One Last Kiss
While other little girls dreamed of growing up to be princesses, Cassandra Slick wanted to be Pam Grier in Foxy Brown, busting bad-ass criminals while yelling Take that, you jive turkey! She got her wish, but at the request of her girlfriend Laurathe beautiful, blonde daughter of New Jerseys wealthiest clam magnateSlick has given up cop life to be a P.I.
Now her former precinct captain, Frank DeStasio, has called on Slicks help to clear a colleague, Tom Brandeal, accused of murdering a gorgeous black prostitute. Brandeal is a homophobe who does the force no favors, but Slick has her own reasons for wanting to know what really happened to her old friend Paradise, a.k.a Gloria Roxley. Scouring the back alleys and red-light districts of Newarkthe compost heap of the Garden StateSlick is soon knee-deep in shady senators, crooked cops, fabulous transsexuals, sordid blackmail, and lots and lots of dead bodiesand her troubles are only just beginning
Title: One Last Kiss
Author: Mary Wilbon; John Scognamiglio