When the coroner rules that Lindsey Alexander, a top Hollywood publicist, killed herself, her business manager retains Claudia to examine the suicide note found by her body. Claudia, acquainted with Lindsey from her university days, well remembers her ruthless self-promotion. As the investigation progresses, Claudia discovers Lindsey’s best-kept secrets and the questions begin to mount, along with possible high -profile suspects. At the scene of a horrific attack, she meets Detective Joel Jovanic, whose skepticism about handwriting analysis immediately puts them at odds.
Poison Pen was a winner in the South West Writers competition, and a runner-up in the USA Best Books contest.