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Can he come home again to the Plain life?


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Is sacrificing herself the only way to stop this evil?


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Is Homecoming turns out more than new dresses…murdersacrificing herself the only way to stop this evil?


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Vampires aren't real...or are they?


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Is your first love worth a second chance?


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Win it all, or lose it all


Elaine Viets


Blogging at Fresh Fiction

Elaine Viets | How to Clean a Yacht
May 20, 2012
Do you dust your light bulbs? And your hangers? You would if you cleaned a luxury yacht. I thought I knew about clean living, until  Read More...

Elaine Viets | The Touring Author: How not to look like Mommy dressed you.
May 15, 2008
I was in a black mood. I was planning to pack for the June tour for my seventh Dead-End Job mystery, "Clubbed to Death  Read More...

As a young girl, Elaine Viets was taught the virtues of South St. Louis: the importance of hard work, housecleaning, and paying cash. She managed to forget almost everything she learned, which is why she turned to mystery writing.

Living in South Florida has not improved her character. But it has given her the new bestselling Dead-End Job series.

Like her character Helen Hawthorne, Elaine actually works those rotten jobs. Her first book in the series is SHOP TILL YOU DROP, a novel of sex, murder and plastic surgery. It's set at a fashionable dress shop that caters to kept women. Book two, MURDER BETWEEN THE COVERS, takes place at a bookstore. For the third, DYING TO CALL YOU, Helen works as a telemarketer.

In JUST MURDERED, Helen deals with bridezillas and their difficult mothers. For MURDER UNLEASHED, her fifth adventure, Helen goes to the dogs at a pet boutique. In MURDER WITH RESERVATIONS, she gets hard labor. Helen is a hotel maid, cleaning 38 bathrooms, 17 toilets and the honeymoon Jacuzzi. In CLUBBED TO DEATH, the seventh Dead–End Job mystery, Helen handles the problems of people who have no problems at a snobby country club. She enters the world of high fashion hair in KILLER CUTS, when she is an assistant to Miguel Angel, a top stylist. For HALF–PRICE HOMICIDE, Helen works at a designer resale shop and learns way too much about trophy wives. PUMPED FOR MURDER, the tenth Dead–End Job mystery, is Helen's first case as a South Florida private eye. She gets a scary peek into the killer world of competition bodybuilding. In FINAL SAIL, Helen investigates an emerald smuggler aboard a luxury yacht, working undercover as a yacht stewardess.

Interviews for Elaine Viets

Interview with Elaine Viets November 21, 2010
A Conversation with Elaine Viets High Heels are Murder April 3, 2007


 

Books:

Board Stiff, May 2014
Dead-End Job #12
Paperback (reprint)
Catnapped!, May 2014
Dead-End Job #13
Hardcover
Fixing To Die, November 2013
Mystery Shopper #9
Paperback
Final Sail, May 2013
Dead-End Job #11
Paperback
Board Stiff, May 2013
Dead-End Job #12
Hardcover
Murder Is A Piece Of Cake, November 2012
Mystery Shopper #8
Paperback
Pumped For Murder, May 2012
A Dead-End Job Mystery #10
Paperback (reprint)
Final Sail, May 2012
A Dead-End Job Mystery #11
Hardcover
Death On A Platter, November 2011
A Josie Marcus, Mystery Shopper Mystery #7
Paperback
Pumped For Murder, May 2011
A Dead-End Job Mystery #10
Hardcover
Half-Price Homicide, May 2011
A Dead-End Job Mystery #9
Paperback (reprint)
An Uplifting Murder, November 2010
Mystery Shopper #6
Mass Market Paperback
Half-Price Homicide, May 2010
A Dead-End Job Mystery #9
Hardcover
Killer Cuts, May 2010
A Dead-End Job Mystery #8
Paperback (reprint)
The Fashion Hound Murders, November 2009
Mystery Shopper #5
Paperback
Killer Cuts, May 2009
Dead-End Job Mystery #8
Hardcover
Clubbed To Death, May 2009
A Dead-End Job Mystery #7
Paperback (reprint)
Murder With All The Trimmings, November 2008
Mystery Shopper #4
Paperback
Murder With Reservations, May 2008
Dead-End Job #6
Paperback (reprint)
Clubbed to Death, May 2008
A Dead-End Job Mystery #7
Hardcover
Accessory to Murder, November 2007
Mystery Shopper #3
Paperback
Murder Unleashed, May 2007
A Dead-End Job Mystery #5
Paperback (reprint)
Murder With Reservations, May 2007
A Dead-End Job Mystery #6
Hardcover
High Heels are Murder, November 2006
Mystery Shopper #2
Paperback
Murder Unleashed, May 2006
A Dead-End Job Mystery #5
Hardcover
Dying In Style, October 2005
Mystery Shopper #1
Mass Market Paperback (reprint)
Just Murdered, May 2005
A Dead-End Job Mystery #4
Paperback
Drop-Dead Blonde, February 2005
Paperback
Dying To Call You, October 2004
A Dead-End Job Mystery #3
Paperback
Murder Between The Covers, December 2003
A Dead-End Job Mystery #2
Paperback
Shop Till You Drop, May 2003
A Dead-End Job Mystery #1
Paperback

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