The continuing saga of Sarah Booth Delaney, Deep South private investigator. This one was more satisfying than the previous book in the series because it moves the romance further along. The story's a humdinger, too.
One of the best in the Miss Zukas series. When librarian Helma Zukas starts a Local Authors project, she can't foresee how many things are going to change, including the murders of two of the authors. But she's also fighting battles on the personal front -- her romance with the local police chief is on the ropes, her cat is missing (maybe catnapped), and her friend Ruth has returned to Bellhaven and taken over her spare room.
Carnegie Kincaid is helping celebrity wedding planner Beau Paleire with the nuptials of a famous baseball player and a Goth musician. When a murder occurs and Boris the Mad Russian -- Carnegie's florist friend -- is jailed, she sknows she has to clear him. A fun read (although big baseball fans will notice a couple of factual mistakes). Recommended.
It seemed like it would be a simple heist -- just pull some cash from a wall safe -- but complications ensue. And thatlovable burglar Bernie Rhodenbarr unexpectedly finds himself immersed in a plot to find a Latvian bad guy. There are so many subplots that it isn't always easy to keep up with them. But Bernie manages to tie all the loose ends together by the last page.
This is one of Block's best about burglar/bookseller Bernie Rhodenbarr. Two seemingly unconnected parts of his life -- a mysterious Eastern European beauty with whom he see Bogart films nightly and a commission to steal some documents -- come together in a fun and unexpected way.
Jabe returns home to Kankakee, Illinois, to help with a citywide garage sale organized by Tim, her friend and partner in the antiques business. But she also stumbles onto murder. More character development in this installment in the series.