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Partners In Crime (Hubbert & Lil #1)

3.58  ·  Rating Details  ·  80 Ratings  ·  16 Reviews
Partners In Crime is the first in Katy Munger's Hubbert & Lil mystery series, writing as Gallagher Gray. This debut novel introduces the wonderful 84-year old Auntie Lil, an unstoppable character who makes Auntie Mame look wimpy, and her buttoned-down 55year old nephew T.S. Hubbert. On his first day of retirement from the venerable private bank, Sterling & Sterling ...more
Kindle Edition, 313 pages
Published March 21st 2011 (first published December 29th 1991)
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Edwina
Jul 02, 2014 Edwina rated it really liked it
I thought the plot was relatively well woven. It kept me on my toes, given how long the book was!
Pat
Jan 21, 2015 Pat rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: mystery
Retired employee and aunt solve murders at his former company.
Pretty good.
Elaine Hoffer
Oct 19, 2014 Elaine Hoffer rated it it was amazing
This was another good murder mystery without any gory details and kept me in the dark until the end of the book. I really enjoyed it and would recommend it.
Mkellykearsley
Sep 07, 2015 Mkellykearsley rated it liked it
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Fun read
Sherry
Jan 11, 2013 Sherry rated it liked it
Shelves: mystery, 2013
This is a well-crafted mystery, very entertaining. Hubbert has just retired and right after his retirement party, one of the partners in the firm is murdered. He is called back in to help with the PR nightmare that ensues. He brings in his very curious, shrewd, and sprightly octogenarian Aunt Lil to help him figure out the case. The characters are well drawn and the story well-written.
107rinoNeko
Aug 15, 2012 107rinoNeko rated it liked it
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Auntie Lil は魅力的だ。しかし彼女が T.S. のそばにいると、必ず彼が有能な壮年から「何で何で」少年に成り下がってしまい、彼の魅力を損なっている。いちいち T.S. が Lil に質問するのは読者への説明のためにだと思うが、あまりにも頻繁すぎる。作者は読者の察知力を随分と低く見積もっているようだ。
読みながら、テンポが悪いと感じていたのだが、場面の切り替えが遅いか、もしくは書き過ぎているか。印象的なセリフや情景描写があって、次に改行スペースがあれば、場面が変わると思うだろう。ところが、何事もなかったかのように同じシーンが続いてしまうのだ。これで何度も肩透かしを食らった。
ストーリーはとても良い。序盤の展開の遅さに我慢できれば、後半は一気に読める。
Lisa Lewis
Classic, Agatha Christie-esque murder mystery. Well-written, nice twists at the end, not predictable. The author creates characters and setting that feel real. But, in the end, not all that enthralling. I won't be chasing down the rest of the books in this series.
Carol
Jun 14, 2012 Carol rated it really liked it
Just finished this old-fashioned whodunit. Loved the fact that it kept me guessing. Good characters, interesting setting,multiple murders in the financial district. It is a little slow getting started. That is the only downside.
Halia
May 24, 2012 Halia rated it it was ok


Very slow starting, but got interesting if you can make it through it. The characters were over developed And all seem unlikeable. Aunt Lil was unbearable, and T.S was unrealistic.
Jack
Jan 07, 2013 Jack rated it liked it
T S Hubbert, just retired, teams up with his Auntie Lil to investigate the murder of one of the partners at his old firm. Entertaining thriller.
Pat
Jul 04, 2012 Pat added it
So you think you have retired? Not so for the hero of this book. A few surprises before the murderer is declared.
Shelly
May 24, 2012 Shelly rated it liked it
An amusing mystery. Auntie Lil was a bit much but T.S. was a nice, realistic-enough character and I enjoyed him.
Alice
Aug 27, 2012 Alice rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: mystery
Lillian figures out the clue that the murder leaves.

Hubberts faith in his people-judging is questioned.
Anita
Oct 29, 2012 Anita rated it did not like it
Got halfway through before I gave up. Just couldn't find the humor or the interest.
P.A.
Dec 22, 2012 P.A. rated it really liked it
A very good mystery. Well thought out details of the crimes.
Emily
Jun 15, 2012 Emily rated it liked it
Another good mystery.
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