Gilt Trip

Gilt Trip
Author: Laura Childs
Pages: 320
ISBN10: 0425252590
Genre: Mystery
Series A Scrapbooking Mystery
Goodreads Rating: 3.71
ISBN13: 9780425252598
Published: October 7th 2014 by Berkley

A New Orleans businessman and white-collar criminal is celebrating his early release from prison. But his freedom will be short lived… Scrapbook shop owner Carmela Bertrand and her best friend, Ava, are off to a party. Prominent socialite Margo Leland is throwing an extravagant fete to welcome home her husband, Jerry Earl. There’s a zydeco band, champagne ice luge, and waiters in ties and tails.  But in the midst of the revelry, Jerry Earl is murdered—then stuffed inside a clothes dryer.

When the grieving widow turns to her for help, Carmela can’t say no. But Jerry Earl took a lot of people to the cleaners with his underhanded business tactics, so Carmela’s going to be hard-pressed to identify which of his enemies was steamed enough to kill him. As she sorts through Jerry Earl’s dirty laundry, she needs to collar the killer before another victim is set to tumble dry… Scrapbooking Tips and Recipes Included!