The recently-divorced Alison couldn’t be happier for her best friend, the bride Max. The problem is with the groom. Namely, his best man: the stunningly handsome yet technically married NYPD homicide detective Bobby Crawford. Alison just can’t stop day-dreaming about him—until a new nightmare unfolds.
Alison’s ex-husband has just turned up dead. And now that’s she’s being dragged into another murder investigation—his time, involving the Mob-boss parent of a student—Bobby might be the only man she can trust with her life. But will he ever make Alison his wife? With a killer on the loose, the pursuit of happiness may just have to wait…
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“Barbieri’s in top form as she delivers her smooth sequel to her witty debut.”—Publishers Weekly
“QUIRKY, ROMANTIC…fashionable, free-spirited [and] intense ”—Tampa Tribune“Will please readers who like action and romance in the same package.”—Booklist“Series Grade: A.”—Susan McBride, author of the Debutante Dropout Mysteries
Maggie Barbieri, author of Murder 101, is a freelance textbook editor as well as a mystery novelist. Her father was a member of the New York Police Department, and his stories provide much of the background for her mysteries. This is her second novel. She lives in Westchester County, New York.