Rächerin der Engel (Beaufort & Company Mystery #3)
Granted, this is a myst ...more
Anyway, the series is set in Savannah, Georgia, and the heroine, Brianna Winston-Beaufort, is a de ...more
What seems to be a suicide case turns out to be murder as the victim has been shot twice---the first time to paralyze h ...more
Brianna Winston-Beaufort, kurz Bree genannt, ist Rechtsanwältin und eher für ungewöhnliche Fälle zuständig. Ihre Klienten sind bereits tot und müssen vor dem himmlischen Gerichtshof vertreten werden.
Bree selbst ist ein Mensch, ihre Angestellten sind alle Engel in verschiedenen Formen.
In diesem dritten Band nun soll sie einen Bankier vor dem Fegefeuer retten und muss sich dazu in dessen irdisches Leben mit Frau, Kind und Freunden begeben. Dab ...more
The nitpick I had with the previous books was that the author leaves us behind at the ...more
Bree Winston-Beaufort, Esq., has accompanied her gorgeous sister Antonia to an estate auction. While inspecting a desk, she is surprised to hear someone ask her to help him. Since the Russell O'Rourke, owner of the desk had recently committed suicide, she assumed that the voice belonged to him, and set out to help his spirit "pass through".
Upon investigation, though, the deat ...more
I find too much description about bickering and nervous habits. A little antagonism ...more
Once again, Bree is contacted by a dead individual - at the auction for the deceased's possessions, no less - begging for her help.
Russell O'Roarke is officially considered a suicide, given that his investment banking business went bankrupt amid accusations of improper behaviour and an investigation by the SEC. In fact, had he lived O'Roarke was looking ...more
I love that these mysteries are pieced so neatly into a drama without being dram ...more
I had a great deal of trouble differentiating the characters here. Perhaps it was the narration, but the new hire seemed a lot like Lavinia to me. Moreover, Bree is ...more
In this installment, Bree thinks she is being summoned by the ghost of a dead scoundrel who embezzled millions. What s ...more
This one had a lot of twists and turns as much as it showed the evolution of Bree in her new role as an advocate. She enjoys what she's doing, even if it causes sleepless nights and haunted law offices.
There is not as much scary stuff as in the pa ...more
This book is very well written, the characters are interesting and the story just keeps on getting more interesting all of the time. T ...more
In this book Bree is contacted by a spirit while at an auction with her sister Anonia. However when she goes to the records department has nothing about the spirit filing for an apeal. This is just the first in a series of unexplainable events that are about to unfold. So, not only are you (the reader) in the dark, even ...more
The twists at the end didn't seem like they had enough hints in the earlier text, the last few chapters could have been a whole different book. In the end it seemed too easy for everyone. Mysteries should be harder to crack.
I obtained this book through the First Reads Giveaways program.
Law school hasn't prepared Bree to appeal cases for the dead. After inheriting her great-uncle's haunted law firm, she must now represent ex-banker O'Rourke, who supposedly killed himself after losing a fortune. But with a merry widow and evidence mounting, it's beginning to look like murder. So Bree and her team of angels begin to investigate. But Bree soon discovers that someone would rather see her deceased than debriefed.
Stanton’s career as a fiction writer began with the publication of her first novel, The Heavenly Horse from the Outermost West, in 1984. A beast fable similar in tone and theme to Watership Down, it was pub ...more