Wednesday, July 3, 2024

Review: 23 1/2 Lies

23 1/2 Lies 23 1/2 Lies by James Patterson
My rating: 3 of 5 stars

This is a short installment in the women’s murder mystery series. It digs deeper into Lindsay’s personal life and past. It felt a bit abrupt at times and jumped around somewhat but was an enjoyable read. I think part of the issue is the attempt to go deep into emotions and relationships with her family while intertwining it with a murder investigation. It might have benefited from being a bit longer to make it flow better and not seem like some of the crime solution was a bit too pat.

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Saturday, June 22, 2024

Review: The Silence of the Flans

The Silence of the Flans The Silence of the Flans by Laura Bradford
My rating: 3 of 5 stars

I enjoyed the premise of this book especially the idea of emergency dessert orders. My biggest complaint is the fact the amateur sleuth is a bit of an airhead when trying to solve the murder. There is an obvious source of a clue that Winnie doesn’t look at til the latter part of the book. She has a perfectly good source in her possession that she looks at several times before the lightbulb moment. Additionally there are some easy swept under the rug moments regarding false accusations and betrayal that I feel might have been more of a chasm creator than they were. I so enjoy the series I just think it could be a little tighter in its details

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Sunday, June 16, 2024

Chapter Break Bingo Jun 24

 Chapter Break hosts a monthly bingo challenge.  Unlike most other challenges you may use a book to fill multiple prompts.  The only requirement is you must finish the book in the month of the card.  I haven't been actively doing this bingo but thought I would give it a renewed go.  







Saturday, June 15, 2024

Review: Chili Con Corpses

Chili Con Corpses Chili Con Corpses by J.B. Stanley
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Enjoyable installment in the series. James has grown on me as a MC. It is interesting to see the relationships he has develop and change. There are other relationships growing as well. In general I would say that is a main theme of this book. The murder is quite well constructed with plenty of suspects and red herrings. Looking forward to continue with the series to see where the relationships go

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Review: Meet Your Baker

Meet Your Baker Meet Your Baker by Ellie Alexander
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

great intro to a new series

I enjoyed this first in series book and the way it combined baking and the theater. There were lots of details about both and contained background info on the behind the scenes and on stage aspects of Shakespeare theater. The mystery had lots of characters and plenty of possible candidates for guilt

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Review: Chai Another Day

Chai Another Day Chai Another Day by Leslie Budewitz
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Great next book in the series. I enjoy how the story intertwined characters we had met in previous books. It can be read as a standalone but there is lots of information about previous books and crimes. They don’t spoil the other books but having read them provides context. This mystery was a bit of a guilty party out of clear air but the rationale of the murder makes sense. Looking forward to reading then next book and learning more about Seattle and its neighborhoods

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Review: The Sleeping Beauty Killer

The Sleeping Beauty Killer The Sleeping Beauty Killer by Mary Higgins Clark
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

I enjoy all of this series. There’s something about the premise of this story that is intriguing. It reminds me of dateline or 20/20 investigations I also enjoy Laurie’s backstory and her relationship with her father and son.
This particular book took a different twist to the cold case investigation which was unique. I did suspect the guilty party before the reveal but it didn’t ruin the book since the premise is to rehash the stories of all the players in the old crimes

Looking forward to reading the rest of the series

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Review: One of Us Is Back

One of Us Is Back One of Us Is Back by Karen M. McManus
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

crazy revenge story

Bayview is back in a bad way again. The old crew is thrown together as ghosts from their past resurface and cause issues. The story is a well woven thriller that highlights the dangers of keeping secrets

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Review: How the Penguins Saved Veronica

How the Penguins Saved Veronica How the Penguins Saved Veronica by Hazel Prior
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

A cranky old lady whose hard shell is cracked. During a very unlikely trip to Antarctica. Veronica is a strong willed Scot whose unlikely story is revealed in a unique manner. With multiple view points the book has a great perspective on life and the power of taking control of one’s happiness. I listened to this audiobook and really enjoyed the cast of narrators making the book all the more enjoyable

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Review: Murder in the First Edition

Murder in the First Edition Murder in the First Edition by Lauren Elliott
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

layered mystery to keep the reader guessing

Addie is caught in a triangle of love and intrigue during the Christmas season She finds herself torn between her past and her future as her dead fiancées father comes to town. Johnathan arrives just as a mysterious death occurs and a valuable book disappears. This story finds Addie unraveling that mystery as well as forging on new relationships with past foes . The book leaves the reader wondering how her new year will go and looking forward to the next installment

