She wanted to visit an old friend. The “friend” is in jail for murder. Can Samantha find new evidence to clear a convicted killer?

Fashionista Samantha Kidd’s new role as style columnist for the local paper encourages her to attend events and discover new trends. But when an out-of-the-blue invitation to visit an acquaintance arrives, standing out is the last thing she wants. The acquaintance is the heiress to a pretzel fortune—or she would be if she were free. Instead, she’s quietly serving a double life sentence after being convicted of killing her media mogul husband.

 

When new evidence surfaces, the heiress is ready to break her silence. But while the press lines up to get the scoop (and the ratings!), Samantha can’t help wondering who the victim is in this scenario. And after hearing the heiress’s story firsthand, Sam suspects the wrong person was locked up. If she’s right, a killer's on the loose and will stop at nothing to silence Samantha too.

 

Can Samantha infiltrate the high life to expose a down and dirty crime?

 

Tough Luxe is the eleventh fashionable mystery in the Samantha Kidd series. If you like manipulative characters, stylish crimes, and Orange-Is-the-New-Black drama, then you’ll love Diane Vallere’s high-stakes mystery.

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WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING:

"...cleverly phrased prose and convincing characterization." -Kirkus Reviews
"an impressive cozy mystery from a promising author." -Mystery Tribune
"...excellent writing, humorous dialogue, or a compelling story." -Kings River Life
"Samantha Kidd an engaging amateur sleuth." -Mysterious Reviews
"...signature wit and humor." -Mary Marks, NY Journal of Books
"...intricately plotted and well-written book." -Fresh Fiction
"...humor and danger meld perfectly..." -RT Reviews
"...sleek, chic, and constantly surprising." -Hank Phillippi Ryan, Agatha, Anthony, Macavity, and Mary Higgins Clark Award-winning author of THE OTHER WOMAN
"The suspense is intense, the plot is hot and the style is to die for." -Catriona McPherson, Agatha Award-winning author of the Dandy Gilver Mystery Series
"...a multifaceted story disguised as a cozy little mystery..." -NY Journal of Books
“Both madcap and moving..." -Naomi Hirahara, Edgar® Award-winning author of the Officer Ellie Rush Mysteries
“A fresh, funny voice, irresistible characters... a winner.” -Lucy Burdette, national bestselling author of the Key West Food Critic Mysteries
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