About the Book
Killer Reputation (Adina Donati, Accidental Sleuth)
3rd in Series
Setting – Washington D.C.
Self Published (June 15, 2018)
Paperback: 182 pages
Digital ASIN: B07DKB8WCH
Adina can’t resist snooping when someone she knows turns up dead. Again.
When a colleague at a prestigious think tank meets a violent death, Adina’s not convinced any of the obvious suspects disliked him enough to want him dead. Can the young research assistant, a quirky neighbor, and a lovable rescue pup help the police put together the pieces of the puzzle?
Adina Donati is back and she is involved in solving another murder. A work colleague who also lives nearby has been killed and her detective boyfriend is away for training so his boss is in charge. Adina thinks he is may not be getting the full picture. As she uncovers info she tries to share with him but he is not happy about her interference. A key clue is found that brings everything into focus and again Adina is on the scene.
Adina is a grand protagonist, works for a D.C. think tank and volunteers at an animal rescue. I love that she now has a dog and has convinced her neighbor to foster a fantastic dog too. She now has two housemates and I was delighted to meet them. Her neighbor is an elderly man that watches over the neighborhood. Adina gets to know him better with a tragic event and the following murder. I enjoy the friendship they are building.
Cassidy Salem has wrapped her characters in a very interesting mystery, it could have gone in several directions. The twists were great and I loved the way it played out. She packs so much into just 182 pages and it is easily read in an afternoon.
Even though this is the 3rd story in this series it can be read on its own. I also believe we have just scratched the surface on these characters. I am excited about the next installment.
Praise for Killer Reputation (Adina Donati, Accidental Sleuth)
by Cassidy Salem
Author Cassidy Salem has penned a clever whodunit with a twist I never saw coming.
~ Lisa Ks Book Reviews
I quickly grew to bond with several of the characters. Adina and her policeman boyfriend, Jonathan, were adorable.
About the Author
Cassidy Salem has always been an avid reader. She is especially fond of mysteries (both cozy and traditional) and police procedurals. Cassidy also enjoys reading historical fiction focused on American and world history, as well as the classics. When she’s not reading, she enjoys music and spending time with family and friends, and travels with her husband and son whenever possible. Her travels have taken her to destinations throughout the United States, Europe, and Scandinavia.
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