By Nina Siegal
Valerie Vane used to be an up-and-coming way of life reporter at a popular long island urban day-by-day. Then she stumbled, really publicly, and misplaced it all—her column, her fiancé, her entry in the back of the city's velvet ropes. Now she's at the obituary table writing demise notices, and it appears like a useless finish.
However, whilst she writes a few lately deceased once-famous graffiti artist, the telephone calls begin. A mysterious voice at the different finish of the road tells her the artist's loss of life was once a murder—and if she have been a true reporter, she'd examine.
But can Valerie alternate her stilettos for gumshoes?
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I always had the answer. Because I wrote the answer. 32 | A Little Trouble with the Facts “I never knew how smart I was,” said Zip, pufﬁng a cigar, a few months later. “You’re the kid we’ve been looking for all these years. ” I rarely ate anything but canapés. I drank only promo specials. And soon enough, I found my crowd: a klatch of ﬂacks named Tammi, Jenni, and Nikki. They were all twenty-ﬁve, all blond, and they were all pretti and perki. As children, they ate vine-ripened tomatoes from their mothers’ rooftop gardens and smeared their morning baguettes with goose liver pâté.
It happened. That was me, back then, when I was shiny spanking new, and it was all my own, my own, my own. And Jeremiah Sinclair Golden Jr. walked through my door. He was bracketed between two sets of silicone implants he’d ﬁlched from a Penthouse party uptown. He was grinning, and who could blame him, given what he had on each arm? It’d been a year since he’d left me on the East Fifth Street curb, and since then, my tabloid study had informed me that his Astor heiress left him at the altar. She’d complained to Liz Smith that his $20,000 budget on her gown “simply wasn’t sufﬁcient,” but the scuttlebutt had it she’d become aware of his extra-premarital affairs.
So, if it’s a problem, I’m sure we’ll hear about it tomorrow. Meantime, you’re looking a little haggard. ” “You too,” I said, and then tracked back. ” But the truth was, I was as alert as a hummingbird. I wanted to know what Cabeza had told Battinger. Had he already sold me out? She walked past me and, maybe sensing this question, looked back before she hit the revolving door. ” “No. No, Jane. Mrs. Battinger. Have a good night,” I said. “Good,” she said. ” I turned quickly on my heel and headed west.
A Little Trouble with the Facts: A Novel by Nina Siegal