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By Kate White

One of many savviest unmarried urbanites ever to take in sleuthing and nonetheless glance nice, Bailey Weggins made her smashing debut in Kate White's If seems may well Kill, a dishy and delectable big apple occasions bestseller and the 1st "Reading with Ripa" ebook membership choice. Now the Gloss journal actual crime author returns in a narrative of excessive kind and occasional homicide that is going in the back of the salons and saunas of a ritzy nation spa to uncover... A physique to Die For

After her final experience, Bailey Weggins is one drained reporter wanting R & R. So while an outdated kinfolk buddy invitations her for a loose weekend on the Cedar hotel in rural Massachusetts, she jumps on the likelihood to depart ny for a few significant pampering.

At the dependent mid-nineteenth-century hideaway, with its Asian-inspired spa, Bailey is quickly luxuriating to the hypnotic sound of water spilling over stones and the soothing smell of green-tea candles. but mayhem is mere steps away, as Bailey discovers whilst she actually stumbles throughout a corpse wrapped mummy-style in a consultation room. without notice, her time-out is remodeled right into a full-tilt homicide research. Bailey hadn't anticipated to fulfill someone except socialites slathering their cellulite with shea butter, yet now she's facing an inventory of suspects dirtier than a dirt bathtub: a spurned lover, a shady husband, and a gaggle of staff who appear to be hiding whatever. And opposed to her larger judgement, she can't appear to maintain her personal arms off the horny murder detective assigned to the case.

Desparate to aid her mother's pal, the landlord of the spa, Bailey will locate herself chasing clues throughout nation strains simply as one other loss of life sweeps her into the attractions of a vicious killer. And this time, the physique within the dust wrap can be her personal.

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