Her corpse would be the hottest news in town. May Laval was as brilliant as a ten-carat diamondand just as cold. As the calculating ruler of a social set, she influenced generals, politicians, and big businessmen. Slowly and shrewdly, she learned the intimate details of everyones life and recorded the seamy facts in a diary so as not to forget a single sordid detail. One day, May Laval threatened to publish her diary. Now its up to PR man Jake Harrison to find out who killed May andwhile hes at itwhy his wife left him.