Sep 252012
 

Murder Unmentionable
(Sweet Nothings)

New Series!
Cozy Mystery
A Berkley Prime Crime Mystery
The Berkley Publishing Group (September 4, 2012)
Publish by The Penguin Group
Mass Market Paperback: 304 pages
ISBN-13: 978-0425251577
Cover Illustration by Nathalie Dion
Cover Design by Rita Frangie

Murder Unmentionable
Emma Taylor has returned to Paris, Tennessee to help her Aunt Arabella update her lingerie shop, Sweet Nothings. The big-city fashionista thought she knew want to expect but she never expected to find a dead body smack dab in the middle of the shop. That it was the body of her philandering ex didn’t make the discovery any more “sweet”. She would give anything to have absolutely “nothing” to do with his untimely appearance but she has become the #1 suspect.

It will take more than whispering a few sweet nothings in the right person ear to catch the killer and clear her name. A bullet proof bra may come in handy.

Dollycas’s Thoughts
What a fun start to the new sweet mystery series!!

Emma has her hands full juggling the new store decor and merchandise, the grand opening fashion show, and  trying to catch a killer.  Plus there is that cute handyman around all day.

All the characters were engaging and entertaining. I was surprised by the character the quickly became my favorite. Sylvia enters the store pulling her oxygen tank behind her. A “very diminutive woman” with a “paisley scarf wrapped around her head, large hoops dangling for her drooping earlobes”, leaving a recently extinguished cigarette out on the walk. She turned out to be a spitfire with a few hidden talents. She was quite inspirational too. We all need a Sylvia in our lives.

I solved the mystery early on but the author has brought us a to place we will want to visit again and again.  This is a nice, light mystery  to read on a relaxing afternoon. Cozy lovers will really enjoy this series debut and will be anxiously awaiting the next installment.

Dollycas

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About This Author
Meg London is the alter ego of author Peg Cochran.
Check out her webpage here.
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Disclosure of Material Connection: I received this book free from the publisher. I was not required to write a positive review. The opinions I have expressed are my own. Receiving a complimentary copy in no way reflected my review of this book. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255 : “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising.”

  2 Responses to “Review: Murder Unmentionable by Meg London”

  1. Thanks for another one to add to that ginormous t-b-r list. Dee

  2. Sounds like another goodie!

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