It took me a while to read the first book in this series. I had to put it down after the first few chapters. But when I came back to it months later I was able to finish it. Now a couple of years later I gave the second book a try. I won't buy the third. This book is too wordy. Cleo spends too much time describing the scenery and enough on the mystery. The lead character Claire, is annoying. The idea of joining a dating service to screen men for her daughter is ridiculous. She needs to get a life and let her have her own. Claire then goes on to find an attractive man who may or not be a murderer but that doesn't stop her from going out with him. She then proceeds to interrogate him and search his house. If she thought the man was dangerous why go to his house? If she didn't think he was dangerous why interrogate him and search his place? Also, why did he allow himself to be interrogated? That entire scene was unrealistic. Speaking of unrealistic, I can go on and on about the relationship with her ex husband. But I won't because that would be a bit like Cleo Coyle and her descriptions of New York. Needless to say that the ex husband adds unnecessary drama and silliness. The characters in this story are flat and I can't find a reason to care about what happens to them. This series is not for me and I won't be buying anymore of it.
I was blown away by this book. Laura Harner has created an imaginative and realistic world for a great cast of characters. KC is one of the most realistic characters portrayed in a paranormal mystery/romance that I have enjoyed in a while. She is strong, smart and loyal. She's not afraid to speak her mind and stand up for herself, despite her past. The other characters are also strong and there is still plenty of mystery with each character. I also enjoyed the flow of the story. I didn't feel the need to skip ahead once. I will warn against listening to this while driving. Some of the scenes can be...distracting. This is a great book and I look forward to listening the next in the series.
This book was entertaining, action-packed and kept you turning pages. Abby and her friends get invovled in some silly hijinks in Vegas. This book has a fast pace that will keep you turning the pages to see what's going to happen next.
I love this series. It is one of the most creative and entertaining series in the urban fanatsy genre. I strongly recommend this book.
Meg is busy with apple harvest when her mother shows up unannouced. She has to balance harvesting apples, her parents and murder. This is a very entertaining book. The intrusion of her parents and the murder is very realistic. I don't know whythe state police bothers with investigating because Meg manages to beat them to the truth. I wish there was a different narrator. This one does a terrible job. Sometimes Seth has an accent sometimes he doesn't. Plus everyone sounds old.
This is another good addition to the Orchard Mysteries. I thought I new the killer but was shocked at the final outcome. I don't like the narrator for this series. I think she puts emphasizes in the wrong places and sometimes her voice is to nasal. I was disappointed that the recipes were not included at the end of the book. I might get the Kindle version for the next book because of it.
This is another good addition to the Orchid Mystery Series. Meg stumbles on to a body on her property and once again she has to solve the crime. This story is very entertaing and I like the way that the characters are developing. I'm disappointed that the recipes were not included, but I have been told that the technical team is looking into it.
I have listened to all of the books in the Faye Longchamp series. Each is better than the one before. The characters and plot are likeable and realistic. The plot flows at a good pace so you never get bored. I strongly recommend this to anyone who enjoys a little history mixed in with their mysteries.
This book was not for me. I started it because it was $1.99 after getting the free Kindle addition. I wish I would have stuck with just the free Kindle version. The lead character, Lily, was annoying and whiny. Bill was vulgar and obnoxious. The dialogue was anything but funny. The plot made me roll my eyes several times. I don't have any thing good to say about this book.
A Vision in Velvet is a great read. As always Lily saves the day. But this time she steps on some big toes to do it. I can't wait for the next book.
Gwen continues to learn about herself and her abilities. She simply can't get a break. This book starts right were the first finished. It was fast paced and entertaining. It was a great read.
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