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Polished Off (Southern Beauty Shop Series #2)

Polished Off (Southern Beauty Shop Series #2)

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by Lila Dare
     
 

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Audrey Faye sashays into Violetta's Salon looking for stylists for the Miss Magnolia Blossom pageant. Hairdresser Grace Terhune's opportunity quickly turns into a nightmare with anti-pageant protestors, angry mothers, frantic contestants...and then, a very dead Audrey. The murder weapon was a nail file, making Violetta's manicurist, Stella, the prime suspect. Now

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Audrey Faye sashays into Violetta's Salon looking for stylists for the Miss Magnolia Blossom pageant. Hairdresser Grace Terhune's opportunity quickly turns into a nightmare with anti-pageant protestors, angry mothers, frantic contestants...and then, a very dead Audrey. The murder weapon was a nail file, making Violetta's manicurist, Stella, the prime suspect. Now Grace must find the real murderer before she is polished off permanently.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780425239865
Publisher:
Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date:
02/01/2011
Series:
Southern Beauty Shop Series, #2
Pages:
304
Sales rank:
685,746
Product dimensions:
4.10(w) x 6.70(h) x 1.00(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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Polished Off (Southern Beauty Shop Series #2) 4.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 17 reviews.
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I love this southern mystery series. The writer gets you engaged and the emotionaly tied with the characters
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harstan More than 1 year ago
In St. Elizabeth, Georgia, Audrey Faye arrives at Violetta's Beauty Salon asking for owner Violetta Terhune. Audrey explains that her friend Simone Dubois, who during the summer accused Violetta of murdering her mom (see Tressed to Kill), suggested the beauty salon help prepare the contestants of the Miss Magnolia Blossom pageant. Violetta's daughter Grace the hairdresser agrees for $300 a shot while manicurist Stella reluctantly acquiesces to help. The gig turns nasty even before the hairdresser begins as ant-pageant protesters accost anyone involved. The gig turns even uglier when someone murders Audrey using Stella's nail file. Besides being the owner of the murder weapon, Stella has a motive for murdering the pageant's director. Audrey and Stella's husband were having an affair. As the show goes on and other incidents occur, Grace investigates the homicide and the rash of accidents while a killer watches her. This is a terrific amateur sleuth Southern Beauty Shop whodunit as the inquiry is stymied by protestors, contestants and incidents. The fast-paced whodunit grips the audience who race to solve the case before the Amazing Grace can. This is a winning Georgia peach mystery. Harriet Klausner