Jessica is in Manhattan to attend the debut of a new designer. Formerly Sandy Black of Cabot Cove, the young man has reinvented himself as Xandr Ebon, and is introducing his evening wear collection to the public and—more important—to the industry’s powers-that-be: the stylists, the magazine editors, the buyers, and the wealthy clientele who can make or break him. At the show, the glitz and glamour are dazzling until a young model—a novice, taking her first walk down the runway—shockingly collapses and dies. Natural causes? Perhaps. But when another model is found dead, a famous cover girl and darling of the paparazzi, the fashion world gets nervous.
In the latest installment of Murder She Wrote, Jessica Fletcher goes into the world of models and Fashion Week in New York City. With plenty of twists and turns, the reader is led on a delightful journey that gives plenty of clues but red herrings as well as to all the reader some fun in guessing whodunit. Not one of more favorite novels of the series, the detective that was a little too pushy and the behavior of Sandy at times irked me. Those things aside the novel was delightful and a fun quick read that ended with a satisfying conclusion.
Murder She Wrote: Design for Murder is out today and can be found in your local bookstore or online.
*Disclaimer: I received a free copy of the book for my honest review.