Thursday, June 30, 2016

Drop Dead Handsome by M K Scott

She's living her dream by running a bed and breakfast.  Money is tight but she loves cooking and catering to her guests.  She's not thrilled by the idea of her class reunion students filling up her home but the money will be good.  She never expected murder!

The author and Goddess Fish Blog Tour sent me a copy of this book to read for review (thank you).  You can grab a copy on Amazon now.

Donna goes for the cheery innkeeper look as the guests begin arriving.  Her sarcastic female enemy has shown up.  The handsome boy she had a crush on shows up with his wife.  An older lady that thinks she's a sleuth is visiting.  There's a Father Christmas, too.  And the nerd that had a crush on her has arrived too.  Arnie is still hopeful she's available (she is but not for him).  Ever since the poem he wrote about her called her a hot mama, she's tried to stay away from him.

She still hopes that her relationship with the local cop will blossom into something more.  With Arnie around, she's asks him to come to the reception that night and pretend he's her boyfriend.  Things get interesting quite quickly when everyone begins drinking.  The handsome man beds the old girlfriend.  The wife hides in her room.  The sleuth drugs the drinks so everyone will sleep well and she can search for the rumored diamonds in the building but she falls asleep, too.  Everybody wakes up in the morning except for the handsome man.  He's nowhere to be found.  Even worse, his real wife has shown up and wants to know where he is.  He must have been a real womanizer to be married and have two girlfriends at the reunion. 

They find his body in the woods.  He's been shot.  So Donna and her cop friend start looking for clues.  She runs a very clean facility but she finds some dirt when she starts cleaning their rooms.  There's counterfeit five hundred dollar bill under the bed...

This is a cozy mystery at its best.  Odd characters full of quirks and a crooked trail to the truth make it a fun read.  This is the second in this series and stands alone fine.  However, you might want to read the first book, too.

Happy reading and good luck!

The author will be awarding a prize to multiple winners such as $50 Amazon Gift Cards, $15 Target or Groupon Gift Cards and other GCs and books to randomly drawn winners via rafflecopter during the tour.  Enter HERE.

Follow the tour and comment; the more you comment, the better your chances of winning. The tour dates can be found HERE.


Goddess Fish Promotions said...

Thanks for hosting!

morgan said...


Your Book Faerie website is pretty cool. Thanks for hosting our book, Drop Dead Handsome.

Jo Ann Hakola said...

Thanks, Morgan. I'm in love with books as you can tell!