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Catch an Honest Thief (A Haven Mystery #1)

4.09 of 5 stars 4.09  ·  rating details  ·  22 ratings  ·  4 reviews
Alexia is trying to protect Haven's most valuable asset. Going undercover and stealing the crystals to prove it can be done seemed like a great idea--until a real thief showed up. Bait and switch is suddenly a dangerous game of cat and mouse.

Confessing her part in removing the crystals might aid Chris, the gutsy new security chief, but it would cost Alexia her job and her...more
Paperback, 220 pages
Published May 5th 2011 by Bear Mountain Books (first published 2009)
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Vicki Tyley
For me, this was a case of don't judge a book by its cover. Instead of the light-hearted cozy the cover suggested, I found this to be a taut, pacy hi-tech mystery. My sort of reading.

A big thank you to the person who recommended it.
Wow! What an exciting mystery with a unique and intellingent lead character, psychiatrist
Alexia. I was initially reluctant to buy or read this book because of it's futuristic "sci-fi" description that isn't usually my cup of tea. Boy, was I wrong!!! Many thanks to the author, Ms. Schneider, for sharing this engaging mystery with me. When I first started the book, it was a little disconcerting not to know more about Haven and it's place in the world. This concern was quickly resolved as I got mor...more
This book is very hard to categorize: set in the near future with gadgets = scifi? protagonist looking to solve a mystery = mystery? characters involved in chase across dessert including rattlesnakes, rampaging dogs and trustworthy horses = adventure? protagonist becomes romantically interested in one of the other characters = romance? Well, it was all of those and more.

So, while I have a hard time categorizing it, I have no trouble saying that if you like one or more of the above, you'll like t...more
Mlpmom (Book Reviewer)
This was a really fun read. I really enjoyed the storyline and all the characters.
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