Nina Fischman has dated plenty of life's losers, but she has always steered clear of actual crazed killers. Unfortunately, the same can't be said of Nina's friend Susan, whose habit of making bad choices in the Man Department seems to have turned deadly. Unfortunately, Susan left few clues about her final, fatal date: all Nina knows about him is that he wears contact lenses, likes to hike, and reads the New York magazine "personals" column.
To catch the killer, the cops agree to provide back-up while Nina supplies the bait, in the form of a hike-happy personals ad. True, impersonating an outdoorsy type will require Nina to dig up her old hiking boots and flannel shirts—never her best look. And true, she could wind up tramping around the woods with a murderer. But on the upside, it wouldn't kill her to get a little exercise.
"As a social observer, Piesman is without peer, with a snappy opinion on everything from post-feminism to the politics of high heels" --New York Times
"Animated dialogue and a lively sense of the absurd" --Publishers Weekly
Who's likely to like this: Fans of Janet Evanovich and Lisa Scottoline