Peril in High Heels

· High Heels Mysteries Book 11 · Gemma Halliday Publishing
2 reviews

About this ebook

#1 Amazon, New York Times & USA Today Bestselling series!

Take one fashion designer, one epic fantasy film being shot in the middle of Nowheresville, and a very real dead body, and you have a hilariously action-packed mystery!

Fashion designer Maddie Springer is a huge fan of the Lord of the Throne books by J.R. Ravensberg. So when her best friend, Dana, gets cast as the lead actress in the upcoming movie version, she's giddy with fandom! Even more so when she's invited for a girls' weekend on the set—currently being filmed in the wilds of Moose Haven, Saskatchewan. Between battling Bobbits, Elven Princesses, and Dragon Queens, Maddie is in heaven. But what starts out as a fangirl's dream quickly turns into something out of a horror movie, when the demanding director of the film shows up dead…stabbed with a prop sword!

It's no secret Dana had her differences with the difficult director, and the local police have her squarely in their sights as suspect number one. Worse yet, no one is allowed to leave the small Moose-obsessed town, and Maddie's meddling mom, hot husband, and flamboyant friend Marco are all threatening to descend! With the locals growing hostile and the police zeroing in on her BFF, it's up to Maddie to figure out who had the director taking his final bow. Problem is, everyone has a motive—from the director's frigid wife, to the young starlet with a secret, the mysterious actor playing the Evil Prince, the producer with an eye on the bottom line, and even the eccentric author, Ravensberg himself. If Maddie doesn't watch her step, this may be one movie without a happy Hollywood ending…

The High Heels Mysteries:

#1 Spying in High Heels

#2 Killer in High Heels

#3 Undercover in High Heels

#3.5 Christmas in High Heels (short story)

#4 Alibi in High Heels

#5 Mayhem in High Heels

#5.5 Honeymoon in High Heels (novella)

#5.75 Sweetheart in High Heels (short story)

#6 Fearless in High Heels

#7 Danger in High Heels

#8 Homicide in High Heels

#9 Deadly in High Heels

#10 Suspect in High Heels

#11 Peril in High Heels

What critics are saying:

"Ms. Halliday is the undisputed queen of the genre: she knows how to blend fashion, suspense, laughter, and romance in all the right doses."

~ Fresh Fiction


"A saucy combination of romance and suspense that is simply irresistible."

~ Chicago Tribune

"Stylish... nonstop action...guaranteed to keep chick lit and mystery fans happy!"

~ Publishers’ Weekly, *starred review*

"A roller coaster ride full of fun and excitement!"

~ Romance Reviews Today

Rating: This story does not contain any graphic violence, language, or sexual encounters. Its rating would be similar to PG-13 or what you would find on a Hallmark Channel movie or TV series.

Ratings and reviews

2 reviews
Bernadette Cinkoske
May 31, 2020
Peril in High Heels should appeal to anyone who likes mysteries, movies or fantasy. With Dana on location in Canada, Maddie heads to Moose Haven for a girls weekend with her BFF! When the movie producer turns up as a corpse and Dana's fingerprints are found on the murder weapon, the weekend is no longer fun. Soon reinforcements arrive from LA. With Maddie, the gang and even Ramirez in Canada, you can bet that the many suspects and possible motives will be examined and the murderer found. Don't miss this book that takes place on the movie set of an epic fantasy by Maddie's favorite author.
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Kirsten Huskić
June 3, 2020
I loved that this one was (mostly) just a Maddie and Dana story, but there were definitely some quirky and questionable characters throughout the book. Maddie and Dana end up in the middle of another murder investigation, when Dana is suspected of having committed the crime. Knowing that Dana couldn’t possibly have done it, Maddie starts investigating the crime herself. Which never ends well for her. I really enjoyed this story. It was a great read, and another fun addition to the series! I received an ARC from the publisher for purposes of an unbiased review.
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About the author

Gemma Halliday is the #1 Amazon, New York Times, and USA Today bestselling author of several cozy mystery and suspense thriller novels. Gemma's books have received numerous awards, including a Golden Heart, two National Reader's Choice awards, a RONE award for best mystery, and three RITA nominations. She currently lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with her large, loud, and loving family.

From her first discovery of Nancy Drew, USA Today bestselling author Kelly Rey has had a lifelong love for mystery and tales of things that go bump in the night, especially those with a twist of humor. Through many years of working in the court reporting and closed captioning fields, writing has remained a constant. If she's not in front of a keyboard, she can be found reading, working out or avoiding housework. She's a member of Sisters in Crime and lives in the Northeast with her husband and a menagerie of very spoiled pets.

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