How to Host a Killer Party
Don't let murder crash your party. Presley Parker was just happy to get her party planning business off the ground. Now she's gotten the gig of the year, planning Mayor Davin Green's sumptuous "surprise" wedding for his socialite fiancée, to be held on Alcatraz.But when the bride is found... show more
Don't let murder crash your party. Presley Parker was just happy to get her party planning business off the ground. Now she's gotten the gig of the year, planning Mayor Davin Green's sumptuous "surprise" wedding for his socialite fiancée, to be held on Alcatraz.But when the bride is found floating in the bay and the original party planner is found murdered, Presley becomes the prime suspect. If the attractive crime scene cleaner, Brad Matthews, doesn't help her tidy her reputation, she'll be exchanging her formal wear for prison stripes...
Publish date: February 2nd 2010
Publisher: New American Library
Pages no: 320
Edition language: English
Series: Party Planning Mystery (#1)
I wanted to like this and get into it and all that jazz but it couldn't hold my attention past page fifty. Also, Presley had all the earmarks of a heroine that would be TSTL and I didn't care enough about the secondary cast to want to read anymore.It just wasn't my thing.
When it comes to cozy mystery with 1st person narrative, the key, for me personally, is that I have to at least like the main character so that I want to follow her sleuthing journey. Unfortunately, I find Presley Parker to be ANNOYING AS HELL!!! Not only she tries to diagnose everyone she meets, sh...
If the author had mentioned the main character had ADHD one more time, honestly I would have set fire to the book. The story itself was good, the plot interesting and the premise intrigued me but at the end, I didn't like the main character. Her habit of diagnosing everyone she met with some ab. p...
Started out slow, but picked up steam as it went along. A murder at a party on Alcatraz. How'd Presley get caught up in the whole thing!