By Sue Ann Jaffarian
Too large to miss--that's Odelia gray. A never-married, middle-aged, plus-sized girl who makes no excuses for her weight, she's now not tremendous lady only a mere mortal status at the precipice of menopause, attempting to cruise in an ill-fitting bra. She struggles together with her relationships, her loopy family members, and her crazier boss. after which there''s her knack for being in shut proximity to lifeless humans . . . .
When her shut pal Sophie London commits suicide in entrance of a web web-cam via placing a gun in her mouth and pulling the set off, Odelia's lifestyles is modified eternally. Sophie, a plus-sized activist and suggestion to imperfect ladies, is the final individual someone may ever have anticipated to finish her personal lifestyles. Suspecting foul play, Odelia is decided to resolve her friend's loss of life. Odelia's look for the reality takes her from southern California strip shops to the area of reside web-cam porn to the ritzy enclave of Corona del Mar.
"I'd prefer to spend extra time with Sue Ann Jaffarian's Odelia, a plus-size fat-liberationist with a good-looking wheelchair-bound lover. Odelia...does now not hesitate to offer justice a small, well-plotted ahead shove at each opportunity."―The big apple Times
"[Odelia] is an exciting personality, a real counter opposed to stereotype, who demonstrates that existence may be sturdy, even in a global the place skinny is usually in."―Booklist
"Balancing her expert abilities as a paralegal together with her self-doubt as a sleuth, Odelia is likely one of the such a lot plausible beginner detectives in contemporary fiction. fantastically plotted and thoroughly crafted, it is a fabulous begin to a thrilling new sequence. Strongly recommended."―Library Journal
"With a solid of various characters, an interesting plot, and a reputable heroine, this can be an relaxing read." ―Mystery Scene
"Plus-size analyzing pleasure--try this one on!"―Lee baby, New York Times bestselling author
"Sue Ann Jaffarian does a masterful activity in developing the nature of a plus-size girl, with various colors of angst, humor, verve, and sensualness. when you get to grasp Odelia gray, you will love her. i do know I do."―Naomi Hirahara, Edgar-winning writer of Snakeskin Shamisen
"Too gigantic To Miss is simply too stable to overlook, a fun-packed romp that introduces the pleasant Odelia gray and leaves you apprehensive for extra of her. Odelia's certainly worthy her weight in analyzing enjoyment."―Robert S. Levinson, writer of Ask a lifeless Man, Hot Paint,and The Elvis and Marilyn Affair
"A plus-sized thumbs up. Jaffarian's a brand new sharpshooter in crime fiction, so set your attractions in this Odelia gray secret for a tightly coiled intrigue that ambitions a beautiful shocker."―Brian M. Wiprud, award-winning writer of Pipsqueak and Stuffed
"On one point, Too tremendous To Miss is a vintage, fast paced secret; on one other, it is a passport right into a international we both inhabit or dwell next-door to, yet not often see in well known fiction. Sue Ann Jaffarian breaks ideas and breaks floor, with humor, perception and compassion."―Harley Jane Kozak, Agatha, Anthony and Macavity Award profitable writer of Dating useless Men and Dating is Murder