Aunt Fran is missing. Those words echoed throughout the town, worrying family and friends. So Lilly Millenovanovich, a mystery writer, decides to help the authorities find her aunt. The Barton police have very few leads and Lilly is between novels with time on her hands. Her search becomes a hazardous journey in whips, cuffs, and little brown boxes. Being thrown into awkward situations is familiar to Lilly Millenovanovich, like hiding in a stranger's bedroom closet and discovering a naked man cuffed to the bed.
"bad story and narration"
Hollywood stylist to the stars, Zoey Witherspoon, is a wanna-be Stephanie Plum, and to that end, she's now moonlighting as a badge-toting Private Investigator. But on her way to style one of her infamously diva-esque clients, she discovers her first dead guy in the Range Rover parked next to her. And this isn't just any dead guy...It's one with a Russian mob connection, and the one hired by her former client, Ponzi-scheming King Bernard McCall, to kill her.