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Designed To Die I usually don t read mysteries like this, which are set in current times in America I thought this one might be funny, which is wasn t It was well written, though there was a lot of designing jargon to get through Way too many descriptions of what everyone was wearing every day The action was pretty good, with just the right amount of clues. Savvy Texan fashion stylist Dallas O Connor is back on location and tracking a killer who s turning a big budget photo shoot from fashionableto fatal This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here This book about stylist Dallas O Connor drove me crazy I enjoyed it, mostly, as I went along, but it got a little far into the absurdity range for me Then the ending was totally ridiculous Only the first of the three murders model Richard was solved Turned out the second murder Dieta, who was really some kind of FBI agent or something was faked And the third murder Kim the designer who was trying to kill her husband Tobin goes totally unsolved And the whole case had something to do w This book about stylist Dallas O Connor drove me crazy I enjoyed it, mostly, as I went along, but it got a little far into the absurdity range for me Then the ending was totally ridiculous Only the first of the three murders model Richard was solved Turned out the second murder Dieta, who was really some kind of FBI agent or something was faked And the third murder Kim the designer who was trying to kill her husband Tobin goes totally unsolved And the whole case had something to do with money laundering and stuff being hidden in the men s suits And maybe the Philipino mob And maybe a bunch of other stuff dumped in at the last minute and completely unresolved I liked the character of Dallas, but the ending totally pissed me off Nobooks in this series for me This is the first book I have read by this author and I loved it I read this in one day as I wanted to see what all Dallas was going to do The characters are all so unique and funny This book was hysterical and I wantedI look forward to reading the other books in this series. A great second entry to the Dallas O Connor series After getting over the events in the first book, Dallas finds herself in Washington State on a catalog shoot with things that keep going wrong and a new mystery that begins with a dead model. Re read 6 4 10Another reread 10 8 14 Writing chops improved in this book Still love the fashion styling parts the best. I picked this just for the cover art. Dallas O Connor has designs on a high profile assignment in Seattle in her second outing, Designed to Die Designing eye catching sets for a photo shoot featuring the latest wear by highbrow label Tobin Charles, Dallas makes friends quickly and enjoys her work Her zeal is short lived, however, with the suspicious death of one of the models a one car accident which may or may not have been meant for one of Tobin Charles s founders.Despite the pall cast on the set, the show must go on, and Dal Dallas O Connor has designs on a high profile assignment in Seattle in her second outing, Designed to Die Designing eye catching sets for a photo shoot featuring the latest wear by highbrow label Tobin Charles, Dallas makes friends quickly and enjoys her work Her zeal is short lived, however, with the suspicious death of one of the models a one car accident which may or may not have been meant for one of Tobin Charles s founders.Despite the pall cast on the set, the show must go on, and Dallas musters up enough enthusiasm to continue Still, the sleuth s instinct is too strong, and Dallas begins to wonder if the eyes admiring her work on the set are those of the killer.Carefully crafted and detailed, Designed to Die offers a killer view of the fashion industry, seamlessly integrating a mystery in between takes Though lacking the urgency and action of predecessor Going Out in Style, Designed stands alone as a good story bolstered by Dallas O Connor and her style for solving crime


About the Author: Chloe Green

Suzanne Frank is a newspaper and magazine journalist who has traveled extensively in Egypt, Greece, and Israel A native of Texas, she lives in Dallas She has written 4 novels under her own name and a short series of light mysteries under the name Chloe Green, which feature a fashionable sleuth named Dallas O Connor Her four novels are a linked series of time travel fantasy that take a woman from the 1990s to ancient Egypt, Atlantis, and Biblical Israel She draws heavily on history, myth and especially the Judeo Christian Bible.


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