Monday, October 8, 2007

My First Review

Shameless Promotion-My first book review.


Privy to Murder

Carol Shenold
ISBN: 978-0-9804133-7-3

Eternal Press
October 2007
Mystery
Ebook

Rating: 4 Klovers

Tali Cates was starting life over. Not that she had much choice. Her husband, disturbed by her admission of possessing a special gift of being able to see the dead, dropped her and their two children by the side of the road. Now she was back in her home town, living with her mother, starting a new business, wanting nothing more than a fresh start.

But murder gets in the way of her fresh start, making it more of a challenge then anyone deserves. Every where she turns, she’s making more enemies then friends and the trail of murder keeps following her. Until she learns to embrace her gifts and use them to find the killer, life in Love, Texas will continue to be Privy to Murder.

This was a very enjoyable, cozy mystery. I was immediately drawn in to the little town of Love. There’s nothing like a small town where everyone knows everyone else as a background for murder. Everyone is a suspect and no one is completely innocent.

Carol Shenold does a lovely job of giving us familiarity with the characters from the get-go. Tali Cates is full of spunk and doesn’t let life get her down, no matter how many curve balls are thrown her way. She was fun to spend the weekend with, and I am looking forward to her next foray in Bloody Murder, releasing in 2008. This was a wonderful start to a great new mystery series combining a little bit of humor, small town charm, realistic characters and a solid plot that will keep you guessing.

Reviewed by Terri Dukes

irisheyes@acsalaska.net or terri.dukes@gmail.com

COURTESY OF CK2S KWIPS AND KRITIQUES

4 comments:

OneEar said...

Sometimes I wake up with lower back pain. Some would call it a "kink." I'm considering acupuncture, but I'm still a little nervous.

Rinda said...

Wow! Excellent review! I'll post it, too, tomorrow along with links to the book if that's okay. :)

Carol said...

Please, Rinda, that would be wonderful. Carol

Rinda said...

You know what? I did. Wrote up stuff with links and it disappeared.

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