Art. Love. Scent. And murder. Lara Elena Donnelly's new book has it all.
Set in New York City, Donnelly's novel "Base Notes" follows Vic Fowler, a perfumer whose specialty is creating bespoke scents: very specific perfumes that evoke emotional memories for clients. Scent is, after all, the sense most closely aligned with memory. Unfortunately, some memories require someone pay the ultimate price: death, in order to be retrieved and recreated for the paying patrons Vic so desperately needs.
— Read more in When love and perfume lead to "a side hustle in murder for hire" at Salon.