Ugley Business (Sophie Green Mystery #2)
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Ugley Business (Sophie Green Mystery #2)

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Sophie Green, the worst spy the British secret service has ever seen, is back and she’s in love—with a car.

Book two of the Sophie Green Mysteries.

Her best friend is being stalked, and to find out why, Sophie has to solve a murder committed fifteen years ago. Complicating the case is Docherty, whose brooding eyes and Irish accent get Sophie almost as hot as his Aston Mar

Kindle Edition, 312 pages
Published (first published 2007)
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With 2 sick kids, a husband that had meetings for two straight days this book was the perfect get away. I lost track of time reading this book either on the couch with the kids or later that evening. Super easy, super silly, and a super escape from reality. Will I read the next book in the series? The next one I read may be by the pool enjoying the summer time ahhh....
I enjoyed this book just as much as the first one. A fast, fun, read, it was great for laying poolside on vacation.

I would definitely recommend this to anyone who like quirky, fun chick-lit myseteries.
Michelle Corman
I love this series! Cannot wait to start the next book!
Shanyn Hosier
Sophie Green is back in all her lovable, disorganized, spunky glory. If you like snappy, snarky dialogue chockablock full of vulgar Brit slang and dry Brit humor, this is your series. An extensive familiarity with Buffy the Vampire Slayer might also help with some of the jokes, but I still enjoyed the story without it.

The friendship between Sophie and her friend, Angel, is warm and believable. The chemistry between Sophie and Luke continues as hot as ever. And then there's the mysterious Irishma...more
Karen Syed
I am so hooked on this series. Kate Johnson has one of the freshest voices I have read in a long time. Her stories tickle me to no end, despite being mysteries. the dialogue is always snappy, the characters are always real enough to live down the road from you and Johnson knows how to make setting a great part of her stories.

There are so many dimensions to her books that I can't seem to make myself stop reading. With each page I read, I dread going on because I know eventually I will get to the...more
I am starting to like this series. It has a lot of the trademarks of the Stephanie Plum books although it is set in England.
I loved the first book in this series and I was dissapointed with this book. There were several loose ends, or a lot of detail on topics that didn't really seem to tie in to the rest of the story. I felt like the mystery component of this story was sorely underdeveloped in contrast to the relationship aspect of the story regarding Luke and Sophie. Whereas the first book in the series had a great mystery, this book did not.

I thought this book could have been much better. I did enjoy it, but not...more
I am loving the Sophie Green books. She is a great character. I want to read the other books in this series. The combination of humor and mystery is great. Throw in the mentions of some of my favorite things like Buffy, Stephanie Plum and all the British stuff. It is like my catnip. Love it.
Very fast and funny, quite like the first one, but too many lose ends. Too many whys and hows to which I found no answer. I will certainly read the next one though. The heroine is crazy (we should ask a psychiatrist to read the book and diagnose her) and she's got that wonderful sense of humour I so much love. Is it so, that the idea of fun for the British always involves getting drunk? How peculiar.
I absolutely adored the first installment of the Sophie Green Mysteries as the heroine is just your average girl. She doesn't have super powers, is far from perfect and has a great sense of humour. The sequel does not disappoint either, the story is fast paced and it's difficult to put the book down: think Bridget Jones meets MI5. I'm looking forward to reading part 3: A is for Apple.
Chick lit spy caper, a la Stephanie plum but without....? Quick and easy read, no brainer, fun. A great deal of willing suspension required, particularly the re- arrangement of a charity ball. Seriously.. Sophie as a spy is one thing, but event management is another thing altogether. Still any girl who loves Buffy is a friend of mine
Cassiday Tamillo
Funny, easy read. Lots of loose ends, so will have to continue to hopefully get some answers. The heroine is a little looney, but in a very entertaining and familiar way....if I were British (and a spy) it might almost be like reading about, probably not.
Another great read by Kate Johnson, I've grown addicted to the wonderful, witty and sometimes wacky world of Sophie Green. Excellent writing, brilliantly funny characters, I love how this series is developing.
I liked this better than the first one, I think. More excitement and mystery. Except there is lots of language I take offense to. So, I was disappointed about that.
This was really good. All the lead in from the first book and the prequel helped make this one go by fast because most everything was already explained.
Meredith Kaupp
Was in the mood for a Stephanie Plum/Izzy Spellman type of book and remembered this series. It hit the spot. (Sophie is even a Stephanie Plum fan.)
Laugh-out-loud funny. I giggled like Anderson Cooper! This series is what Stephanie Plum was like in its heyday! Really fun and funny!!!
Fast-paced, quirky and sexy like the first one, slightly less funnier. But veeery entertaining all the same.
More fun with Sophie and the gang in this second book of the series. I thoroughly enjoyed it.
Lori Whitwam
Book 2 held up to book 1. Fast, funny, good tension, well-paced plot, good flow.
I don't care I love Sophie Green! Luke sounds pretty cute too
Johnna Ehlendt
Loved it! Can't wait to read the 3rd book!
A fun series. Light "summer reading" books.
Nov 09, 2007 Janessa14 rated it 2 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
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this book brings you in to a diffrent place..
Joan Thompson
Great book with humour and action.
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Kate Johnson lives in rural Essex where she belongs to a pride of cats and puts up with a demon puppy. She did actually do most of her homework, but quickly so as to have more time to stare out of the window thinking about heroes. Stay in school, kids. Kate has done a variety of not-particularly great jobs, ranging from airport check-in to lab assistant, but much prefers writing for a living. For...more
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