Gonna Take a Homicidal Journey

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Lesbian sleuth Lauren Laurano is hoping she can regain Kip's trust while they are on vacation together, but she does not have much time for her lover after someone hires her to investigate a brutal murder made to look like a suicide. 12,500 first printing.

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Fans of the lesbian detective Lauren Laurano and her lover Kip will be thrilled to learn of the fifth book in Scoppettone's much-loved series. Here are the familiar wisecracks and the hard-edged New York humor, but in a new setting, a Long Island resort town where two of Lauren and Kip's close friends have just moved. Their trip to North Fork is supposed to be a healing, romantic vacation--Lauren has even forsworn e-mail and the Internet in an attempt to rekindle the fire with Kip--but they haven't even ordered their first breakfast at the local diner when a stranger bursts in, announcing that a body has been found hanged in the woods. The dead man's cousin insists it can't be suicide. Over Kip's objections, Lauren plunges into the case, making enemies of almost every town official. Or is almost every town official trying to cover something up? The investigation unfolds against the backdrop of Kip's disappointment in her lover and Lauren's fears that their relationship can never recover the trust and passion it once had. --Regina Marler

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"SCOPPETTONE BALANCES HER TWIST-FILLED MURDER PLOT WITH A GENUINELY ENGAGING STUDY OF THE EMOTIONAL DENOUEMENT BETWEEN THESE TWO PARTNERS."
--San Francisco Chronicle

"Scoppettone [is] a mystery veteran and one of the best around . . . Her thoughtful musings on love, sex, and long-term commitment will resonate with those of any sexual persuasion, and her characters are all quirky and unique. This one deserves careful reading."
--The Cleveland Plain Dealer

"Scoppettone is a sophisticated old pro who writes engagingly and with just the right degree of menace."
--The Women's Review of Books

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