The Laughing Corpse  - Laurell K. Hamilton, Kimberly Alexis 2ND read this time by audiobook - I also have the paperback

Okay, first DO NOT tell an evil voodoo priestess that you're going to kill her the first chance you get. Just do it, don't warn her.

Second, DO NOT mouth off to everyone to the point where they feel the need to beat the shit out of you. You could have avoided a lot of bruises, etc. by just that one step.

This woman drives me bananas!