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Murder is a Piece of Cake: Josie Marcus, Mystery Shopper Mass Market Paperback – November 6, 2012
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Praise for the Josie Marcus, Mystery Shopper series:
“Elaine Viets writes exciting amateur sleuth mysteries filled with believable characters.”—Midwest Book Review
“[A] fun, fast-paced read.”—The Mystery Reader
“Elaine Viets knows how to orchestrate a flawless mystery with just the right blend of humor, intrigue, and hot romance.”—Fresh Fiction
About the Author
Elaine Viets is an Agatha and Anthony Award-winning author. She was also given the key to the city of Maplewood, Josie’s hometown. Her mother was a mystery shopper in Elaine’s hometown of St. Louis. Elaine has served on the national boards of the Mystery Writers of America and Sisters in Crime. She lives in Fort Lauderdale with her husband, reporter Don Crinklaw.
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Then, The first chapter has Josie's intended, Dr. (Veterinarian,) Ted Scottsmeyer facing danger and his mother, Lenore comes to his aid packing a pistol. I would tell you more but honestly this scene has to be experienced first hand to get the full impact, and it does carry a wallop.
Lenore finds herself behind bars on a murder charge and Josie has to spring her before her wedding day in less than a month.
This novel takes place around Halloween and Thanksgiving. I laughed, weeped, and sat back remembering my own wedding. The murder mystery was strong and clever as well. I did find myself more wrapped up in the romance of the day though.
All in all a fine book. I look forward to the future of Josie, Amelia, and Ted.
I have two more of Josie's adventures on the shelf--I think it's time for a catch-up binge.