Miss Julia Strikes Back (Miss Julia #8)
It's lonely and boring in Miss Julia's normally boisterous town, what with husband Sam off on a long-planned tour of Russia and Hazel Marie vacationing in Mexico with Mr. Pickens. After inviting twenty-five of her closest friends to a party in her hom...more
Miss Julia has her friends over for a dinner party. The party is over as soon as Miss Julia discovers she's been robbed. All of her most treasured keepsakes are missing. She learns that she isn't the only one in town who has been robbed either.
Well Miss Julia's mind is made up. She isn't going to take this lying down and soon enlists the aide of an investigator of sorts. This finally ends up with her rag tag gang of friends along with the P.I. on a stake ...more
Miss Julia Strikes Back
Ann B. Ross
Reviewed by Julie Failla Earhart
After a less than stellar seventh outing with Miss Julia Strikes Back, Ann B. Ross continues the tales of the tales of Mrs. Julia Springer, known around Abbottsville simply as Miss Julia, with Miss Julia Strikes Back. This southern magnolia is anything but quiet and demur; she quite feisty for a woman “of a certain age.”
Almost all of Miss Julia’s family has gone out of ...more
Miss Julia’s new husband and friend are each away on their own dream vacations, so she decides to throw a party to occupy her time. Unfortunately for Miss Julia, the day after the party, she discovers her prize engagement ring missing. Someone has stolen several of her friends’ jewelry too. Miss Julia is determined to get her possessions back, before her loved ones return. The search takes Miss Julia, Little Lloyd and Miss Wiggins on a wild adventure down to Florida in hopes of catching ...more
I love, love, love it when a character has an internal 'war' going on, and Miss Julia never disappoints. Whether its deciding what to do when her late husband's paramour shows up on he ...more
Miss Julia's husband has gone on a tour, that he paid for before he met and married Miss Julia. Hazel Marie and Mr. Petite are both out of town. Miss Julia holds a party for her friends, and afterwards discovers her engagement ring and wedding band have been s ...more
In the absence of J.D. Pickens, Julia must turn to another investigator, Frank Tuttle. If we thought her initial encounter with Mr. Pickens was a hoot, the one with Mr. Tuttle is funnier many times over.
Tuttle turns out to be quite a handful, literally, ...more
I didn't remember I'd already read this one, so read again. It has second meaning to it, as last month we had burglars come into our home and stole all my jewelry. Maybe it was meant to be that I read it again. I really like those stories. Feel good, old fashioned Southern read!
First Read: Feb. 15. 2013Miss Julia is back and better than ever. She comes home one day to find that hers and Hazel Marie's jewelry has been stolen, and of course, she is not in the least cont ...more
Ann B. Ross
The irresistible, indefatigable Miss Julia is back, turning the tables on a thief who chose the wrong belle to burgle
Having earned a devoted following for her rollicking antics and unshakable poise, Miss Julia's eighth outing begins with an unfortunate discovery. Her cherished engagement ring-an exact replica of Princess Di's-turns up missing after a party, making her the latest target of a Florida- based g ...more
In this book only Miss Julia and Lloyd are center stage, although they take along Etta Mae Wiggins. They are off to search for the crooks who broke into houses all over town stealing jewelry, incl ...more
The more I read the Miss Julia books ...more
The book is typical Miss Julia madcap hilarity, her proper Southern ladylike wa ...more
That being said, Miss Julia is a no-nonsense Southern Lady ...more
I would recommend that you read ...more
The book is one of the most hilarious cozy ever. Light hearted, but never a boring moment. The main character is a cut up. Loved it. I would read again and there are not many cozys I would do that with except Agatha C ...more
As always, this was truly enjoyable.
I'm liking these books, absolutely loving Miss Julia's clear hypocrisy.