Born in Death
An Eve Dallas MysteryBook - 2006
Eve Dallas has a grisly double homicide to solve when two young lovers, both employees of the same prestigious accounting firm are brutally killed on the same night. It doesn't leave Eve a lot of leftover time to put together a baby shower for her buddy Mavis, but that's supposedly what friends are for. Now Mavis needs another favor. Tandy Willowby, one of the moms-to-be in Mavis's birthing class, didn't show up for the shower. A recent emigrant from London, Tandy has few friends in New York, and no family and she was really looking forward to the party. And when Eve enters Tandy's apartment and finds a gift for Mavis's shower wrapped and ready on the table and a packed bag for the hospital still on the floor next to it, tingling runs up and down her spine. Normally, such a case would be turned over to missing persons. But Mavis wants no one else on the job but Eve, and Eve can't say no. She'll have to track Tandy down while simultaneously unearthing the deals and double-crosses hidden in the files of some of the city's richest and most secretive citizens, in a race against this particularly vicious killer.
Publisher: New York : G.P. Putnam's Sons, c2006
Branch Call Number: MYS Robb
Characteristics: 342 p. ; 24 cm