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Silk Stalkings

(The third book in the Material Witness Mystery series)
A novel by

Fabric shop owner Polyester Monroe can get tangled up in textiles, but it's murder that really throws her for a loop in the latest mystery from the national bestselling author of Crushed Velvet.

The time has come for San Ladron, California's annual Miss Tangorli beauty pageant, and Poly has agreed to use Material Girl's inventory of shimmery silks to create embellished gowns fit for a crown. But when millionaire Harvey Halliwell - the man who revived the city's citrus trade with his imported tangorli tree - is found dead days before the pageant contestants are announced, something sour takes over the town.

To make matters worse, her friend, mechanic Charlie Brooks, is soon caught up in the crime, having been seen in the company of the case's prime suspect. Now Poly's on a mission to squeeze out the truth. But as she searches for a pattern, the killer seems intent on cutting up the evidence...

Genre: Cozy Mystery

Praise for this book

"There's a new material girl in town...[A] resourceful and gusty sleuth." - Krista Davis

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Used availability for Diane Vallere's Silk Stalkings

Paperback Editions

August 2016 : USA Mass Market Paperback

Title: Silk Stalkings (A Material Witness Mystery)
Author(s): Diane Vallere
ISBN: 0-425-27059-9 / 978-0-425-27059-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Berkley
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   

Kindle Editions

August 2016 : USA, Canada Kindle edition

Title: Silk Stalkings (A Material Witness Mystery Book 3)
Author(s): Diane Vallere
Publisher: Berkley
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA