Praise for Dead Lift...
"Brady's wry look at fashionista spa life and the
spirited, down-to-earth Emily mark this as a
series to watch." -Publishers Weekly
Single mom Emily Locke is building a new life with her
daughter. Relocated to Houston she put her career on hold
to work part-time for her private investigator friend, Richard
Cole. It's a nice balance between work and family until Emily
finds out she's been working for the attorney who defended
her husband's killer.
The discovery nearly destroys her friendship with Richard,
but Emily resists abandoning socialite client Claire Gaston,
who awaits trial for the murder of a local plastic surgeon.
Claire has been leading a wildly unconventional life and
passing around access to her home and assets like popcorn.
Should she be condemned for bad choices? Emily, haunted
by her own, doesn't think so.
Meanwhile, Emily's wild-child friend Jeannie, in town for a
visit, sees a chance for Emily to loosen up when a mysterious
note leads her into a daring undercover ruse at a high-brow
ladies' health club. Emily fakes conformity with Houston's
elite debutantes and trophy wives in a surreal fitness
subculture where things, and people, are seldom what they
seem. At this gym, "killer workout" takes on a whole new