Synopses & Reviews
Written in her and#8220;trademark darkly sensual styleand#8221; (andlt;Iandgt;Booklistandlt;/Iandgt;), andlt;Iandgt;New York Times andlt;/Iandgt;bestselling author Linda Howard brings us an electrifying page-turner of passion and suspense with a captivating premiseand#8230;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;Iandgt;What would make the perfect man?andlt;/Iandgt; That's the delicious topic that heats up the proceedings at a certain table of professional women at their favorite restaurant. What qualities would he have? Would he be tall, dark, and handsome? Caring and warmheartedand#8212;or would just muscular do? Jaine Bright and her three girlfriends start off with the basics: he'd be faithful and reliable, the responsible type, and have a great sense of humor.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;But as the conversation picks up momentum, so do the quartet's requirements for Mr. Perfect as and they write down a tongue-in-cheek checklist that's both funny and racy. The next thing they know, the List, as it has come to be called, becomes an overnight sensation, spreading through their company like wildfire and grabbing the interest of local newspapers and television coverage. No one expected this avalanche of attention for something that began as a joke among friends. But the joke turns deadly serious when one of the four women is murdered...andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;The prime suspect in the case is the victim's boyfriend, who was one of a number of men who found the List sexist and offensive. An impenetrable alibi gets him off the hook, but a deadly stalker targets the three remaining friends. Now, with the help of Jaine's neighbor, an unpredictable police detective, the puzzle must be solved as the dream of Mr. Perfect becomes a chilling nightmare.
Janie Bright and her three girlfriends ponder what would make the perfect man at their favorite after-hours spot, Mr. Perfect. They dream up a tongue-in-cheek checklist that becomes an overnight sensation, becoming one of the hottest e-mails around. But what begins as a joke among friends turns deadly serious when one of them is murdered.
andlt;Bandgt;What would make the perfect man?andlt;/Bandgt; andlt;BRandgt; That's the deliciously racy topic that Jaine Bright and her three girlfriends are pondering one night at their favorite after-hours hot spot: Mr. Perfect. Would he be tall, dark, and handsome? Caring and warmhearted -- or will just muscular do? As their conversation hears up, they concoct a tongue-in-cheek checklist that becomes an overnight sensation, spreading like wildfire at work and sizzling along e-mail lines. But what began as a joke among friends turns deadly serious when one of the four women is murdered....Turning to her neighbor, an unpredictable police detective, for help, Jaine must unmask a killer to save her friends -- and herself. Now, knowing whom to trust and whom to love is a matter of survival -- as the dream of Mr. Perfect becomes a chilling nightmare.
About the Author
Linda Howard is an award-winning author whose novels include the recent andlt;iandgt;New York Times andlt;/iandgt;bestsellers andlt;iandgt;Shadow Woman, Up Close and Dangerous, andlt;/iandgt;andandlt;iandgt; Drop Dead Gorgeous, andlt;/iandgt;as well as the Pocket Books releases andlt;iandgt;Kill and Tell, Now You See Her, All the Queenandrsquo;s Men, Mr. Perfect, andlt;/iandgt;and andlt;iandgt;Open Seasonandlt;/iandgt;. She lives in Alabama with her husband and two golden retrievers.