packing.
Buried In Buttercream A Savannah Reid Mystery Book 17 #ad - . For better or for worse savannah and Dirk put their wedding on hold, vowing instead to find out who killed Madeline and why. But when the bride finds madeline's body face down in the pool, floating among an elegant array of rose petals, it's clear that someone has already hastened the diva's departure. But when madeline becomes embroiled in a nasty divorce, her life falls apart, and rumors swirl that her parties have become total duds.
. Readers will relish the author's trademark wit. Publishers weekly"mcKevett effortlessly weaves together a satisfying mystery, family hijinks, and a touching subplot. Booklist.