Elaine Viets has actually worked those dead-end jobs in her mystery novels, just like her character, Helen Hawthorne. Over the years, Elaine has been a dress store clerk, phone book proofreader, babysitter, telemarketer, bookseller, and weed puller at fifty cents a bucket. She is also the author of the Josie Marcus, Mystery Shopper series and numerous short stories. Elaine has won an Anthony Award and an Agatha Award. She lives in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, with her husband, author and actor Don Crinklaw. Please visit her blog: The Lipstick Chronicles.
Good "cozy" mystery but strange topic--foot fetishes?? I know they exist but still strange for a cozy subject. Read morePublished 24 days ago by Rumeur
I enjoyed this book. A light simple relaxing read. A great book for the beach or to unwind at night.Published 5 months ago by Betsy Ross
Elaine Viets has a way of writing about human foibles that is spot on and, at the same time, amusing! I don't know how she does it! Read morePublished 13 months ago by Carolyn Goodart
High Heels Are Murder was a good read and I like the characters very much.
Ramirez sounds like a cool guy.
High Heels Are Murder by Elaine Viets is part of her mystery shopper series where Josie Marcus, center of a three generation family, falls into the role of sleuth, willingly or... Read morePublished on August 17, 2009 by Mary E. Adair
I love Elaine Viets - her Josie Marcus mystery shopper books are fun, easy reading and just plain good to read! I highly recommend any books by Elaine Viets.Published on August 31, 2008 by D. Mueller
This writers books are my idea of a great afternoon or evening alone with a funny/wonderful paperback to read. Read morePublished on January 1, 2008 by Sandra R. Maike
Josie, a mystery shopper in St. Louis finds herself in the middle of a murder mystery when a client of hers ends up dead. Read morePublished on December 27, 2006 by Butterscotch