Killer Hair by Ellen Byerrum is the first book in the “Crime of Fashion” mystery series. Signet (Penguin), August 2003
An up-and-coming stylist, Angie Woods had a reputation for rescuing down-and-out looks – and careers – all with a pair of scissors. But when Angie is found with a drastic haircut and a razor in her hand, the police assume she committed suicide over the shear disaster. Lacey knew the stylist and suspects something more sinister – that the story may lie with Angie’s star client, a congressional staffer with a salacious website. Or with a recent string of thefts at the salon. Helped by a hunky ex-cop, Lacey must root out the truth – before she becomes the next subject of a hostile makeover.
Read the book after watching the movie and this was enjoyable. My rating: 3 stars