Saturday, July 14, 2007

Book Number in 2007: 18
Date Finished: 7/14
My Rating: 3.5/5 stars

Author: Laura Levine
Title: Last Writes
Series Number: 2
Genre: Cozy/Chick Lit
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 234

Book From: Library
Why I Read it: Read the first book in the series and enjoyed it.

My Comments:
I'm really enjoying this series, it's funny, light and fluffy.. Just what I need during hot humid nights when I can't sleep! LOL I've already requested the next 2 in the series from the library.

The author certainly does have a style all her own.. it's very different from other cozy mystery & chick lit I've read. And I think anyone who likes cozy and/or chick lit will really enjoy reading this series. :)

Description from the publisher:

Wisecracking pen-for-hire Jaine Austen is back—and she’s about to discover that working on the set of a Hollywood sitcom is no laughing matter…

Jaine still hasn’t found a good man—or a way to keep all those sugary snacks from going straight to her hips. But—with a little help from her best friend Kandi—she’s finally landed a gig as a sitcom writer! True, Muffy ‘n Me (aka “Bewitched with Tits”) isn’t going to win any Emmys. And her office at Miracle Studios needs a little sprucing up, and a few dozen rat traps. But it sure beats writing boring brochures and bad resumes, so Jaine’s not complaining. Until the plot thickens—with murder…

Jaine figures the trouble all started when Muffy ‘n Me’s hottest star, gorgeous Quinn Kirkland, seduced the head writer—whose husband also works on the show. But when Quinn’s caught in bed with the barely-legal actress who plays his niece, things really heat up—and his many jealous girlfriends start to figure things out…

So when the no-good heartthrob drops dead after nibbling a poisoned doughnut, Jaine isn’t terribly surprised. But who could have done it? A competitive co-star and a couple of scorned lovers top Jaine’s list of suspects, but the police have zeroed in on her man-crazy pal Kandi. She fell hard for Quinn—and nearly fell apart when she learned of all his other women. Now Jaine has to figure out who finally stopped Quinn’s cheatin’ heart—before her best friend ends up behind bars…

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