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Too Big to Die
By: Sue Ann Jaffarian
The Odelia Grey Mysteries #12

Release Date: December 2017
Specs: 9780738718842 | 5 x 8 x 1 IN  |  288 pages
Price: $14.99
In Stock? Yes, ready to ship


Viral videos and dangerous criminals turn Odelia and Greg's good deed into accusations of murder

It's the dog days of summer for Odelia and Greg after they rescue a dog from a closed car on a blistering hot day. The culprit is former reality star Marla Kingston, who's married to a client of Odelia's law firm. The dog was saved, but Odelia's job might not be when Kingston demands blood. Things get even stickier when a video of the rescue goes viral, and the man who helped them winds up dead. And who is the mysterious young woman who shows up about the same time? Is she connected or just an opportunist looking to cash in on their reluctant Internet fame?

Praise for the Odelia Grey Mysteries:

11: Rhythm & Clues

"[A] delightful series."—Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine

10: A Body to Spare

"[A] witty series with its quirky, well-drawn characters."—Booklist

9: Hell on Wheels

"Action-filled...Jaffarian neatly pulls all the plot lines together for a satisfying outcome."—Publishers Weekly

8: Secondhand Stiff

"Witty and well-plotted."—Publishers Weekly

"[A] clever, winning tale with lots of laughs along the way."—Suspense Magazine

7: Hide and Snoop

"Odelia takes no nonsense from anyone and stops at nothing to give the bad guys what they deserve."—Kirkus Reviews

6: Twice as Dead

"Plenty of humor, the charms of the feisty main character, and a great supporting cast add to the amusement."—Booklist

5: Corpse on the Cob

"Jaffarian's delightful fifth cozy to feature supersized sleuth Odelia Grey...Jaffarian keeps getting better and better at blending humor, suspense, and romance."—Publishers Weekly

"Like its predecessors, this title is a delight."—Library Journal

4: Booby Trap

"A fun, quick read with a usually sassy detective, Booby Trap will keep readers of the series happy until the next installment."—The Mystery Reader

3: Thugs and Kisses

"The best title yet in a priceless series...a real treat for chick-lit and mystery fans who like feisty women."—Library Journal (starred review)

"Odelia Grey is delightfully large and in charge in Jaffarian's third entertaining romp."—Publishers Weekly

"The best one intriguing, well-plotted mystery that will entertain and inspire."—The Strand

2: The Curse of the Holy Pail

"Jaffarian's writing is sharp and sassy—like her protagonist— and she knows how to keep the suspense high."—Mystery Scene

"Odelia Grey is a keeper."—Library Journal

"Jaffarian offers the perfectly flawed alternative for readers sick and tired of picture-perfect characters."—Booklist

1: Too Big to Miss

"I'd like to spend more time with Sue Ann Jaffarian's Odelia, a plus-size fat-liberationist with a handsome wheelchair-bound lover. Odelia...does not hesitate to give justice a small, well-plotted forward shove at every opportunity."—The New York Times

"With a cast of diverse characters, an intriguing plot, and a credible heroine, this is an enjoyable read."—Mystery Scene

"Balancing her professional skills as a paralegal with her self-doubt as a sleuth, Odelia is one of the most believable amateur detectives in recent fiction. Beautifully plotted and carefully crafted, this is a marvelous start to an exciting new series. Strongly recommended."—Library Journal"Plus-size reading pleasure—try this one on!" —Lee Child, New York Times bestselling author</p


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