Small Town Spin

SMALL TOWN SPIN, A Headlines in High Heels Mystery #3

*2014 Best Mysteries for book clubs top 10 pick,*

April 8, 2014 ♦ Henery Press 

New SPIN CoverKitten Heels and Killers

When a superstar athlete’s son turns up dead in a tiny town on the Virginia coast, crime reporter Nichelle Clarke gets the inside scoop. But she quickly spies a gaping hole her inner Lois Lane cannot ignore.

Determined to unravel the mystery, Nichelle fights off paparazzi cameras and an unexpected rival. She uncovers an illegal moonshine operation, a string of copycat suicides, and a slew of closets stacked with more skeletons than slingbacks. Chasing a killer who’s a breath from getting away with murder, Nichelle realizes too late the culprit has her number—and it might be up.


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 Praise for Small Town Spin:

Don’t let the Jimmy Choos fool you, this Lois Lane doesn’t need Superman to save her. Whether she’s juggling the demands of her complicated love life or solving the mystery of two dead teenagers in a small town where everyone knows everyone, reporter Nichelle Clarke jumps headlong into any situation with courage and tenacity, not giving up until she gets the answers she wants. In Small Town Spin, LynDee Walker has given us a female protagonist with guts and smarts to spare. Oh, and shoes. Great shoes.”—Maggie Barbieri, author of Once Upon a Lie and the Murder 101 mystery series

A riveting mystery with big ideas and wonderful characters. Small Town Spin is a treat not to be missed, a fantastic addition to the Headlines in High Heels series.” —Duffy Brown, Agatha Award-Nominated author of the Consignment Shop mystery series

Stop the presses! Small Town Spin makes headlines with a smart, stylish reporter who has a knack for solving mysteries—and winning over readers.”—Elizabeth Craig, author of the Southern Quilting mysteries

I love it. Boasting a strong cast of supporting characters…and engaging and witty dialogue…this was the best one yet in this series.”—Dru’s Book Musing

This is what a cozy mystery should be. It’s fun but not fluffy. Entertaining but not shallow. Touching but not melodramatic…This series is rapidly becoming a top 10 favorite.” —Murder By Death Reviews

Nichelle is an instantly likable narrator and heroine, well-crafted and very well-written…The story is compelling and fast-paced.” —The Girl With Book Lungs

I took my time reading Small Town Spin because I didn’t want it to end…read slowly and treasure each page.” —Literary, etc

Small Town Spin has at its core a solidly-crafted murder investigation…This is a very good entry in this series, one that will please existing fans and will no doubt have new readers seeking out the earlier books.” —Mysterious Reviews

LynDee Walker is quickly becoming one of my favorite authors and Nichelle Clarke one of my favorite protagonists. I started this story and just couldn’t put it down.” —Escape with Dollycas Into a Good Book