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Babydoll (Saylor Oz #2)

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"Stephanie Plum, meet Saylor Oz...."(New York Times bestselling author Susan Elizabeth Phillips) A new novel featuring a downtown- Brooklyn sex therapist whose caseload includes the occasional murder.

In the last three months, three models have been found dead around New York City, each with a lock of hair missing. It would be just another tabloid headline to Saylor Oz-exc
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Paperback, 400 pages
Published August 4th 2009 by Berkley (first published July 8th 2009)
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Marta Vago
Sep 20, 2009 rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: anyone who loves a good read
Babydoll is a worthy sequel to the groundbreaking "Aphrodisiac" by Allyson Roy. Written in a unique, "fusion" style the authors aptly call "madcap noir," Babydoll combines the best of mystery/suspense, humor, romance, and character-driven fiction to deliver an uncommon mix of dreads, laughs and page-turning energy. No two-dimensional characters, relationship cliches or predictable scenarios here! The action moves effortlessly - and relentlessly - from urban grit, to over-the-top celebrity venues ...more
Cindy
Sep 02, 2009 rated it it was amazing
Great read! Fast paced, so funny I had tears rolling down my cheeks.
The suspense was riveting! Most of all I love Saylor and Benita. I highly recommend this super cool book.
Cheryl
Jul 17, 2009 rated it really liked it
Sex therapist, Saylor Oz is back. After taking on the bad guys in Aphrodisiac with a killer perfume, Saylor and her best friend Benita are ready to take on another mystery.

Benita’s brother, Angel is in prison. He has been found guilty of murdering three up and coming models. Benita asks for Saylor’s help in clearing her brother. This case is right up Saylor’s alley. Saylor analyzes the case and realizes that she has seen this murder before…in a really bad, cheesy porn video called Bad, Bad, Bab
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Suzanne (Chick with Books) Yester
Babydoll is a fun sexy read! I loved Saylor and the book! Saylor is a feisty fun character! How could you not like her- she's a sex therapist who trips over her own words and get's into the most interesting predicaments! And the story was so much fun! Alice & Roy refer to Babydoll as 'Madcap Noir, where crime, comedy and romance meet' and it certainly does! From the opening scene where Saylor tries to have the hunk of a PI watch a porn movie with her strickly for proving her point that it's ...more
Erin
May 21, 2012 rated it liked it
I was a bit disappointed with this 2nd book of the Saylor Oz series. It turned out to be okay, but it had a rough start, because the theory that Saylor has about the murders of the three models are so far fetched it was actually unrealistic. At least in the first book, Aphrodisiac, Saylor's theory seemed unrealistic and crazy to her friends, but the the reader it seemed possible. As I read deeper into this book it got better-- more realistic. I was disappointed, because I loved Aphrodisiac and I ...more
Laura de Leon
Jul 20, 2009 rated it really liked it
Shelves: mystery, review-copy
I feel like I'm saying this a lot recently, but this book isn't what I was expecting. The comparison's to Janet Evanovich had me expecting something lighter and quirkier.

The book wasn't particularly light, and although it had some quirky characters, it wasn't a quirky book.

It was a mystery with interesting characters and some really entertaining secondary plot lines.

As should be expected of a book featuring a sex therapist and clues coming from a porn movie, there was a lot of sexual content in
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Helen Forner
Aug 24, 2009 rated it it was amazing
BABYDOLL is a great followup to the first in this new mystery/comedy/romance series. Now wonder APHRODISIAC won the Daphne du Maurier Award! I couldn't put it down...I loved all of the intelligent references to art, music, and the culture of the multi-ethnic DUMBO area of NYC. Sexy, funny, and compelling. The characters are so well developed; Can't wait to read more about their adventures in the next book.
Beebe
Oct 14, 2009 rated it it was amazing
Allyson Roy does it again. Babydoll has me loving being back in Saylor Oz's world. (I read the first book in this series, Aphrodisiac, and impatiently waited for this next installation--I missed Saylor!) Babydoll is beautifully written with terrific character development and masterful storytelling. I can't wait for book three!
Dana
Sep 18, 2009 rated it it was amazing
I loved Aphrodisiac, the first Saylor Oz mystery, and Babydoll does not disappoint as a sequel. There are laugh out loud moments in this book and the whodunit aspect is impeccably done. I had NO idea whodunnit until the reveal. Lots of interesting elements woven together with a hefty dose of humor to make Babydoll a totally enjoyable read!
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Arsenio Peraza
Oct 17, 2013 rated it really liked it
A fun and fast read with interesting charcters. Will definitely read the the first book.
James Toney
Aug 10, 2009 rated it it was amazing
Great read. A laugh out loud page turner. Saylor Oz is one of a kind. Loved the first book and this was even better.
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This book was fun, fun, fun!
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Allyson Roy aka Alice and Roy, husband and wife collaborating authors, combine mystery/suspense with comedy and a dash of romance in a series set in Brooklyn’s DUMBO section. APHRODISIAC won a Daphne du Maurier Award for Excellence in Mystery/Suspense.

"BABYDOLL is a fast, fun read with action that never stops. Allyson Roy is a future star."
--New York Times bestselling author Karen Robards

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