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Grounds to Kill

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  • Posted January 26, 2013

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    Fun! Exciting! Entertaining!

    Jen is a snarky, slightly quirky barrista whose ex-boyfriend cheated on her with her 1/2 sister, who has just turned up murdered. Kind of makes Jen look guilty, because she is the one who found the body while in the process of throwing dog poop, yep, LARGE dog poop, into her sister's apartment.

    Add to this, Jen's father is a homeless man with mental issues, who refuses to speak and has suddenly disappeared. Did I mention that Jen has a spirit guide that uses auto-writing to communicate cryptic messages to her, or that she has a weird old lady for a neighbor, who is the apartment watch patrol?

    Jen also has two very good friends, who stick by her, no matter what.

    So, if Jen didn't kill her sister and neither has any of the suspects Jen puts on her list, who did? Where is her father? What does the drag queen have to do with any of this?

    Wendy Roberts has a cute, fun read here with a hint of romance, mystery, and a lively heroine who made em laugh with her antics, attitude, and her mouth! There is a touch of 'tongue-in-cheek' throughout this light, murder mystery!

    A copy of this book was provided by NetGalley and Carina Press in exchange for an honest review!

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 7, 2013

    Lattes and murder :D

    Lattes and murder :D

    1 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted June 20, 2014

    Cozy mystery with a touch of paranormal. Jen is a barista with a

    Cozy mystery with a touch of paranormal. Jen is a barista with a homeless father and an itching hand that writes messages from the month. Unfortunately, her life is about to get worse – her boyfriend is cheating on her, his fling turns up dead, and her Dad is the number one suspect. Interesting mystery, but the main character lacked personality, and the story was riddled with adjectives. Suspenseful, at times humorous, but all in all, just “okay”. I received a free copy of this book in exchange for an honest review.

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  • Posted February 28, 2013

    Grounds to kill keeps you guessing till the end who the bad guys

    Grounds to kill keeps you guessing till the end who the bad guys are. It is a murder mystery that Barista Jen Hamby wants to solve, with her friends. Why she feels the need to investigate the murder is simple. She found the body and hated her. Misty was her half sister,who slept with her boyfriend Arthur. The other suspect the cops have is her father. Her father who is homeless,doesn't speak to her for years but comes by the coffee shop a lot lately and hands out fliers for missing dog out all over. He does not have a dog even.

    Jen also has a left hand that has a mind of its own and writes messages to her. Jen's hand wrote on the bathroom mirror that Arthur slept with Misty. So Jen kicks him out. For her hand is always right. She does not tell to many people that fact. She has two good friends that try and help her when they can. The guy she works with wants to be better friends.

    Jen keeps getting into more trouble the longer she looks for the truth. Even her ex-boyfriend thinks she could be the killer. Arthur wants Jen to give him a second chance.

    It was not a book to easyly decide what catergory of books it is. I liked it because I had no idea where it was leading. Loved the different characters. It was easy to follow the story and keep track of the characters. Some good humor.

    I would read another book in the future of Wendy's.
    I was given this ebook to read and asked to give honest review of it when finshed by Netgalley.
    Publisher: Carina Press (January 7, 2013) 181 pages ASIN: B00A22UVJG

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  • Posted February 22, 2013

    Good Read

    It took a couple of chapters to really catch my interest but once I figured out the characters, I was hooked until the end. There were a few things not explained or concluded but if the author writes another one with this heroine, maybe she will answer some of those dangling threads.

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