Nearly Departed in Deadwood
The first time I came to Deadwood, I got shot in the ass.—Violet Parker Irony is having a big ol’ fiesta and Violet Parker is the piñata. Little girls are vanishing from Deadwood, South Dakota, and Violet’s daughter could be next. Short on time and long on worry, she’s desperate to find the... show more
The first time I came to Deadwood, I got shot in the ass.—Violet Parker
Irony is having a big ol’ fiesta and Violet Parker is the piñata. Little girls are vanishing from Deadwood, South Dakota, and Violet’s daughter could be next. Short on time and long on worry, she’s desperate to find the monster behind the abductions. But with her jerkoff co-worker trying to get her fired, a secret admirer sending creepy love poems, and a sexy-as-hell stranger hiding skeletons in his closet, Violet just might end up as one of Deadwood’s dearly departed.
Publisher: Corvallis Press
Pages no: 376
Edition language: English
Series: Deadwood Mystery (#1)
This is the story of a single mom, Violet, who has had to regroup and start a new life. She moved in with her artistic aunt and became a real estate agent in Deadwood. She also has to sell a house within a week or find a new job. She is handed a few quirky characters who become her clients. One of m...
Got as a freebie (pretty cool as this was a full length novel).Overall, I thought it was okay. It had a decent mystery. Not a lot of suspense. Violet annoyed me. For one, she is a realtor who is in a business relationship with 2 men, both of whom she also has the hots for. One of them she goes ...
This was a fun and entertaining haunted house mystery. The main character, Violet Parker, is sassy and fun. There was such a variety of characters to love, hate, and laugh at in this book that it made reading the story that much more enjoyable.
This is going on my cozy-mystery shelf, even though it really doesn't belong there, but I'm not sure where else this genre jumping book (and series) should go. What I do know is that this book is a really fun read! Humour, a good mystery, lots of creepy, and oh wow the sexual chemistry going on! T...
This book really didn't stand out to me the way I expected it to. It read like a traditional cozy mystery. Cozy lovers I am sure will love it.