Ghost of a Chance (A Chintz 'n China Mystery, #1)
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: August 5th 2003
Publisher: Berkley Books
Pages no: 262
Edition language: English
Series: A Chintz 'n China Mystery (#1)
I don't care enough to keep reading.
Emerald O'Brien owns Chintz 'n China where visitors can get tarot readings and tea. She finds herself investigating a death when the dead woman asks her for help. She also has to deal with the fact that her son is exploring magic and has managed to complicate the issue. Along with her friends she...
★★★★☆ I liked this one quite a bit, but maybe that is because I’ve always wanted to own a tea shop. And live in a small town. Or perhaps I rated this higher than other readers because I didn’t buy it but borrowed it from the library. I also like a little romance with my mystery, so this was just ...
I liked this though I didn't love it. I liked Emerald O'Brien and her two kids, Miranda and Kipling. I even liked her best friend Harlow Rainmark. I did not, however, like the overly detailed running of the china shop or the placement of her many cats. It took quite a while to get into the story ...
Slow, Boring. Too much talk about logistics (who was taking care if the kids, who was minding the shop, where the cats were). Skimmed the last 100 pages and that still took too long.
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