Never ask, “What next?”
Life has settled down in Coburg, Oregon since the crime of the century—make that the crimes of the century—are finally becoming a manageable memory for the town’s citizens and its police department. But suddenly, things change.
An urban myth rears its ugly head…
Sergeant Grace Gabbiano’s fire-chief brother is expecting his life-long friend Benny for a weekend visit. The problem is, someone’s taken a kidney out of Benny. Without his permission. The only visiting he’ll be doing for a while is from a hospital bed.
Three neighboring police jurisdictions and the FBI come to call on Coburg PD. Seems that more than one horny man in the county has been seduced for his kidney recently and it’s time to take action. One agency has a plan that will involve Grace. Whether she wants to participate or not, Chief Aidan Cruz has already volunteered her for hooker duty.
Everything’s just dandy…
Turning faux tricks on the street nets Grace a new social network, a lot of jaw-dropping information, and more trouble than she bargained for.
And then bodies start to pile up.
“[Ann Simas] did a great job blending the forensic and investigative elements [in DRESSED TO DIE].”
– Lt. Mike Hurley (Ret.), Director, Oregon State Crime Lab, Springfield
Ann Simas lives in Oregon, but she is a Colorado girl at heart, having grown up in the Rocky Mountains. An avid word-lover since childhood, she penned her first fiction “book” in high school. The author of 12 novels and seven short stories, she particularly likes to write a mix of mystery/thriller/suspense, with a love story and paranormal or supernatural elements.
An award-winning watercolorist and a budding photographer, Ann also enjoys needlework and gardening in her spare time. She is her family’s “genealogist” and has been blessed with the opportunity to conduct first-hand research in Italy for both her writing and her family tree. The genealogy research from century’s old documents, written in Italian, has been a supreme but gratifying and exciting challenge for her.
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