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A Killer Workout: A Fat City Mystery

Authors: Lilley, Kathryn
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
BISAC/Subject: FIC022000
ISBN: 9781101212028, Related ISBNs: 045122535X, 1101212020, 9780451225351, 9781101212028
Classification: Fiction
Number of pages: 304,
Audience: General/trade
Synopsis: Welcome to Durham, North Carolina, the diet capital of the world…

A KILLER WORKOUT

After suffering yet another setback in her War on Fat, plus-sized reporter Kate Gallagher decides the time has come for a full-on offensive.  Taking time off from Channel Twelve, she signs on for active duty at Body Blast, a boot camp-style fitness program.  In addition to a regimen of brutal exercise and bland food, the rules are so tough that Kate's roomie, Marnie Taylor, is almost thrown out for smuggling in candy, and then again for skirting an obstacle wall.

The next day, Marnie is missing—and when she's discovered with a broken neck at the foot of the wall, the "boots" suspect foul play.  It's not the first suspicious accident at the camp—another woman recently fell to her death during a Wilderness Challenge.  Kate knows that losing weight is hard, but it shouldn't be mortal combat!  If someone is picking off dieters, she'd better kick her investigative skills into high gear—before the sights land on her...
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