Or, at least, she did. That was before she left the pop-idol life behind after she gained a dress size or two -- and lost a boyfriend, a recording contract, and her life savings (when Mom took the money and ran off to
The cops and the college president are ready to chalk the death off as an accident, the result of reckless youthful mischief. But Heather knows teenage girls . . . and girls do not elevator surf. Yet no one wants to listen -- not the police, her colleagues, or the P.I. who owns the brownstone where she lives -- even when more students start turning up dead in equally ordinary and subtly sinister ways. So Heather makes the decision to take on yet another new career: as spunky girl detective!
But her new job comes with few benefits, no cheering crowds, and lots of liabilities, some of them potentially fatal. And nothing ticks off a killer more than a portly ex-pop star who's sticking her nose where it doesn't belong . . .
I was beginning to worry that I was losing interest in Meg Cabot’s stories. I haven’t read and enjoyed any of her books since Avalon High. This story was nothing I expected. After the Stephanie Plum series, anything remotely close to the series makes me skeptical. However, Heather Wells holds her own. Size 12 is NOT Fat is equal parts romance, comedy, and drama; with a big serving of mystery to bind everything together making it a well balanced read.