Knockdown (Home Repair is Homicide Mystery #14)
Jacobia “Jake” Tiptree is deep in her latest home improvement project—repainting the porch of her lovingly restored house in Eastport, Maine—when she notices the man repeatedly biking past her house. His face is unsettlingly familiar, but his chilling message seems inexplicable: Blood shows up again. Murder will out. Then there’s the anonymous email warning her to beware t...more
Could it be that Graves is getting tired of Jake and only continuing the series out of inertia?
Jake’s past coming back to put her in dang...more
I just didn't buy the motive that because multiple years earlier Jake did not loan a huge amount of money to a stranger deadbeat that was already heavily indebted to the mob then his son all these years later would come after her? Why? If he wanted to get revenge it would make much mo...more
I picked this book up randomly, not having prior knowledge that it was a series book, I just thought the plot was interesting so I took it. I'm sad to say i found it disappointing, and it just wasn't able to capture my attention for a few reasons. First of all, it was way longer than it needed to be, it took so long to get to the freaking point! Secondly, I think the author focused way too much on unimportant little details, pretty sure 1/3 of the book was just about mixing concrete and paintin...more
Fast forward; the boy is now a man, a very sick man. And Jake is in his sites. But the book veers off course by discussing friends and home repairs way too much. The ending is predictab...more
* Home Repair is Homicide