By Susan Case
Jimi Smith was determined to become a famous investigative journalist, but when her high school expose turned out to be a major embarrassment, Jimi altered her direction in life. Now, Jimi is broke, unemployed, and back in Ditters Ferry. After a fiery fiasco at her best friend’s apartment, she is forced to look for work and a place to live. Unfortunately, the only job available is writing at the local newspaper, where she’s forced to get reacquainted with her high school crush, Jarett “The Jet” Mitchell. Things aren’t all awkward, however, Jimi gets her big break when she discovers a dead body in the river. The floater is Herbert Greene, her vindictive boss’s estranged husband, and when Mrs. Greene finds herself the prime suspect for the murder, Jimi is her only recourse.
Susan Case’s debut novel “That’s a Dead One Alright” will keep readers laughing and provides delightful surprises as they fumble along with the hilarious and seemingly hopeless Jimi. Join her as she winds her way toward becoming a respected journalist and grows to love the town to which she once thought she’d never return. Readers who enjoy a good small-town mystery will love “That’s a Dead One Alright”.