So Pretty It Hurts: A Bailey Weggins Mystery (Hardcover)

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At long last, the New York Times bestselling author of The Sixes and the editor-in-chief of Cosmopolitan brings back the sassy crime writer turned amateur sleuth Bailey Weggins in an addictive story involving the mysterious death of a supermodel.

Bailey Weggins, the Manhattan-based thirtysomething true-crime journalist, is in a good place. She's enjoying her regular gig at Buzz, a leading celebrity magazine, getting freelance work, and hoping her first book will garner attention. In the love department, she's finally back in the game with her recently-turned-exclusive boyfriend, Beau Regan. When Beau heads out of town one early December weekend, Bailey accepts an invitation from her office friend Jessie to a music mogul's house in the country, hoping for a fun, relaxing getaway. But a weird tension settles over the houseguests—a glamorous crowd that includes the famously thin supermodel Devon Barr. An impending snowstorm only adds to the unease. So when Devon's lifeless body is found in her bed, Bailey immediately suspects foul play: she can't stop thinking of the day before, when a frightened Devon shivered in the woods and pleaded, "I have to get out of here. . . . It's not safe for me." When Bailey starts to nose around, she finds herself a moving target—running closer to the truth and straight into danger. With her trademark irreverent wit, Bailey is a heroine who keeps us laughing while on the edge of our seats. New and longtime fans alike will devour this eagerly awaited mystery.

About the Author


Kate White, the editor-in-chief of Cosmopolitan magazine, is the New York Times bestselling author of the novels Hush and The Sixes, and the Bailey Weggins mystery series—If Looks Could Kill; A Body to Die For; 'Til Death Do Us Part; Over Her Dead Body; and Lethally Blond. White is also the author of popular career books for women, including Why Good Girls Don't Get Ahead but Gutsy Girls Do. She lives in New York City.

Praise for So Pretty It Hurts: A Bailey Weggins Mystery…


“[A] delicious tale.”
-New York Post

“Intriguing, well-developed characters and fast-paced action make this mystery an entertaining read.”
-Romantic Times

“After two stand-alones from White, it’s good to have Bailey back in her sixth outing (after Lethally Blond, 2007). She’s a smart, sexy sleuth with a growing fan base.”
-Booklist

“Entertaining. . . . A fast-paced insider look at the seedy underworld of fame. Fans of the series and readers who love tabloid drama will be enthralled.”
-Publishers Weekly

Product Details ISBN-10: 0061576603
ISBN-13: 9780061576607
Published: Harper, 03/01/2012
Pages: 336
Language: English


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