Killer In High Heels (High Heels Mysteries) 

I'm doing two Indie Books Reading Challenges for 2011 - the ABC Indie Fiction Challenge, and the I Heart Indie Books Reading Challenge (more details below). In helping to spread the word about the wonderful selection of Indie books out there, I'm going to be blogging about my progress and reviews. 

My 22nd review is of Killer in High Heels - a funtabulous chicklit mystery. Now you might wonder why I'm including Gemma Halliday in my Indie Books Reading Challenges but Gemma is actually going the Indie route now so it wouldn't be fair not to...

About Killer in High Heels

L.A. shoe designer Maddie Springer hasn't seen her father since he reportedly ran off to Las Vegas with a showgirl named Lola. So she's shocked when he leaves a desperate plea for help on her answering machine - ending in a loud bang. Gunshot? Car backfire? Never one to leave her curiosity unsatisfied, Maddie straps on her stilettos and, along with her trigger-happy best friend, makes tracks for Sin City in search of her MIA dad.

Maddie hits the jackpot, all right. She finds not only her dad, but also a handful of aging drag queens, an organized crime ring smuggling fake Prada pumps, and one relentless killer. Plus, it seems the LAPD's sexiest cop is doing a little Vegas moonlighting of his own. In a town where odds are everything, Maddie bets it all on her ability to out-step a vicious murderer. 
 
 
Review

I loved Spying in High Heels and Gemma Halliday's style (which is actually a lot like mine so what's not to love, right?) so I was really looking forward to reading the second one in the series. 

Maddie is an absolute scream. She finds herself in crazy situations but still manages to come out on top. Sexy cop Ramirez will make all red-blooded females hot under the collar, I can tell you! Coupled with a trip to Vegas, an OTT gay friend called Marco, and a gun-toting personal trainer called Dana...what more could you want in a chicklit mystery?

Funtabulous!
 
Sink or Swim is available from Amazon.com and Amazon.co.uk.

 


 
 

The ABC Indie Fiction Challenge...

In order to join in, you must read 24 novels in 2011 by Indie authors. One of the key rules is that each story must be written by a different author, and the first letter of the authors' surnames must begin with a different letter.

For more details, a suggested reading list, and to sign up, head on over to quillsandsebras:
 

http://quillsandzebras.wordpress.com/2010/12/10/abc-indie-fiction-challenge

 


The I Heart Indie Books Reading Challenge...

 

I've come across another fantastic reading challenge for all you lovers of fiction out there. The I Heart Indie Books Reading Challenge is easy and low-key. All you have to do is read between 1 - 30 books in 2011 in any genre.

For more details about the challenge, check out... 

http://indieparanormalbooksreviews.blogspot.com/2010/12/i-heart-indie-books-reading-challenge.html

Both readers and authors are encouraged to participate.

If you need a suggested reading listcheck out my Ebook store for some fab Indie Authors.

 
My Challenge count

ABC Challenge:
 

C (Chen)
C (Comley)
D (Desforges)
E (Evans)

F (Fasano)
F (Fairchild)
G (Green)
H (Hohenstein)
H (Halliday)
J (Juba)
K (Kirby)
L (Lieu)

L (Lim)
M (Morimer)
M (Maarten)
P (Pierce)

S (Smith)
S (Sullivan)
S (Scott)
T (Tyrpak)
T (Tirraoro)
Z (Zeltserman)



IHIB Challenge:  22


Happy Indie Reading!


Sibel xx