Dying in the DarkValerie Wilson WesleyOne World/BallantineApril 2 2009Valerie Wilson Wesleys Tamara Hayle mystery series featuring Newark, New Jerseys number one private investigator are loved for their smart, sexy protagonist who has a way with a wisecrack that is positively lethal (Washington Post). Now in Dying in the Dark, Hayle is entrenched in a sinister investigation that will demand her best detective work yet.Tamara Hayles past has come back to haunt herliterally. Shes been plagued by terrifying dreams about Celia Jones, an old friend whose walk on the wild side led her to a horrible death. Celias teenage son, Cecil, begs Tamara to find his mothers killer . . . only to end up dead himself, stabbed through the heart.The search for Celia and her sons killer pulls Tamara deep into her friends troubled love life, where everyone adored her but somebody held a murderous grudge. Theres her bullying thug of an ex-husband; a handsome ex-lover who woos Tamara with charm and lies; and an angry, jealous woman who claims that Celia broke her heart. And those were just the obvious people with axes to grind.Despite her better judgment and the admonitions of the police department, Tamara refuses to back away from the mystery surrounding her old friends death and the tragedy that met her son. All clues lead to the past Tamara shared with Celia Jones, and Tamara fears that that past will threaten her own son. But she uncovers more than she bargained forand unearths secrets someone would kill to keep in the shadows.From the Hardcover edition. About the AuthorValerie Wilson Wesley is the Blackboard bestselling author of six Tamara Hayle mysteries. Her recent novels include Always True to You in My Fashion and the novel Aint Nobodys Business If I Do, for which she received the 2000 award for excellence in adult fiction from the Black Caucus of the American Library Association. A former executive editor at Essence magazine, she lives in New Jersey.Visit the authors Web site at www.tamarahayle.comFrom the Hardcover edition.About ScrollmotionScrollMotion, creator of the Iceberg Reader, is a content technology company based in New York City. For more information, visit www.scrollmotion.com.SupportIf you have any technical problems please email us at email@example.com before you post a review.