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Review: Bickering Birds

Bickering Birds Bickering Birds by Mildred Abbott
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

twisty turning book

This 3rd book in the series is full of suspects and accusations galore. It is also a nice tribute to bird lovers and presents a provocative look at what’s a good cause vs an obsession. Looking forward to reading the next book

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Review: Die Cut

Die Cut Die Cut by Nelle Heran
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

intriguing cozy with fun scrapbooking ideas

A fun first in the series cozy mystery. It is an easy read and especially enjoyable if you like crafting. There are some scrapbooking terms and techniques incorporated in a mystery. The 2 main characters are fun to see their interactions and back and forth. Enjoyable and I’ll look for the next book

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Review: The New Couple in 5B

The New Couple in 5B The New Couple in 5B by Lisa Unger
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

intense and fast moving

Wow this is an intense thriller that leaves the reader constantly guessing about who’s telling the truth who’s reliable what’s real. It’s a crazy fast ride that will keep you up at night and leave you feeling unsettled

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Review: Fit to Die

Fit to Die Fit to Die by J.B. Stanley
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

I enjoyed this 2nd book and found it to be an engaging read. I listened on audio and enjoy hearing about the Flab Five and their latest efforts to lose weight. The mystery was quite involved and the real target wasn’t identified immediately. The clues and the details were revealed slowly and built upon previous information. This made a very well structured story and kept me engaged. Looking forward to future supper club books with the expanded group of participants

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Review: Murder, She Wrote: Murder Backstage

Murder, She Wrote: Murder Backstage Murder, She Wrote: Murder Backstage by Jessica Fletcher
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Enjoyable installment in the series. I enjoy the originality of the story line and the fact I feel like I’m reading about friends after so many years of the tv show and the books. It’s easy to keep the cast of characters straight since they are so familiar. This book has a wonderful level of details about Edmonton and is particularly enjoyable with its reference to the Oilers and hockey since I read it during the NHL playoffs which the Oilers are in currently. The mystery is well constructed amidst all the descriptions of the settings and the guilty party is a surprise but the plot works and the reasons make sense when explained. An enjoyable cozy read

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Review: Cheddar Late Than Dead

Cheddar Late Than Dead Cheddar Late Than Dead by Linda Reilly
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

great twists and delicious grilled cheese

Another great installment in the series. The grilled cheese descriptions and recipes certainly make one’s mouth water. The mysterious death of a groom to be was certainly filled with plenty of twists and turns. The guilty party was a surprise as was the motive The female characters are strong but still have their vulnerability which makes them very realistic in my opinion.

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Review: Jealousy Filled Donuts

Jealousy Filled Donuts Jealousy Filled Donuts by Ginger Bolton
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

A good continuation on the series. It is interesting to see how Emily is growing her business and her relationships all while dealing with her grief of losing her husband. The personal relationships are complex and are definitely intertwined with the mystery. At times the young adults seem a bit immature for their age but their impulsiveness does seem to be reflective of early 20s
I look forward to reading more in this series

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Review: Three Tainted Teas

Three Tainted Teas Three Tainted Teas by Lynn Cahoon
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

An enjoyable installment in the kitchen witch series. I really had no idea of the guilty party until the moment of the reveal. There were clues but not do overwhelming as to make it obvious. This book definitely has the reader wondering about the existence of supernatural people with powers outside of the norm of society. I enjoy learning about the coven as Mia does too

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Review: Friends, Lovers, and the Big Terrible Thing

Friends, Lovers, and the Big Terrible Thing Friends, Lovers, and the Big Terrible Thing by Matthew Perry
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

intense peek into the life of a very famous actor

Wow this book while very captivating is so tragic as well. As I read it I of course know that Matthew Perry has passed but you still cannot help hoping he truly conquered his demons. I have truly never wanted to be famous and now I believe that more than ever. The inside look at addiction and its nasty tentacles is eye opening and honest.

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Review: Carbs & Cadavers

Carbs & Cadavers Carbs & Cadavers by J.B. Stanley
My rating: 3 of 5 stars

I enjoyed this mystery especially the structure of the case and the balance of the group of main characters. I did find the MC, James Henry, a bit of a wet noodle. I think it was just a contrast to how often the female lead character is a strong independent woman. James just comes across as an indecisive man who has very little self confidence. His characteristics make sense for his backstory it is just not the typical detective in a cozy mystery. We do see his character gain confidence as the story progresses so it is realistic to see his character changing as the series progresses.

