It was a good storyThe gist of the story was a killing of a prominent citizen in St Elizabeth GeorgiaVioletta Terhune is the owner of Violetta s Beauty Salon She has some trouble with Constance Du Bois and Constance gets stabbed to death So people think that Violetta killed Connie Violetta s daughter Grace knows the truth and sets out to find who did the stabbingThis story was very well written and has many troubles and problems for Grace to solve before the murderer is found Both ladies go through a series of mishaps staged to look like they are the murdererThe book is well worth the time to read and find out how to live in a small southern town all your life It had funny situations that will make you laugh out loudI will recommend it to my family and friends 25 stars Tressed to Kill is a decent read but I found it largely nremarkable It s not bad but not amazing either You have your typical small town cast of characters with the hateful rich woman on the town council who gets offed and the nosy protagonist who s only nosing around to protect those she cares about of course even though the law Hairdresser Grace Terhune and her mother Violetta gussy p all the high society ladies attending the town meeting they find their snobbiest cl.
This was actually a lot of fun Ingenious way to get around things and I love how everything fit together in the end A beauty shop mystery with organic skin care recipes in the back of the book A local lady with lots of influence is murdered and there are many people who would love to have seen her dead So who was brave enough to commit the murder Much like the pilot episode of a television series Tressed to Kill is a good introduction to a promised series of cozy mysteries set around a southern beauty shop Grace Terhune makes for an interesting main character and all the ladies that work with her at her mother s beauty shop are good distinct characters However like a pilot episode I felt there was almost too much being introduced to the reader irky locals dashing agents intrepid reporters and annoying ex husbands fought for space with the actual mysteries being solved A little editing might have added some needed spark to the book Still a good first book and I will probably read the second one due to the the believable and strong characterizations of the ladies of the beauty shop especially Grace. First in the brand new Southern Beauty Shop mystery series St Elizabeth Georgia offers charm Southern hospitality and most recently murder When.
Nforcement people seem perfectly capable of investigating it by themselves It seems to be the current trend to give female amateur detectives a bit of a tough past as well broken marriage or relationship tragic past etc Grace Terhune falls into the first category with a real jerk of an ex who shows Unforeseen (Kingdom Keepers, up occasionally to rub her supposednattractiveness in her face Special Agent Dillon is there to make her feel otherwise but he is Nascars Wildest Wrecks unfortunately ratherninteresting not to mention the fact that he seems to like Grace s mother better than he likes herAs for the mystery it s in the A Land More Kind Than Home usual style of having the protagonist stumble around asking stupidestions and suffering through numerous attempts on her life before she accidentally comes across a key piece of information and proceeds to challenge the killer without proper backup I find this a bit tiresome to be honest and frankly Outlaw Bride uite silly The point of making Grace a divorcee is probably to make her identifiable to modern audiences but then you turn around and have Grace act in a way that no self respecting person would In summary verynremarkable indeed. Ient dead The police believe the mother daughter duo did her in But before things get snarled beyond repair Grace sets out to clear their names.
Author of the Southern Beauty Shop mysteries Lila Dare was born in Georgia and has lived in Alabama Mississippi and Virginia Although she has never worked in a beauty shop she freuents salons and likes to tell her stylist “Surprise me” Maybe that’s why she looks nervous in her photo She currently lives west of the Mississippi with her husband two daughters and dog and misses Southern co