By Sue Ann Jaffarian
Too significant to miss--that's Odelia gray. A never-married, middle-aged, plus-sized lady who makes no excuses for her weight, she's no longer great 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 relatives, and her crazier boss. after which there''s her knack for being in shut proximity to lifeless humans . . . .
When her shut buddy 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 perpetually. Sophie, a plus-sized activist and notion to imperfect girls, is the final individual an individual may ever have anticipated to finish her personal existence. Suspecting foul play, Odelia is set to resolve her friend's loss of life. Odelia's look for the reality takes her from southern California strip department shops to the realm of dwell 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 no longer hesitate to provide justice a small, well-plotted ahead shove at each opportunity."―The manhattan Times
"[Odelia] is an interesting personality, a real counter opposed to stereotype, who demonstrates that lifestyles could be solid, even in a global the place skinny is often in."―Booklist
"Balancing her specialist talents as a paralegal along with her self-doubt as a sleuth, Odelia is likely one of the such a lot plausible beginner detectives in contemporary fiction. superbly plotted and punctiliously crafted, it is a really good begin to an exhilarating new sequence. Strongly recommended."―Library Journal
"With a solid of numerous characters, an fascinating plot, and a reputable heroine, this can be an stress-free read." ―Mystery Scene
"Plus-size examining pleasure--try this one on!"―Lee baby, New York Times bestselling author
"Sue Ann Jaffarian does a masterful task in growing the nature of a plus-size lady, with assorted colours of angst, humor, verve, and sensualness. when you get to understand Odelia gray, you will love her. i do know I do."―Naomi Hirahara, Edgar-winning writer of Snakeskin Shamisen
"Too substantial To Miss is just too reliable 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 studying enjoyment."―Robert S. Levinson, writer of Ask a useless 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 points of interest in this Odelia gray secret for a tightly coiled intrigue that goals a pretty shocker."―Brian M. Wiprud, award-winning writer of Pipsqueak and Stuffed
"On one point, Too titanic To Miss is a vintage, fast moving secret; on one other, it is a passport right into a global we both inhabit or reside next-door to, yet not often see in renowned fiction. Sue Ann Jaffarian breaks principles and breaks floor, with humor, perception and compassion."―Harley Jane Kozak, Agatha, Anthony and Macavity Award profitable writer of Dating lifeless Men and Dating is Murder