Wednesday, March 19, 2014
Over My Live Body by Susan Israel
Things get worse. After she locks Ivan out, he won't give up and continues to call and show up wherever Delilah goes. It's hard to tell who is more threatening, he or her stalker, who advances to in-person meetings wherever Delilah goes. Then the bodies start piling up, including the partner of her best friend, Morgan. Delilah goes to the police and finds that she needs to file paperwork and restraining orders before they can do anything. Meanwhile the threat level continues to racket up. Detective Patrick Quick seems aloof one day then interested the next. Can he solve the murders and protect Delilah?
Susan Israel has created an offbeat heroine, a strong woman intent on her career and determined to make it on her own regardless of what it takes to do so. This is the novel in a series about Delilah and Detective Quick, and the tension between them fuels the action. Readers will be interested in solving the mystery while finding out about the life of an independent artist and what it takes to pursue a career in the field. This book is recommended for mystery lovers.