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Tuesday, May 7, 2024

Review: Murder by the Sea

Murder by the Sea Murder by the Sea by Kathleen Bridge
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

A well written mystery that sheds some light on the back story of Liz, the MC. There were plenty of suspects to be found when a very unlikeable male is found dead on New Year’s Day. I appreciated the teamwork of Liz and her friends and family. There were no horror movie moments where Liz took unnecessary risks when trying to identify the killer to clear her name. I also enjoy the descriptions of the coastal locale and find the stories to provide a bit of a getaway while enjoying them.

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Sunday, May 5, 2024

Review: Murder in a Cape Cottage

Murder in a Cape Cottage Murder in a Cape Cottage by Maddie Day
My rating: 3 of 5 stars

Another good entry in the series. The setting on the Cape makes it unique. This book revolves around an old case and Mac’s upcoming nuptials. The story involves plenty of town history and requires a family tree to sort out all the different founding families and their lineage and relationships
The mystery is quite well developed and Mac’s innate curiosity drives the story forward. The connections to modern time is well structured and makes sense. An enjoyable book

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Review: Crime and Cherry Pits

Crime and Cherry Pits Crime and Cherry Pits by Amanda Flower
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Another good book in this series. They are well written mysteries with personal story development on the side. This time we have Shiloh working at the Traverse City Cherry Festival. This setting allows lots of additional characters to be mixed into the plot without seeming out of place. The story weaves a good mystery with several potential criminal’s identified The ending is well done with a sense of closure and explanation. The epilogue seers up the next installment quite well but I hope we do get some explanations about what elapsed in the 6 weeks not just the outcomes

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Review: The 23rd Midnight

The 23rd Midnight The 23rd Midnight by James Patterson
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

creepy criminals make for a thrilling read

This book was more gruesome and more of a psychological thriller than some of the previous murder club books. This one definitely reminded me of a criminal minds episode and made me want to sleep. With lights on.
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Review: A Design to Die for

A Design to Die for A Design to Die for by Kathleen Bridge
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

A surprise ending wraps up a cover cozy mystery. I listen to the audiobooks for this series and enjoy visualizing the Hamptons and surrounding towns. The giant estates in the descriptions line up with scenes from Real Housewives and other tv shows. The characters in this installment certainly check some stereotypes but they make the mystery that much more difficult to solve because there are so many potential suspects

I look forward to reading about the personal relationships and their development in the future books

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Review: Happy Place

Happy Place Happy Place by Emily Henry
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

This book felt like a combination romance and self discovery especially for the MC, Harriet. It is definitely a story about one door closing and others opening. I found myself rooting for the happy ending while realizing the journey was as important if not more important than the outcome. This is a great book for those longing for their glory days and reflecting on their youth. It felt like a modern version of the 80s movie the Big Chill.

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Review: Carbs & Cadavers

Carbs & Cadavers Carbs & Cadavers by J.B. Stanley
My rating: 3 of 5 stars



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Wednesday, April 17, 2024

Review: The Coloring Crook

The Coloring Crook The Coloring Crook by Krista Davis
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

An enjoyable cozy that mixes descriptions of art and nature alongside books. This series set in Georgetown provides a different setting compared to many cozies set in small towns. The mystery definitely twists and turns and is full of crazy characters

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Review: The Exiles

The Exiles The Exiles by Christina Baker Kline
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

moving story of Australia’s early residents

This hist fiction novel centers around the colonization of Australia. I found the story to be engaging and tragic. I knew some of the basic facts about the convicts ships and how minor the infractions could be that sent people to Australia. The backdrop to the character interactions was well plotted and made me think about the situation vs morals of a decision on multiple occasions. I highly recommend this hist fiction book

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Sunday, April 14, 2024

Review: Killing Thyme

Killing Thyme Killing Thyme by Leslie Budewitz
My rating: 3 of 5 stars

This is an enjoyable series that any foodie would love to read. The descriptions of the spices and recipes are enough to make anyone's mouth water. I enjoyed how this installment in the series was a means to provide backstory on Pepper, the MC. It revealed information about her childhood, her relationship with her family and her bff- Kristin. I enjoyed the diversity of characters this story introduced and the mystery that occurred was quite involved. It did a good job of having multiple layers to the mystery and suspects. The solution was a bit unexpected although I did begin to suspect the guilty party about 3/4 of the way through the story. I enjoy listening to this series on audio as that is the only way my library has many of them. The narrator has a good expressive voice that makes it enjoyable to listen to the book.

