Pearls and Poison by Duffy Brown
Date Read: March 2014
Genre: Cozy Mystery, Mystery
It’s election time in Savannah, Georgia, and Judge Guillotine Gloria—aka Reagan Summerside’s mom—is neck and neck in the polls with Kip "Scummy” Seymour. But the already dirty campaign is about to get downright filthy—with one candidate getting buried six feet under….
With her strong opinions and knack for getting into trouble, Reagan is not an ideal volunteer for her mother’s alderman campaign. Plus, she’d rather be running her consignment shop, the Prissy Fox, and eating doughnuts with her dog, Bruce Willis. But when her mother’s opponent, Kip, is found poisoned and her mother is pegged as a suspect, Reagan nominates herself as lead murder investigator.
Reagan is intent on finding Kip’s killer and clearing her mother’s good name, but she soon finds herself on the bad side of Kip’s enemies-turned-suspects. This time, no amount of costumes and makeup can keep her inconspicuous and out of danger. Because the closer Reagan gets to the truth, the hotter things get….
Publisher: Berkley Prime Crime
Series: Consignment Shop Mystery #3
Also by this author: Iced Chiffon, Killer in Crinolines br> br>
Also in this series: Iced Chiffon, Killer in Crinolines
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Read for Fun (Gift from Friend)
Overall Rating: 4.25
Story Rating: 4.00
Character Rating: 4.50
Read It File It Review: Pearls and Poison by Duffy Brown was a delightfully fun read that had me grinning, yelling, and fist pumping! This whole series is one that I really have fallen in love with and can count on to make me laugh!
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