First of all, I must say that the Spellman's are serious nutjobs! If they were real people, they'd all be sharing a room at the local sanitarium. All of the family members are part of Spellman Investigationgs and it has gone to their heads. Instead of investigating real cases: they investigate each other, they tail each other, they break headlights and tailights on each others vehicles. It's totally nuts. Kind of like a "Three Stooges" episode.
When the narrative finally gets to the Snow case it becomes interesting and keeps you reading but the family hoopla gets aggravating real fast. I guess it's supposed to be funny - and it is - but it gets on your nerves quickly. The story is in the first person of 28 year old Isabel Spellman but it reads like a teenagers diary. Except for the youngest (14), all the characters are between 28 and 50 but they all act like teenage boys one upping each other. I enjoyed the Snow mystery but I certainly would not continue the series. One encounter with the Spellman's is enough for me.