Dying to Read by Lorena McCourtney is a fun little novel that was slow to grab my attention, but once I was into the story there was no letting go. Cate Kinkaid is assisting her Private Investigator uncle with a job while he's recovering in the hospital. She has no experience and can't seem to find work elsewhere so she's giving sleuthing a try. How hard can it be to find a woman named Willow to let her know she's got an inheritance coming her way?
Pretty hard once Kate finds a corpse instead.
Throw in a little romance, an ex-fiance, some blackmailers and a whole list of suspects and this little helpful job has Kate in the middle of big-time investigating.
A light easy read, good for a weekend getaway or a long plane ride.
Available August 2012 at your favorite bookseller from Revell, a division of Baker Publishing Group.
About the book:
Lorena McCourtney has spun a fast-paced and witty romantic mystery in her new book, Dying to Read. From the very first chapter, she grabs your attention and keeps you hooked until the very end.
Cate Kinkaid is just dipping her toe into the world of private investigating until one of the many résumés she has floating around lands her a real job. All she has to do is determine that a particular woman lives at a particular address. Simple, right? When the big and brooding house happens to contain a dead body, this routine PI job turns out to be anything but simple. Is Cate in over her head?
Lorena McCourtney is the award-winning author of dozens of novels, including Invisible (which won the Daphne du Maurier Award from Romance Writers of America), In Plain Sight, On the Run, and Stranded. She resides in Oregon.