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Crime and Poetry Audiobook

Crime and Poetry: Magical Bookshop Mystery Series, Book 1

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Rushing home to sit by her ailing grandmother's bedside, Violet Waverly is shocked to find Grandma Daisy the picture of perfect health. Violet doesn't need to read between the lines: Her grandma wants Violet back home and working in her magical store, Charming Books. It's where the perfect book tends to fly off the shelf and pick you.... Violet has every intention to hightail it back to Chicago, but then a dead man is discovered clutching a volume of Emily Dickinson's poems from Grandma Daisy's shop. The victim is Benedict Raisin, who recently put Grandma Daisy in his will, making her a prime suspect. Now, with the help of a tuxedo cat named Emerson, Violet will have to find a killer to keep Grandma from getting booked for good.

©2016 Amanda Flower (P)2016 Tantor

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    This was an okay cozy mystery. The pace is rather slow and the characters aren't fully developed. The plot was okay. The story wasn't bad but it was just typical. I will probably get the next one to see if it is more developed.

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