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On Location (Rita Farmer #3)

3.89 of 5 stars 3.89  ·  rating details  ·  19 ratings  ·  5 reviews
“A crackerjack tale.” —Seattle Post-Intelligencer on The Actress

Sometime actress and full-time single mom Rita Farmer chases her sister into the wilds of Washington state when she doesn’t return from scouting for film sets in the latest in this spirited series.
Hardcover, 384 pages
Published August 3rd 2010 by Minotaur Books (first published 2010)
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LA actress-turned-law student Rita Farmer heads into high adventure and a load of trouble in the forests of the Pacific northwest to search for her missing sister and sister's fiance. At the same time, her on-again off-again boyfriend, PI George Rowe, becomes involved with the fiance's wealthy family's problems, and the two meet up in the wilderness during a raging storm/flood, in the exciting climax of this adventure-mystery. I enjoyed the humor and action of the first two well-plotted Rita Far ...more
I find it a little bit funny that I have (so far) rated each Elizabeth Sims book that I've read with three stars out of five, yet I have distinctly different reactions to each of them.

The Rita Farmer books are just plain better than the Lillian Byrd books, but I think that has as much to do with the publisher as it does with the author's writing experience. I can't rate them on the same scale because the genres are different - when it comes to lesbian murder mysteries (Lillian Byrd), the standar
Dec 29, 2010 Rachel rated it 3 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: Mystery and Romance readers
Recommended to Rachel by: NBRC group members for December Reading Challenge
I liked the romance and mystery going on at once. I rarely like a totally smoochy book nor do I like a flat out mystery. Romance and mystery was definitely well balanced in On Location. The book was easy to read and read quickly. Each chapter left you wanting to read the next, but not so much that you felt frustrated that the chapter ended right in the middle of things. I am always glad when chapters close correctly because most of the time I do not have a chance to sit down and read, read, read ...more
night music -- bring on the clowns ♫
Detection by intuition and body language awareness rather than typical clues and logic.
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Elizabeth Sims is an American author and writing authority. Her novels include the Lambda Award-winning Lillian Byrd crime series and the Rita Farmer mystery series, and she writes frequently for Writer's Digest magazine, where she is a Contributing Editor.

Booklist calls her work "crime fiction as smart as it is compelling," and Crimespree magazine praises her "strong voice and wonderful character
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