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Galya Popoff and the Dead Souls
by Julia George (Goodreads Author)
It's five a.m. in the little California coastal town of Santa Maria del Lobo, and Professor Galya Popoff is waiting for her poodle to finish his rest-stop by the college Campanile. In the darkness, two hundred feet over their heads, Chancellor Siegfried ("Nazi") Nottbeck is honing his free climbing skills. Suddenly, his body plunges out of the night sky and hits the bricks ...more
Kindle Edition, 304 pages
Published December 17th 2012 by book baby
(first published December 15th 2012)
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Feb 15, 2016 Julie rated it it was amazing · review of another edition
This is a funny, goofy, silly novel with quirky characters. It's a murder mystery solved by a Russian teacher, an actor, a budding reporter, and a poodle. Their investigative methods are often hilarious and loony, but they're able to get the job done. I recommend this to anyone who can suspend his/her disbelief enough to enjoy a silly read.
Jan 22, 2013 Julia George rated it it was amazing · (Review from the author)
Recommends it for: anyone who loves to laugh
This book is laugh-out-loud funny. The farcical situations the characters get into are crazy but totally believable within the context of the plot. Galya Popoff is an eccentric, loveable sleuth, a well-rounded creation who is bossy but warm-hearted, intelligent and creative. The narrator, her son, the out-of-work Hollywood soap star, is charming, sexy and sympathetic. The third member of the sleuthing trio is an absolutely adorable poodle named Kroshka who, as Lance says, is Sherlock Holmes in a ...more
Julia George is the pen name of a husband and wife writing team - Julia Odegard and George Kovach. Julia and George haven't always been writers. Most of their adventures have been in the world of the theater. They've both acted and directed. George also produced plays and made documentary films. Julia has designed costumes and sets and performed in commercials. Along the way she ran her won interi ...moreMore about Julia George...