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Killer Focus ( A Mrs. Avery’s Adventure, #1)

5 Hoots!!!!

I was lucky enough to get an Advanced Copy of this book before it came out and I am happy I did! It is no secret that I love cozy mysteries but all cozies are not created equal. I’m serious, some cozies that I have read were horrible and made no sense at all. This book on the other hand was very refreshing! Piper is a 50 year old woman who sold her business and was trying to figure out what to do next when her godmother made her an offer she could not refuse. Her godmother is trying to revitalize a plaza near the beach and was hoping that Piper would take photos of the area and show case them in her gallery.

While taking a walk and taking candid photos in the town she ends up witnessing an altercation between these 3 men and something in her gut told her to take pictures of it. Later on she ends up going to take pictures of the beach when she notices that someone was laying down behind an umbrella. What made that strange was that it was raining a little bit ago, and while looking closer she realize that there was blood beginning to pool underneath him. That is what sets this cozy mystery into motion.

The pacing of this book was perfect. There wasn’t a moment that I felt like I was getting filler. Every moment built upon itself and I could not put this book down. In fact I ended up reading this book in one sitting! Piper was a smart and clever main character. She was intuitive and very observant which is why the Chief believed that she would be an asset to helping Joel. She knew everyone in the town, so it honestly just made sense that she would help so that Joel wouldn’t give up his cover.

I really enjoyed that the murder was just one piece of the puzzle in this book. Yes, it was the main focus but it lead to them being able to figure out who in the police station was helping out the “bad guys”. It was honestly brilliant how everything came together at the end. I am really looking forward to reading the rest of this series when it comes out later this year.

If you are looking for a gripping cozy mystery this is the one for you! I actually is available to everyone today! To get your hands on a copy you can visit

Mrs. Avery’s Adventures

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Book 20 Introduction: Inferno

So, I really needed a nice pallet cleanser after reading Beautiful Creatures. That book was a very boring read and I really wanted to read something that would most likely be good. I have read Angels and Demons as well as the Davinci code before so I know that this book has potential. Can’t wait to get started!


Author: Dan Brown   Pages: 461

Synopsis from Amazon:
Harvard professor of symbology Robert Langdon awakens in an Italian hospital, disoriented and with no recollection of the past thirty-six hours, including the origin of the macabre object hidden in his belongings. With a relentless female assassin trailing them through Florence, he and his resourceful doctor, Sienna Brooks, are forced to flee. Embarking on a harrowing journey, they must unravel a series of codes, which are the work of a brilliant scientist whose obsession with the end of the world is matched only by his passion for one of the most influential masterpieces ever written, Dante Alighieri’s The Inferno.

Dan Brown has raised the bar yet again, combining classical Italian art, history, and literature with cutting-edge science in this sumptuously entertaining thriller.


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Book 19 Introduction: Peril in the Old Country

I am really excited about my next reading selection! I actually got this book for free in exchange for an honest review! That is so exciting for me and I will be taking reviewing this book very seriously! So let me get the introduction of this book out of the way so that I can start reading! Continue reading “Book 19 Introduction: Peril in the Old Country”

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Book 18 Introduction: Beautiful Creatures

For my next reading selection I have selected the book Beautiful Creatures. I’m actually reading this because my husband said that they were going to discuss the movie based on this book on his favorite podcast and he wanted me to read the book so that he can find out how different the book was from the movie. Continue reading “Book 18 Introduction: Beautiful Creatures”