domenica 15 novembre 2015

Review & Giveaway: Love in the Time of Murder by D.E. Haggerty

Love in the Time of Murder
by D.E. Haggerty

Cover1bLove in the Time of Murder
(The Gray-Haired Knitting Detectives Book 3)

Cozy Mystery
Print Length: 165 pages
Publication Date: October 5, 2015
Self Published


In Love in the Time of Murder, the Gray-Haired Knitting Detectives face their toughest case yet. Delilah, or Dee as she wishes everyone would just call her already, is the granddaughter of one of the knitting detectives and her life is in a bit of a shambles. She finally manages to pry herself away from her husband’s clutches, move out on her own, and start her own business. But then her estranged husband is murdered and she’s the number one suspect. The Gray-Haired Knitting Detectives aren’t about to let one of their own get sent to the slammer and jump at the chance to search for the true killer. As if Dee doesn’t have enough problems, the knitting detectives decide that Delilah being a widow is the perfect opportunity to find her a new man and decide to put their matchmaking skills to use. Will Dee end up in prison for a murder she didn’t commit or will she be taking another walk down the aisle?
All books in the Gray-Haired Knitting Detectives series are standalones.

My Review

It 's a mystery really cozy. It sets in a small town whose inhabitants are bizarre and meddlesome but always willing to help each other.
Delilah was able to escape from an abusive husband and an infernal matrimonial life. Her grandmother welcomes her and gives her temporary shelter until she found a small apartment in which to start a new life. When everything seems to go well, her husband is found dead and she is the prime suspect.
It 's written very well, with a style simple, flowing, ironic and funny. The story is well plotted, the characters are colorful and warm, very realistic. It was light and easy to read, plenty of humor with a compelling mystery and some romance. The author hooks me from the start and I could not put it down.
I highly recommend this book!


About This Author

I was born and raised in Wisconsin, but think I’m a European. After spending my senior year of high school in Germany, I developed a bad case of wanderlust that is yet to be cured. My flying Dutch husband and I have lived in Ohio, Virginia, the Netherlands, Germany and now Istanbul. We still haven’t decided if we want to settle down somewhere – let alone where. I’m leaning towards somewhere I can learn to surf even though the hubby thinks that’s a less than sound way to decide where to live. Although I’ve been a military policewoman, a commercial lawyer, and a B&B owner, I think with writing I may have finally figured out what I want to be when I grow up. That’s assuming I ever grow up, of course. Between playing tennis, running much slower than I would like, trying to adopt every stray dog within a 5-mile radius, traveling to exotic new locales, singing off tune, drinking entirely too many adult beverages, addictively watching new movies and reading books like they are going out of style, I write articles for a local expat magazine and various websites, review other indie authors’ books, write a blog about whatever comes to mind and am working on my seventh book.

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