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HIGH HEELS AND HOLIDAYS
Genre: Mystery/Suspense/Thriller, Mystery, Amateur Sleuth
All the books in Michaels' Maggie Kelly series are great fun, but the action drags in her newest. Maggie's witty banter and the relatable vulnerability she shows in her relationship with Saint Just are appealing. And, as always, one of the strongest characters, Saint Just's sidekick, Sterling, is an absolute riot and completely lovable. But the novel would have been stronger if the victim, Frances Oates, had been more fully fleshed out. Still, this is a fun book with many great characters to get attached to.
Historical mystery writer Maggie Kelly always gets mixed up
However, Maggie's fictional-hero-come-to-life, Alexandre Drake, Viscount Saint Just, does not believe that to be the case, especially as he notices similarities to Frances' death and a threat that Maggie receives. Maggie, Saint Just and Sterling are on the case, for better or worse. (Kensington, Nov., 336
Reviewed By: Robyn Glazer
Published: November 2006