Say Yes to the Death: A Debutante Dropout Mystery
HarperCollins, 2015 (2015)
Reviewed by Bob Walch
his delightful series, that has now stretched to five installments, features Andrea (Andy) Kendricks, a young woman who has refused to be pulled into the high-society life her mother had always hoped she would be part of.
itting on a healthy trust fund left her by her deceased father, Andy has said no thank you to her socialite mother's lifestyle and runs a website design company that specializes in non-profits. Although they are definitely not on the same page when it comes to the Texas version of
, Andy and her mother are on speaking terms and do things together from time to time.
hat explains why Andy is attending a very upscale Dallas wedding where she bumps into an old high school nemesis. Olivia Le Belle tormented Andy as a teen, and now, when they meet again, the wedding planner seems to be starting in where she left off years ago.
hen Olivia is found dead in her office the day following the wedding, Andy becomes involved in the case because a family friend is accused of the murder. Andy knows the woman is innocent but she'll have to prove it to the authorities who believe they have an open and shut case.
lenty of humor make this mystery one that will keep you chuckling from start to finish, as Andy once again plays amateur sleuth with the assistance of her fiancÚ, lawyer Brian Malone, and her social butterfly parent. Trust me, this novel is a fun read and a
from start to finish!
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