Friday, September 4, 2020

Egg Drop Dead

 This is the 5th book in the Noodle Shop mystery series by Vivien Chien.   I always enjoy reading about Lana Lee and her crazy family.   Lana has a knack for stumbling into crime scenes and then having her curiosity suck her into the investigation.  In this case she is called upon by Donna Feng to help investigate what occurred at her birthday party which Lana was catering.   

Character development continues to be a strength of the series and many of the players from previous books reappear in this story as well.  Lana's relationship with her roommate, Megan and her friend, Kimmy, play a central role in this story. We also see Pete again in his role as chef and a "brother" to Lana. We get a glimpse at her growing romance with Adam.  Their relationship is shown to be strong when a  person from Lana's past reappears and causes her to be anxious.  Everyone needs an Adam in their corner.  

All in all this was a great cozy mystery and I cannot wait for the series to continue.

Egg Drop DeadEgg Drop Dead by Vivien Chien
My rating: 4 of 5 stars 

Continue to love this series. Lana Lee is a great character and her adventures are fun and nerve wracking. Cannot wait to read more in the series 

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Challenge Prompts

The Challenge Prompts I will use this for are:  

  1. Library Love  #LibraryLoveChallenge -  Book 89
  2. Alphabet soup Author- #AlphabetSoupAuthorChallenge "V"
  3. Finishing the Series-  #FinishingTheSeries2020   up on the Noodle Shop mysteries as of Aug 20
  4. Cravings for a Cozy and Cloak and  Dagger #CloakDaggerChal : Book  76
  5. Cruising through cozies -  Free choice 25
  6. Medical Examiner-  1 Toe Tag 
  7. Six Shooter- new target # 33

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