The story combined with the actress. Lovely to cook (or clean) by.
Well, Georgie, of course. I do keep waiting for her mom to grow a heart and buy the poor girl some clothes.
All of them except the American - I'm thinkin' KK doesn't like Americans.
This is a cozy mystery. If you are looking for an edge of the seat, or cliff hanger, this isn't it. But it is a fun series that isn't serious but has some cute scenes. The debate of whether to bed or not gets a little tiresome and the reference to sex being the only interesting thing to do is distracting but there really are no sex scenes. The Lady is still a lady. There are some funny lines and the references to the royality in the early 1930's is amusing.
I enjoy these. The tone, the settings, the writing, the performance. Pleasurable. Much better than the average cozy-- better written. They aren't Agatha, but they don't try to be and I can read Agatha if I want Agatha.
I have had a stressful week and was looking for something fun and lighthearted to listen to. Naughty in Nice fit the bill perfectly. Katherine Kellgren is wonderful narrator, solid british accent without sounding campy. The story has some nice twists without becoming convuluded. If you are looking for a lighthearted, fun mystery, I strongly recommend that you give this book a chance.
Yes, solid mystery with interesting characters.
Yes, Bowen always delivers twists and turns that engage the reader.
She does a fabulous job creating unique differences for each individual character in the story!
I can't wait to read the next book!
Loved the whole series. Just finishing the last book. I would enjoy others written by Bowen and narrated by Kellgren. I hope to find some. Loved the period of the '30's, the fictional perspective of Queen Mary and other Royals. Fiction or truth, I liked them all.
Yes, this was an enjoy listen, I usually figure out mysteries out but this one did keep me guessing for quite sometime. I loved the use of all the famous people as characters in the book
to a point it's no Vince Flynn but for a light listen yes it does.
I normally do not enjoy female readers, but I did enjoy her preformances. She is very good at all the accents which makes it nice to keep track of the characters. She does give each character their own voice a book I recently listened to was very hard to keep track of everyone because everyone sounded the same. This was a true preformance not just a reading of the book.
I have listened to the entire series and can't wait until the next one. I have also donated the book the hard cover version of the book to my local library (I live in a town of 800 our library need donations to help with buying books there isn’t a big budget) so that people can also discover this series of books. I plan to donate the entire series in hard cover.
The Royal Spyness series is like a tray of eclairs. So delicious, so full of flavor and little bursts of surprises. You promise yourself you aren't going to have another, but they are simply irresistible.
This is not serious lit-ra-chure. It is entertainment, and I recommend it highly as such.
I really liked this entry into the spyness series. I thought the mystery was well thought out and I didn't guess the entirety of the mystery. I thought the addition of Jean Paul was fun but I did miss Darcy as he really didn't show up much in the story. The new characters were fun and I always like seeing Georgie's mother. I will say these books don't seem to like policeman, they always seem to be dense. Katherine Kellgren gave a stellar performance as the reader of the book. I'm looking forward to the next book in this series.