Note: Free copy in exchange for honest review. “If you try to take my kids away, I swear to God, Joe, I will kill you.” – not something to say in court. Especially if Joe ends up dead. Family Court lawyer Jamie Quinn is in over her head, but luckily she has friends. Duke the … More The Case of the Killer Divorce & Peril in the Park by Barbara Venkataraman
My rating: 4 of 5 stars Note: Free copy in exchange for honest review. What fun. I love Jamie’s internal monologue. Family lawyer Jamie Quinn is in no way prepared for a criminal defense case, but what to to when her nephew is accused of killing his music teacher with a didgeridoo? And what’s a … More Death by Didgeridoo by Barbara Venkataraman
The mystery is OK. Didn’t figure out whodunit until the reveal. The cats remind me a bit of The Cat Who… series, since they knock clues off the bookshelf and point things out by hissing or poking. These cats are magic: one walks through solid objects – doors, walls – and the other can turn … More Paws and Effect by Sofie Kelly
Interesting mystery, set between the World Wars. Is the detective psychic or not? Mostly she seems to pay close attention to body language, but sometimes it seems that the physical room is calling her to look at this or that. She recommends that someone use the new physical movements of Dr. Pilates! How cute. The … More Birds of a Feather by Jacqueline Winspear
I did not see that ending coming.
Dressed to Confess by Diane Vallere 3 stars One Fete in the Grave (A Liv And Di In Dixie Mystery #3) by Vickie Fee 3 Stars Kilt at the Highland Games (Liss MacCrimmon Mysteries #10) by Kaitlyn Dunnett 2 star. DNF.
Songwriter as solver of mysteries? Fun concept. Beauty-and-weight-obsessed mom, bored kid, and two pageant moms trash talking each other before I’m actually interested in the story? Pass. Read two chapters. I’d rather watch grass grow.