Shrimply Dead (A Seafood Caper Mystery)
by Maggie Toussaint
From rampaging alligators to kidnapped chickens to a treasure hunt for an extinct Georgia tree, the reader is taken on a ride. As River begins unearthing clues to find out who killed the veterinarian, she finds the victim had her own secrets.
~Cinnamon, Sugar, and a Little Bit of Murder
There are surprises for River and the reader as clues and misdirections are scattered throughout. The pace is good, and the chickens, alligators, and cats add a whole new dimension. Shrimply Dead is an enjoyable cozy mystery.
~Christa Reads and Writes
Shrimply Dead was an interesting read. . . . I particularly enjoyed the way the various characters were portrayed . . .
I extremely enjoyed Shrimply Dead by Maggie Toussaint. The characters are funny, realistic, and the island as a setting gives it a great place with its own set of challenges.
~Baroness’ Book Trove
I enjoyed the twists and turns in the plot and riding along with River as she followed leads and searched for clues.
~My Reading Journeys
Alligators, chickens, and an ancient tree, oh my! Ms. Toussaint has penned a marvelous mystery.
~Escape With Dollycas Into A Good Book
I had a wonderful time reading Shrimply Dead and following amateur sleuth River Holloway on her rounds . . . And let me tell you, this one’s a bit of a nail-biter at the end.
~Mysteries With Character – Author Terry Ambrose
Full of quirky characters, good food, and clues to keep you guessing makes for a fun read with a surprising outcome. Sure to delight cozy fans.
~Books a Plenty Book Reviews
About Shrimply Dead
Shrimply Dead (A Seafood Caper Mystery)
3rd in Series
Publisher: Muddle House Publishing (April 12, 2021)
• Number of Pages 237 PAGES
Digital ASIN: B08V52RD4W
When veterinarian and amateur naturalist Jasmine Garr is shot in her yard, residents of Shell Island press caterer River Holloway into investigating the homicide. River dons her amateur sleuth cap and sets out to discover who killed her former catering customer.
Between Jasmine’s estranged cousin, a rival veterinarian, a wild animal trapper, the chicken lady, and a real estate broker, River has plenty of suspects to consider. As she peels back the layers of Jasmine’s life, dangerous secrets come to light.
Jasmine’s orphaned kitty, Iris, along with River’s cat Major, and her husband Pete help River sift through the evidence. At the same time, River recently expanded her catering business. She must service her regular catering clients, plus provide fresh baked goods for Pete’s ice cream shop.
The killer follows River’s every move relishing the thought of another victim. Time is running out. Will River solve the murder before she becomes a cold dish?
About Maggie Toussaint
Southern author Maggie Toussaint writes cozy and paranormal mysteries, romantic suspense, and dystopian fiction, with more than twenty fiction novels published. A multi-year finalist for Georgia Author of the Year, she’s won Silver Falchions, the Readers’ Choice, and the EPIC Awards. She’s past president of Mystery Writers of America-Southeast chapter and an officer of LowCountry Sisters In Crime. She lives in coastal Georgia, where secrets, heritage, and ancient oaks cast long shadows. Visit her at https://maggietoussaint.com/
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