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Review: This Time Next Year

This Time Next Year This Time Next Year by Sophie Cousens
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

enjoyable rom com

This cozy romance definitely leads the reader on the up and down story of Minnie. It successfully jumps between 2 pov and timeframes. I enjoy how Minnie finds herself while also examining her relationships with family and friends A feel good book with an emotional growth included

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Wednesday, April 10, 2024

Review: Lost and Fondue

Lost and Fondue Lost and Fondue by Avery Aames
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

I really enjoyed this cozy. The details about the cheese and wine are quite good. As are the descriptions of the play that is a side plot. The characters both positive and negatively received are well written. It’s easy to like the ones you should and easy to dislike the ones you are supposed to dislike. The mystery has complexity to it especially with regard to the motive. The personal aspects of Charlotte’s life makes for an interesting expansion to the plot and the details make sense instead of feeling like filler. I look forward to reading g more in the series

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Review: The Falcon's Feather

The Falcon's Feather The Falcon's Feather by Trudi Trueit
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Enjoyable book that integrates science in a cool way. This should spark interest in a young reader interested in the world around them and in technology and what can be. The mystery and suspense keep the story going

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Review: Past Due for Murder

Past Due for Murder Past Due for Murder by Victoria Gilbert
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

This book had a great amount of twists to keep it interesting without making it over the top. I really enjoyed the authenticity of the relationships of the characters especially Amy and Richard. I look forward to reading more of these works and the tributes they pay to the area within the Blue Ridge Mtns

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Review: Clobbered by Camembert

Clobbered by Camembert Clobbered by Camembert by Avery Aames
My rating: 3 of 5 stars

Charlotte is up to her snooping again. This time the book had a chilly vibe both because it’s set in winter and bc there are plenty of people in Providence that are receiving g a chilling welcome. What does previous resident Kaitlyn Clydesdale want with her previous hometown and what does she know about Charlottes long dead mother. Before any of those questions can be answered there’s a murder in town. So besides yummy cheese and wine explanations the reader is treated to a murder investigation. So what happens when love is in the air and accusations fly. Read and find out

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Review: Obsession

Obsession Obsession by Stuart Woods
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

I really enjoy the Teddy Fay novels more than the Stone Barrington ones. I believe it’s because they are more clever plot lines and spy focused. This make them more enjoyable for me than trying to read around all of Stones bed hopping ways. This book gives a glimpse into movie making a bit more than others and that’s a fun twist as well

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Review: Sniffing Out Murder

Sniffing Out Murder Sniffing Out Murder by Kallie E. Benjamin
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

awesome new series

I enjoy all of Valerie Burns’ series. I think this might be my favorite. I enjoyed Bailey the Bloodhound and the Sub stories about him. Pris and her Aunt Agatha are amazing as are the dynamics with Prius’ bff, Marcie. The mystery is well thought out and the secondary crimes fit well in the main plot line. I look forward to reading more in this series

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Review: Lost and Fondue

Lost and Fondue Lost and Fondue by Avery Aames
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

I really enjoyed this cozy. The details about the cheese and wine are quite good. As are the descriptions of the play that is a side plot. The characters both positive and negatively received are well written. It’s easy to like the ones you should and easy to dislike the ones you are supposed to dislike. The mystery has complexity to it especially with regard to the motive. The personal aspects of Charlotte’s life makes for an interesting expansion to the plot and the details make sense instead of feeling like filler. I look forward to reading g more in the series

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Review: Aged for Death

Aged for Death Aged for Death by Fiona Grace
My rating: 3 of 5 stars

This serious definitely has an appeal to romantics at heart. Who cannot help but admire Olivia’s decision to follow. A dream and her passion. Of course there’s a bit of extreme kismet following her choices. Most everything seems to fall in her lap. The conclusion of this mystery is a bit exaggerated in terms of how well it works out and the extremes of her actions. The construction of the mystery is good it’s just a bit unbelievable on how she leads the police to the solution. I do look forward to seeing how her new life continues to progress in Italy

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Review: All You Need is Fudge

All You Need is Fudge All You Need is Fudge by Nancy CoCo
My rating: 3 of 5 stars

