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Southern Peril (Jersey Barnes Mystery #3)

3.8 of 5 stars 3.80  ·  rating details  ·  59 ratings  ·  8 reviews
It's only when Morgan has a close call with death that he confides in Jersey: his father may have been murdered, and Morgan thinks he knows why. But he can't divulge further details without opening the door to his own humiliating secret, and risk losing Argos.

While trying to keep her zany father and his poker buddies out of trouble, and exploring unfamiliar territory with
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Hardcover, 320 pages
Published June 23rd 2009 by Minotaur Books
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Shirley Worley
Jersey Barnes' retirement as a security specialist is temporarily put on hold - again- as her judge friend call in a favor to check up on her younger brother, Morgan, who has recently relocated to take over their parent's thriving restaurant after their deaths. Getting Morgan to trust her is like pulling teeth from a chicken, but when trouble gets too hot to handle, he turns to Jersey. Morgan confides in Jersey his suspicions about his parents deaths and the troubling conversations overheard at ...more
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My least favorite part of this book is that it concludes the Jersery Barnes series. The initial appeal of this series for me was the setting - the North Carolina coast. I don't tend to be a mysteries fan, but I'll give most anything set in the modern day south half a chance. A silly reason for reading a book? Maybe.

I was drawn in from page one. Hook line and sinker. Jersey Barnes is a sassy, sexy, witty ex-military private security specialist. She's tomboy while still being feminine and sexy. A
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Debbie Maskus
#3 Jersey Barnes series set in Wilmington, NC. Ox and Lindsay are away and Jersey must utilize the help of Brad, a DEA agent, to stop a drug ring and help three doctors and a restaurant owner. As usual, the exploits of Spud, Jersey's father, are comic relief. This is a quick read mystery with little depth. Again, this is like Janet Evanovich without the nasty language and constant sex. A great way to spend an afternoon.
Karen Sullivan
Jersey Barnes is a smart, gutsy broad and her cast of supporting characters are endearing. This is less of a who-dun-it than a how-do-we catch-him. An entertaining read.
Sue
A little mystery, a little romance, a lot of humor! What I like to call an easy read!
Amy
Still a funny mystery, but don't know that it was as good as the first one.
Suzanne Young
Fun series with an engaging heroine
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T. Lynn Ocean was first published in the 'North Myrtle Beach Times' (a small town weekly) but only after getting on one knee to beg the editor and offering to write for free. That was in 1995 and T. Lynn wrote the 'Humor Me' column for a year.

She went on to write freelance for various magazines and newspapers but her passion has always been fiction. Her first book, 'Fool Me Once', was published b
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