Dead Girls Don't Wear Diamonds
Signet, July 2003, 6.50, 272 pp.
Growing up wealthy made it hard for Nora Blackbird to survive when her parents went through the family fortune, skipped town, and began living the high life in a foreign country using funds “borrowed” from friends. Keeping Blackbird Farm is important to Nora so much so that she sold some acreage to a mobster's son who built a used car lot on the property. She now works as a society columnist for ... Have Your Cake and Kill Him Too
Old East Coast money opened doors for the Blackbird daughters all their lives, until their parents swindled and cheated their way to a tax-free life in a foreign country. They left oldest daughter Libby with the furniture, youngest Emma with the art collection and middle sister Nora with the family home with a $2 million outstanding tax bill. To make a living, Nora writes a society column for the newspaper and sold five acres of family land to Michael ... How To Murder A Millionaire
Nora Blackbird's parents left the US for a sunny, tax evaders resort leaving Nora's sister Emma with the art collection and her other sister Libby with the furniture collection. All Nora gets is the property that has been in her family for generations - and a two million dollar tax bill. For the first time in her life, Nora, a former socialite, is forced to *gasp* work. Rory, an old friend of the family who owns a Philadelphia newspaper takes pity on her... Some Like It Lethal
Signet, April 2004, 6.95, 320 pp.
She was born with a silver spoon in her mouth and grew up to be one of the most sought after woman in main line Philadelphia society. Her parents squandered the family fortune, raided their daughters' trust funds and moved to a South American country to live the high life because Argentina doesn't have an extradition treaty with the United States. Nora Blackbird wants to preserve the family home...