Die(t) Trying is a new book in which the psychologist, Kenneth Schwarz, Ph.D., investigates the mystery overweight women must solve in order to lose weight. Die(t) Trying is a character-driven form of weight loss psychological self-help. The book is staged as a murder mystery in which the reader immerses herself in the psychological lives of women who have trouble losing weight. it tells the tale of overweight women who have been murdered and what it takes to solve the murders, recover the bodies, and give the victims their lives back. The fictional elements in the book contribute to the reader's understanding of the psychology necessary for weight loss.