A good cozy set on a landmark island in MI. I enjoy reading g about Mackinaw and the goings on in the small town that is even smaller bc it’s an island. Allie has a knack for finding bodies with Mal. The bunch in has a nose for it apparently. They get into trouble le snooping around. Good mystery with different redirects and guilty candidates. Fun personal storylines are mixed in that keep the books engaging

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Saturday, February 10, 2024

Remarkably Bright Creatures

 

I read Remarkably Bright Creatures by Shelby Van Pelt for my book club in Jan.  I must say how refreshing it was to read a more hopeful novel after reading so many sad Oprah BC like books last year.    Marcellus is an amazing character and it is such a unique story.  The backstory of the author's impetus for writing her debut work is a story in and of itself, it was a college writing assignment to write a story from a unique perspective.  That assignment is the first chapter in this book.  I highly recommend this book if you like character-rich novels especially if you enjoy reading about people you don't always like.  This is a poignant book at times but overall it is very uplifting.  

 Remarkably Bright Creatures

Remarkably Bright Creatures by Shelby Van Pelt
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

This is a very creative story with such an unusual narrator. I found the characters both endearing and annoying at different points in the story. The growth we witness in Cameron and the progression with moving forward Tova experiences makes for a great read. I am not usually a big character driven story person but I must say this book lived up to all the hype it has been getting on SM.

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    In Farm's Way

     In Farm's Way is the 3rd book in the Farm to Table series by Amanda Flower.  This series has a fun twist of having a business rivalry and romantic angst mixed with the mysteries.  The focus of this series is the attempt to save a family farm by a young woman who has returned home to help her father in MI after spending years in Hollywood. y She is attempting to convert the farm to an organic entity,  The focus of this book involves the exploration of supplying produce to the craft brewers pursuing organic and locally grown ingredients.  This book is the installment where a close friend becomes embroiled in the murder as a suspect.  The mystery is well structured and the sub-storyline involves personal drama due to small town history.  I look forward to seeing how this series progresses when the next book is released.   


    In Farm's WayIn Farm's Way by Amanda Flower
    My rating: 3 of 5 stars

    Another fun installment in the series. I’m on a streak of women farmers who are trying to save family farm with dad. I enjoy reading about the relationships and watching g them grow. I appreciated a previous mystery being resolved and how it created a new residual question to be answered in a future book. If you like storylines to be all completed this book might be frustrating for you. I look forward to the publication to see how the transformation to organic farming goes for Shiloh and Bellamy Farms

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      Mint Chocolate Murder

       Mint Chocolate Murder is the 2nd book in the Meri Allen Ice Cream Shop series.  Last year I accidentally read the 3rd book before I read this one.  Fortunately, there aren't any real spoilers so you can read the books out of order.  There are some fun ice cream flavors mixed in with a locked room mystery.  The characters are well written and there are plenty of past secrets that are coming out as the mystery progresses.  If you are looking for a different take on a cozy mystery this one may be a good option especially if you love ice cream.  

      Mint Chocolate MurderMint Chocolate Murder by Meri Allen
      My rating: 4 of 5 stars

      Enjoyed this second in the series. Undderly is becoming her new home and everything seems to be going well in fall until an unexpected death occurs at the Castle. As the investigation continues there are multiple crimes and secrets uncovered. Maude Vi and Adam all seem to be hiding something and Riley cannot figure out what’s the truth and whats relevant. Sprinkles the cat still remains a persnickety creature that is a prima Donna who provides comic relief. Looking forward to reading more about Penniman CT in future installments

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      Virtual Mount TBR #VirtualMountTBR2023  Book #2

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      Back List Reader  #Backlistreader  Book #2

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      What an Animal   Book #2

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      Alphabet Soup #AlphabetSoupChallenge   M

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      Cloak & Dagger  #CloakDaggerChal     Book #1

      Craving for Cozies   #CravingCozies  Book #1

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      Medical Examiner Challenge-  1 Tags

      Marathon Challenge-   Mile #1


      52 Book Club  #the52bookclub2024 

        Bookworm 

        BooklistQueen  #booklistqueenchallenge24

        Color Coded  

        Disney Movies  

        HP NEWTS   

        My Reading Journey Bingo  

        Nerdy Bookworm  #NerdyBookwormChallengeXO 

        Nerd Daily #thenerddaily #nerdreading2024

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