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Film Strip (Sierra Lavotini #3)

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Exotic dancer Sierra Lavotini's latest brainstorm to help the Tiffany Gentleman's Club turn a profit is a disaster. Sierra, headliner for the classiest strip joint in Panama City, Florida, and the club's owner, Vincent Gambuzzo, invited a gallery of porn actresses to guest star on the Tiffany stage. It's a gutsy plan, considering that most of these silicone-enhanced creatu ...more
Paperback, 288 pages
Published October 14th 2001 by Minotaur Books (first published October 1st 2000)
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Jennifer
Oct 12, 2014 Jennifer rated it liked it
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The Tiffany Gentleman's Club is in financial trouble. The plan to save it is to bring in guest porn stars and it seems to be bringing in big bucks until a girl is killed by a sniper. The police believe that another dancer, Marla, is the best suspect but Sierra knows that she couldn't have done it. There has been a strange man hanging out at the club and Sierra makes his think that she is related to the mob. Her detective boyfriend wants her to keep her nose out of the investigation but she is de ...more
Teena in Toronto
Jul 05, 2012 Teena in Toronto rated it liked it
My flight home was 3 hours late in leaving Halifax so Sierra and her wacky cast of characters kept me company during my wait. It was a quick fun read that I finished before my plane touched down in Toronto.

I enjoyed this book. It was funny yet kept me in suspense.
Meg
Dec 15, 2013 Meg rated it liked it
3.5 stars. I really do like the characters in this series. Their quirks and oddities seem real, not like some "insert wacky neighbor here" characters. Only one more left in the series, which I have in hand!
Selah
Sep 13, 2009 Selah rated it it was amazing
This book was a very interesting one. It had to do with murder, strippers, and all that jazz. I mostly reccomend this book to girls considering that its a girls book..
bell
Jun 17, 2015 bell rated it it was amazing
I was looking for a series like the Stephine Plum series. I found Nancy Bartholmew's "sierra" and feel this is BETTER then Stephanie Plum. Sierra needs help but can also take care of her self, whereas Stephanie has become somewhat weak as time goes on. The "stripper" character , I feel , is totally believable .
The mystery is also written better, there is actually a mystery. Granted shes not an Agatha Christi, it is still an easy read, but enjoyable.
Unfortunately, St. Martins, the publisher, didn
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Jennifer
Jan 24, 2010 Jennifer rated it liked it
Good reliable quick read about stripper/sleuth Sierra Lavotini. Too bad there is only one more book in this series. I enjoy them.
Stacey
Dec 08, 2006 Stacey rated it really liked it
Fun mystery/crime with a woman heroine (sort of). Fun Series
Niece
Jul 03, 2015 Niece rated it it was amazing
Exotic Dancer, Sierra Lavotini-funny light mystery
Chris
Apr 05, 2009 Chris rated it it was ok
It doesn't surprise me that I am the first to actually REVIEW this book rather than just rate it. Reading this book is akin to mental masturbation, similar to the fluffy romance novels that are so popular with bored housewives and readers who always want a happy ending.

However, this book (series, I'm sure) has the distinction of being a complete and utter rip-off of Janet Evanovich's Stephanie Plum One for the Moneyseries, but doesn't raise to the moderate level of Sarah Strohmeyer's Bubbles Ser
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JR Simons
Dec 24, 2015 JR Simons rated it liked it
Meh. This was a trashy mystery that I read as candy to serve as dessert after a semester of hardcore British and American Literature. It was okay, I guess, but nothing special to write home about. I liked Carl Hiaasen's "Strip Tease" a lot better.
Nan Loyd
Nov 03, 2014 Nan Loyd rated it it was amazing
OH yay yay yay! It is in e-book format! Been waiting a long time for these books to become ebooks so I can haul them everywhere I go!

I have loved Nancy Bartholomew's books since the beginning (I have a hardback what looks really badly worn!). Her stripper character Sierra-stories are a fun read, funny, sharp and well written.

The books are intended for entertainment and they do an excellent job. Go in to it knowing that and you can't go wrong! If you haven't read these yet, give them a try - I
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Ruth
Apr 16, 2009 Ruth rated it really liked it
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Susan
May 07, 2009 Susan rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: mystery, fiction
I like this series, but this book is not one of the stronger ones. And it's a fluff mystery involving a stripper - be warned
Michele
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