Seymour, a spunky female police reporter is woken in the wee hours of the morning by a phone call. Her boss, Marty, urges
the feisty reporter out of bed and hurry down to the scene to get the scoop on a girl’s dead body that has been found
in the road in front of University Towers. Annie arrives at the scene ready to grill everyone for what information she can,
including from Tom, a police detective she's sleeping with.
The quick-witted reporter learns that not only did the
victim, Melissa Peabody, take a dive from a balcony of University Towers, but she was also a Yale student, not good news for
the school or its prestigious image. Annie also uncovers that Melissa led a secret life, as an escort girl.
Annie smells a big story brewing as the school battens
down the hatches. Her only problems for the moment are a colleague Dick Whitfield who is shadowing every move and she manipulates
into doing some of her legwork, Tom who withholds information and a stalker.
Despite inconveniences Annie manages to uncover a corruption
network, links to important members of the city that may even involve her own attorney mother. When yet another Yale student-turned-escort
turns up dead.
Sacred Cows, is fast paced and exciting.
Its strong plot, often times hilarious dialogue and colorful characters will keep readers involved and aching to solve the
Reviewed by Betsie