With her nearly broke and practically homeless mother about to land on her doorstep, Robyn Guthrie learns that desperation can play havoc with a daughter's scruples. Otherwise, why would she even consider kidnapping a goat and holding it for ransom?
D.C. Brod is the author of the Quint McCauley private detective series and the contemporary Arthurian thriller Heartstone.
The main character, Robyn Gutherie, is delightful. She thinks and does things that are funny. I found myself laughing out loud as I read and wanting to read passages to friends. Robyn may do things I wouldn't consider, but don't all chara...more
Robyn, a freelance writer in her mid-40’s, has moved to the Chicago suburb where her 84 year old mother with onset dementia lives in a nursing home. A fair amount of the money set aside for her care has been lost in a crooked investment. Our heroine, and her accountant Mick (a former jockey), decide upon a plan to steal Sassy, the goat companion to a rich guy’s prize racehor...more
Book description: With her nearly broke and practically homeless mother about to land on her...more
She loves her mother so much but could not afford keeping her in the beautiful nursing home where she was.
At the beginning she used her mother's savings to pay for her mother's care but that was gone at the beginning of the book. She had to figure out some way of supporting her mother's care. Robyn was a freelance w...more
Payback and revenge cover the love story that lies at the heart of Getting Sassy. It's a fun read that kept me entertained.
(By the way, it's definitely not fine literature.)
So now I've looked for more books by this author. Seems my library doesn't carry them. If I want to read more I'll have to buy them. That's a disapointment.
"Caper fans will relish Brod's offbeat stand-alone thriller....more