Hairstylist Marla Shore stumbles over her rival’s body in the meter room behind their competing salons. When her boyfriend, hunky Detective Dalton Vail, asks for her help in solving the murder, she jumps on the case. The stakes rise when the victim’s trusted psychic warns her that someone she loves is in great danger. Her investigation takes her to a smoky bingo parlor, a spooky town run by spiritualists, and sultry Delray Beach. But what scares Marla the most is her relationship with Dalton that takes a surprising turn.
Died Blonde was originally published by Kensington. This Author’s Edition has been updated with added bonus materials.
“Intrepid Marla Shore is up to her elbows in hot water when a rival salon owner turns up dead and shorn. Marla follows a path of clues that includes a wacky psychic, bingo mamas and mysterious keepsakes. Nancy Cohen has penned another follicle raising frolic with a wry twist of romance.” – P.J. Parrish, NY Times Bestselling Author
Marla Shore has more than a bad hair day when she discovers the body of her archenemy in the meter room that controls the power to her salon, in Nancy J. Cohen's Died Blonde: A Bad Hair Day Mystery, the sixth outing for the salon owner and amateur sleuth (after 2003's Highlights to Heaven). Fans will be delighted that Marla finally gets engaged, after much angst, to her cop boyfriend, Dalton Vail, but weak characterization and uninspired dialogue disappoint. Agent, Evan Marshall. .