Murder By Design by Mary Jane Forbes
Approx. 66,460 words.
Published on November 16, 2011.
Gillianne Wilder, twenty-one, a girl from the sticks of western Washington, struggles to bring her dream to reality as a fashion designer. Lack of money is a high hurdle. Working as a casino barmaid, she saves her tips to take classes in Seattle. The redhead keeps her eye on the prize, leaving men smitten with her beauty in her wake—until a newspaper reporter appears on her door step.