For Love of Livvy (Esposito Mysteries #1)
After her favorite aunt is found dead and an alarming box is mysteriously left on the doorstep of her aunt's house now legally hers, Lavinia Esposito wants explanations. But, having cleared the package of explosives, the local cops are dumbounded by the precious stones which came without an explanation, just an address, her Aunt Livvy's. Frustrated by the cops' refusal to...more
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Just don't read it expecting a mystery or a cozy mystery.
Although frustrated by the unexpected genre, I can't make myself rate this lower because it was decently written and I liked the main character, except when she was obsessing about men and se...more
Not a bad read in itself, but too much like Plum when it isn't.
This was meant to be a quick fun read to use between chapters of another book
that I am reading, The Rise and Fall
of the Third Reich ( important chapter
in European history but horrific to
contemplate) It was diverting, but the mystery seemed so derivative of the Stephanie Plum series without its wonderful character humor or funny plot points.
From a personal standpoint, I'd have rated it higher if there had been more substance to the plot and less emphasis on the romance but for me "it was okay" was the best I could say.
Livvy, her romantic feelings for two men. The mystery of the death of her Aunt lead her to many dangerous occurrences. I have download the next in the Series. DIRTY TROUBLE #2 and will continue to read the rest of Ms. Griffin's books.
With 5 books written and more in the works, JM's first book in the Vinnie Esposito series published in February of 2009. The first and second Vinnie Esposito novels have been re-released through Lachesis Publishing. The third novel in the series, Dead Wrong, was released in ebo...more