Monday, September 3, 2012

Dying To Read: A Book Review

About The Book:


All she wanted was a paycheck. What she got was a murder.

Cate Kinkaid's life is . . . well, frankly it's floundering. Her social life, her career, her haircut--they're all a mess. Unemployed, she jumps at the chance to work for her PI uncle, even though she has no experience and no instincts. After all, she is just dabbling in the world of private investigating until she can find a "real" job.

All she has to do for her first assignment is determine that a particular woman lives at a particular address. Simple, right? But when she reaches the dark Victorian house, she runs into an hungry horde of gray-haired mystery readers and a dead body. This routine PI job is turning out to be anything but simple. Is Cate in over her head?

You can read an excerpt of Dying To Read here, in PDF format.

Check out the Reading Group Guide for this novel here, in PDF format.

About The Author:

Lorena McCourtney is the award-winning author of dozens of novels, including Invisible (which won the Daphne du Maurier Award from Romance Writers of America), In Plain SightOn the Run, and Stranded. She resides in Oregon.

My Review:

Dying To Read was a well written, intriguing book with lovable characters, and enough suspense and action to keep you reading late into the night (which I indeed did). With a little humor thrown in for good measure, this was a great read. There is a little bit of something for everyone who loves a romantic mystery to be sure.  I look forward to reading the rest of the series, as well as reading more from this author in the future.

A charming read that I highly recommend.

BUY IT: You can purchase Dying To Read at your favorite bookseller from Revell, a division of Baker Publishing Group

***I received a complimentary copy of this book, courtesy of Baker Publishing Group and Graf-Martin Communications Inc., for the purpose of review on this blog. All opinions expressed are my own, and I have not been compensated in any other manner***

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