Death of a Domestic Diva
A Toadfern Mystery
Need something troublesome and unsightly eliminated permanently? Call Josie Toadfern!
There is no stain on Earth that laundromat owner Josie Toadfern can't conquer, and she's offered to share her expertise on world famous domestic doyenne Tyra Grimes's TV show. No one is more shocked than Josie herself when the Great Grimes shows up in Paradise, Ohio, to tape a segment in Josie's teeny-weeny hometown. But rapidly spreading rumors of the insufferable icon's immoral—and quite possibly illegal—carryings-on have sparked Josie's curiosity, and her uninvited sorting through Grimes's dirty laundry is exposing all manner of dastardly doings—from mischief all the way to murder. And the irrepressible Toadfern soon realizes it will take more than lemon juice to make this lethal stain come out in the wash.
Praise For Death of a Domestic Diva: A Toadfern Mystery…
— Jill Churchill
“DEATH OF A DOMESTIC DIVA is an immaculate conception, and more importantly, good clean fun!”
— Mary Kay Andrews
“...as cozy as it is cunning with cleaning tips galore and a simply wonderful domestic goddess on the scene.”
— Mystery Scene
Avon, 9780060537951, 272pp.
Publication Date: July 29, 2003
About the Author
Sharon Short's humor column, "Sanity Check," appears every Monday in the Dayton Daily News. Her fiction credits include several short mysteries published in Murderous Intent Mystery Magazine and Orchard Press Online Mystery Magazine. In addition, Ms. Short is a principal of her own marketing communications firm and has a bachelor's and a master's degree in English. She lives in Miamisburg, Ohio, with her husband and two daughters.