Private eye Casey Cook lands her first case, and it's a doozy: find a missing comatose woman. Eager to prove herself, Casey does whatever it takes to get answers, from pretending to be pregnant to fawning over a hairless cat.
As she runs into one dead end after another, Casey wonders whether she should have left her retail job. Determined to show that she can do the PI thing, Casey refuses to give up, chases down every lead, and snags herself a girlfriend along the way.
©2013 Sarah Ettritch (P)2013 Sarah Ettritch
Special thanks to Sasha, Stacy and Stef for sharing the Audible experience with me and being the best of company during my recovery.
This is a cute little piece of literary fluff that is a nice listen if you don't take it too seriously or expect too much rationality. Casey Cook has a well done backstory as the black sheep of the family; currently living with her grandmother. Without money, a girlfriend, or a job her life doesn't seem to be in too good a place. When she is asked out by a girl she's been crushing on for too long she believes her luck is turning. Unfortunately for her the girl is ready to hookup not find a relationship and Casey is freaked by this and refuses and ends up left with the check for both their dinners. This is what happens when fifty year olds write first person millennial; I suppose that some young girls my age (22) might be horrified that a chic that she's all spun up about wants jump into bed, perhaps someone has even met them. There are of course some scenes that come off about as real to life as the X-files but all in all it's a nice little book and a decent listen for girls, (or guys) who are into lesbian fiction/ romance.
This book is not ment for mystery buffs since it doesn't have a lot of depth but it's nevertheless an enjoyable read. This book makes up the lack of depth with charm. The main character is interesting and I'd like to see what happens to her next.
"I enjoyed this nice little light-hearted romp."
This was a nice light-hearted romp into the land of PI Casey Cook and her first case. There is nothing taxing about the plot, although there are humorous moments sprinkled throughout the book. It reminded me of the Stephanie Plum novels in that respect although there are distinct differences.
I also liked the fact the the story wasn't padded out by unnecessary plot-lines. Some stories deserve to be longer, but some need to be kept a bit shorter to work. This was one of the works that didn't need to be stretched out beyond what it was.
Good job by the narrator as well, better than some out there. Plus the recording wasn't as poor as some have been.
Nothing here to tax the old grey matter, but if you want to wile away a few hours one long afternoon, then this should do the trick nicely. I would certainly look at buying any sequels that might be about.
"Cute story and easy listen."
A cute story about a detective who first case involved locating a missing person. The story is engaging and sweet. Dont read this expecting a complicated detective story or eroticism. Its a simple pleasant story about a woman starting out as a PI and working to solve a case.There is a developing romance between the detective and a woman her grandmother match makes her with, which ends with a kiss. I enjoyed the story, and it filled a number of hours pleasantly. I would say the story is is well suited for a younger or teen reader and is pleasant. If there where more stories from this author, narrator and in the same vain, I would be happy to purchase them and listen to them.
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