The characters, as well as the plot line, are well developed.
There is plenty of tension, leavened with humor and a very believable description of Hollywood life as Mercy and her family experience it.
The Mercy Allcut mysteries are one of the mystery series I look forward to (the other is Kate Kingsbury's Pennyfoot Hotel mysteries).
I would highly recommend this series to anyone with a taste for a very likeable "fish out of water" character who somehow manages to overcome the odds and obstacles to come... Read morePublished 1 month ago by M. Walters
Alice Duncan writes the best stories, only problem ...I have read them all and now waiting for more!Published 2 months ago by avid reader
Everything "THIS" Alice Duncan (author of the Daisy Gumm and this series) writes is well written, fast paced and fun. Read morePublished 10 months ago by Roberta Villalobos
Mercy Alcutt is a determined young woman who not only rescues Ernie, her PI boss, but helps to prove him innocent of the charge of murder. Read morePublished on May 31, 2012 by Jean Henry Mead
I read a lot of noir, and crime fiction, so Duncan's book was like a sorbet cleansing the palate. Oh, there is a crime, and Mercy Allcut is a stubborn, untiring... Read morePublished on November 6, 2011 by Lil Gluckstern