By Sue Ann Jaffarian
Too significant to miss--that's Odelia gray. A never-married, middle-aged, plus-sized girl who makes no excuses for her weight, she's no longer large girl 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 an internet web-cam by way of placing a gun in her mouth and pulling the set off, Odelia's existence is modified endlessly. Sophie, a plus-sized activist and concept to imperfect ladies, is the final individual somebody could ever have anticipated to finish her personal lifestyles. Suspecting foul play, Odelia is set to resolve her friend's demise. Odelia's look for the reality takes her from southern California strip department shops to the area of reside web-cam porn to the ritzy enclave of Corona del Mar.
"I'd wish 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 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 might be stable, even in an international the place skinny is usually in."―Booklist
"Balancing her specialist abilities as a paralegal along with her self-doubt as a sleuth, Odelia is likely one of the so much plausible beginner detectives in contemporary fiction. fantastically plotted and thoroughly crafted, it is a extraordinary begin to an exhilarating new sequence. Strongly recommended."―Library Journal
"With a forged of numerous characters, an interesting plot, and a reputable heroine, this can be an relaxing 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 developing the nature of a plus-size lady, with assorted 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 immense To Miss is simply too reliable to overlook, a fun-packed romp that introduces the pleasant Odelia gray and leaves you frightened for extra of her. Odelia's certainly worthy her weight in examining 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 goals a pretty shocker."―Brian M. Wiprud, award-winning writer of Pipsqueak and Stuffed
"On one point, Too significant To Miss is a vintage, fast moving secret; on one other, it is a passport right into a international we both inhabit or dwell next-door to, yet hardly ever 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 successful writer of Dating lifeless Men and Dating is Murder