Dating dead men book review

She lives in California with her husband and three children.Los Angeles greeting-card artist Wollie Shelley is dating forty men in sixty days as research for a radio talk show host’s upcoming book, How to Avoid Getting Dumped All the Time.Each subject enlisted one or more discriminating friends to create her List and compose an ad to run in the Personals section of local newspapers, and/or the Internet. Even though these two storylines would be enough to make the novel interesting there is yet a third. At many times there was almost too much going on in the book at once and the novel may have flowed more smoothly without so many subplots.The friends fielded responses, interrogated the men, and scheduled a preliminary meeting - what Fredreeq called the Drive-by --to determine, for instance, whether a prospect who claimed to be five nine was indeed five nine, and to allow the prospect to get a look at the woman in question. Cookie pointed out, most people have a matchmaking instinct, and in fact, finding discriminating friends was the easy part." Wollie Shelley runs Wollie's Welcome! To make a much needed five thousand dollars she has opted to participate in Dr. Her friends Fredreeq and Joey are the ones whom she chooses to set up her dates for her. Each storyline would have worked as a book by itself.Then one day, the telephone interrupts their passionate tussles, and the news isn’t good.

The book is primarily a mystery, but there’s a heavy thread of romance in the form of Simon. The majority of the novel focuses on this third storyline with the first two taking the back burner.At first, everyone draws the reasonable conclusion that David, who suffered from terminal cancer, died of natural causes.But it seems that someone couldn’t wait for David’s death—he was shot in the head.Wollie is meeting plenty of eligible bachelors but not falling in love, not until she stumbles over a dead body en route to Rio Pescado—a state-run mental hospital—and is momentarily taken hostag Los Angeles greeting-card artist Wollie Shelley is dating forty men in sixty days as research for a radio talk show host’s upcoming book, How to Avoid Getting Dumped All the Time.Wollie is meeting plenty of eligible bachelors but not falling in love, not until she stumbles over a dead body en route to Rio Pescado—a state-run mental hospital—and is momentarily taken hostage by a charismatic “doctor” who is on the run from the Mob.

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