Determined to rid the world of a rapist who dons a Santa suit to attack women at a local shopping mall, food connoisseur and P.I. Savannah Reid is delighted to find that one of her self-defense pupils fought off the attacker, and is hired to be the girl's bodyguard and to find a killer amidst the holiday mayhem
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|Grouping Title||cooked goose|
|Grouping Author||mckevett g a|
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|author||McKevett, G. A.|
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Blue-eyed and "big-boned" private detective Savannah Reid took the mystery scene by storm in Just Desserts, Bitter Sweets, and Killer Calories. Now the sexy, Southern-born heroine with the black belt in karate is back, keeping the streets of exclusive San Carmelita, California, safe while indulging both her passion for food and her appetite for solving crime...
It's hard to get into the Christmas spirit when the Santa Ana winds are blowing at a balmy ninety degrees. It's also hard to live in a "Baywatch" world when you're an overly voluptuous size 14. But Savannah Reid has never been one to believe that good things come only in small packages. Right now, the only present Savannah wants wrapped up is the one of a serial rapist who dresses as Santa. Thanks to a twisted brand of holiday visits, Savannah has a full-time job teaching self-defense to San Carmelita's terrified women.
But the feisty detective is less than thrilled when Captain Bloss, her ex-boss from the San Carmelita PD, asks Savannah to be his daughter's personal bodyguard. It seems the rapist has turned vicious cop killer, making the captain and his daughter prime targets. With enough chaos swirling around to make Tiny Tim grouchy, Savannah looks over her list of suspects to figure out just who's been naughty. From the ex-con cop killer just released on parole to the bookie with more than a few debts to collect, Savannah considers them all, plus a few others, while she tries to keep danger from dropping down her chimney, and bringing a killer home for the holidays...
"An engrossing mystery that hits all the right notes."
—Mystery Lovers Bookshop News
"Savannah Reid has a wicked humor, an intrusive appetite, and quintessential Southern sensibilities."—Library Journal
Arlington Public Library
Connection Crystal City
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Overweight women -- Fiction
Private investigators -- California, Southern -- Fiction
Cooked goose / G.A. McKevett