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Murder Can Run Your Stockings (Desiree Shapiro Mystery #13)

3.66  ·  Rating Details ·  92 Ratings  ·  14 Reviews
Wisecracking New York detective Desiree Shapiro always offers queen-sized entertainment. This time, a client wants her to nab his old aunt's killer. But things get sticky as the suspects keep multiplying-and Dez's tepid relationship with her hot neighbor Nick starts to simmer.
Paperback, 272 pages
Published February 7th 2006 by Signet
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Ellen
Sep 14, 2012 Ellen rated it really liked it
Addicted to this series and loving it!, September 14, 2012
By Ellen Rappaport (Florida)
This review is from: Murder Can Run Your Stockings (Desiree Shapiro Mystery #13) (Mass Market Paperback)
On a flight back from a wedding in Minneapolis Desiree finds herself seated next to Ben Berlin, an attorney, on his way to his Aunt Bessie's funeral in New York. During their conversations Ben reveals his sorrow over the loss of his Aunt who apparently died after a fall down her basement stairs. Ben state
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Dharia Scarab
May 19, 2016 Dharia Scarab rated it liked it

Since I don't normally write reviews unless I have something specific to say, here's the break down of how I rate my books...

1 star... This book was bad, so bad I may have given up and skipped to the end. I will avoid this author like the plague in the future.

2 stars... This book was not very good, and I won't be reading any more from the author.

3 stars... This book was ok, but I won't go out of my way to read more, But if I find another book by the author for under a dollar I'd pick it up.

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VJ
I've read this book before...and barely remembered who did it, let alone how or why. It took me a few days to get through this book. I guess I just didn't really believe the main character as a licensed PI. The sharp amateur sleuths in most cozy mysteries are smarter and quicker and infinitely more interesting.

The only thing this PI has going for her is that she doesn't idiotically put herself in harm's way without packing heat.

I guess I just found the character too flat to waste any time readi
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Kim j
May 12, 2012 Kim j rated it really liked it
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I have read most of the books in the series and this one was not one of her best. I agree with the others that the ending was flat. It just ended. It seemed like she spent to much time on characters that are well known,.even if read as a stand alone, to much background and not enough story. I only have 3left to read and I hope they are better because I love Dez. Before this book I would say, sorry you are not writing anymore but maybe Dez needs to retire.

Bye Dez, loved you when you were good &a
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Bumbershootbears
Nov 25, 2012 Bumbershootbears rated it did not like it
Nice enough story with a pleasant main character. The ending left me very irritated. Everything was wrapped up abruptly in the last few pages and a number of questions were left unanswered. I even checked to see if pages were missing.... I bought this book used for a dime - and feel I about got my money's worth. Also - never did figure out how the title related in any way to the story - but I'm nitpicking now because I didn't like the end.
Linda
Jul 21, 2011 Linda rated it liked it
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It's been a while since I've read one of these and while I liked the story I found some things really annoying with the characters. I still plan to read the last two entries in the series but this one didn't seem as good as other entries in the series.
Margaret
Jul 29, 2011 Margaret added it
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Enjoyable - my second read in this series. I thought the ending of this one was rather flat. I like the character of Desiree a lot though - she has the right mix of intelligence and humor and a little self-doubt which keeps her humble.
Eileen
Jan 27, 2012 Eileen rated it liked it
This was an okay read... I finished it, so it kept me interested, but the ending fell way flat. I'm not running out to find the next book, if there is a next book.
Mary Newcomb
Desiree Shapiro is triumphant! She manages to solve the seemingly accidental death of her airplane seatmate's Aunt Bessie and turns a corner (with Nick!) in her personal life.

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Selma Eichler is a freelance writer who lives in New York with her husband. She is the creator of 'Desiree Shapiro', private eye in New York City.

Series:
* Desiree Shapiro Mystery
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