Dead Ex

Dead Ex

Book - 2007
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Wollie Shelley—the endearing, idiosyncratic heroine of the award-winning Dating Dead Men and Dating Is Murder—returns in a funny murder mystery set in the world of television soaps.

When David Zetrakis, the producer of a popular soap opera, is found shot to death the day after Christmas, Wollie Shelley finds herself caught up in the murder investigation. Zetrakis was one of the many Mr. Wrongs in Wollie’s career as a serial dater, and her friend Joey has emerged as the media’s prime suspect. A hot-tempered celebrity who had dated Zetrakis and was fired from his show some years ago, Joey has inherited a million-dollar Klimt from him. But Joey is not the only potential suspect. Zetrakis left lots of nice bequests to the cast and crew of the show. And as the dating correspondent on a talk show called SoapDirt, Wollie, who’s required to dine and dish with the stars, quickly discovers that the behind-the-scenes intrigues of television soaps are as highly charged as the on-screen shenanigans.

When Wollie is not trying to protect Joey from an onslaught of predatory reporters, she’s helping her brother make the transition from a mental hospital to a halfway house and negotiating her relationship with Simon, her FBI-agent boyfriend. Dead Ex is another full-out romp of a mystery sure to please Kozak’s many fans—and win her many new ones, too.



Baker & Taylor
When David Zetrakis, producer of a popular soap opera, is found shot to death just after Christmas, Wollie Shelley becomes caught up in the murder investigation as she attempts to clear the name of her friend Joey, the victim's ex-lover and the prime suspect in the crime, while sorting through the behind-the-scenes intrigues of TV soap operas. By the author of Dating Dead Men. 25,000 first printing.

Blackwell North Amer
When David Zetrakis, the producer of a popular soap opera, is found shot to death the day after Christmas, Wollie Shelley finds herself caught up in the murder investigation. Zetrakis was one of the many Mr. Wrongs in Wollie's career as a serial dater, and her friend Joey has emerged as the media's prime suspect. A hot-tempered celebrity who had dated Zetrakis and was fired from his show some years ago, Joey has inherited a million-dollar Klimt from him. But Joey is not the only potential suspect. Zetrakis left lots of nice bequests to the cast and crew of the show. And as the dating correspondent on a talk show called SoapDirt, Wollie, who's required to dine and dish with the stars, quickly discovers that the behind-the-scenes intrigues of television soaps are as highly charged as the onscreen shenanigans.
When Wollie is not trying to protect Joey from an onslaught of predatory reporters, she's helping her brother make the transition from a mental hospital to a halfway house and negotiating her relationship with Simon, her FBI-agent boyfriend. Dead Ex is another full-out romp of a mystery sure to please Kozak's many fans - and win her many new ones too.

Baker
& Taylor

When the producer of a popular soap opera is found shot to death just after Christmas, Wollie Shelley becomes caught up in the murder investigation as she attempts to clear the name of her friend Joey, the victim's ex-lover and the prime suspect in the crime.

Publisher: New York : Doubleday, [2007]
Edition: First edition
Copyright Date: ©2007
ISBN: 9780385518024
0385518021
Branch Call Number: MYS Kozak, H 100.3 2007
Characteristics: 338 pages ; 25 cm

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