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Book Review of Death With an Ocean View (Kate Kennedy Bk 1)

Death With an Ocean View  (Kate Kennedy Bk 1)
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"Death With an Ocean View" by Nora Charles is a light mystery and the debut book in the Kate Kennedy Senior Sleuth Mystery series. It takes place in south Florida where Kate has recently moved into a condo. Right after closing on the condo, Kate's beloved husband, Charlie, died, leaving her in a place she really didn't want to be and alone with few friends. However, when the first murder occurs outside her building, she and other seniors in the condos take on the job of investigating whodunit.

This isn't a complex, multilayered mystery, but it is a fun, cozy mystery with humor and a few tense moments. Kate's dog serves to lighten things up, as does her friend, Marlene, who can be very funny, outspoken and loud. It's a fun read for anyone who wants to relax with a light mystery but who still likes a good murder to solve.

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