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Tapped Out

(Jenny T. Partridge #2)

3.56  ·  Rating details ·  162 ratings  ·  22 reviews
Jenny thinks filling in as a dance instructor on the Hollywood StarMakers Tour will be easy money-until someone makes it clear that they want her to shuffle off to Buffalo. When other instructors start disappearing, Jenny, with the very attractive Detective Tate spotting her, vows that the show will go on.
Paperback, 272 pages
Published October 2nd 2007 by Berkley
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Phee Sunantarod
Jan 01, 2019 rated it really liked it
I randomly picked it up on sale where I didn’t expect much from it. I have to admit, I enjoyed it. I giggled a lot. It’s really my cup of tea.
Jun 20, 2008 rated it did not like it
Shelves: mystery, read-in-2008
I read this book even though I hated the first one. I do have to say that this book is a tiny bit better then the first book. It doesn't trash the Mormons like the first book, and the psycho dance mom stuff was toned down a notch.

However there were still parts of this book that had me rolling my eyes and wondering if the author was even involved in dance a little bit. This book is written like someone who wants to talk about dance and act like they know it but knows nothing about it at all.

Mar 29, 2008 rated it it was amazing
Tapped Out
Natalie Roberts
Berkley Prime Crime, 2007, 261 pps.
ISBN No. 978-0-425-21801-3

As a dance instructor, psycho dance moms seem to constantly bug Jenny T. Partridge, but in Tapped Out Jenny has more than psycho moms to worry about. Luckily, she has her police officer boyfriend, Tate Wilson, to try to protect her. Protecting Jenny seems to be a full time job for Tate.

Bill Flanagan, an old friend of Jenny’s, contacts her to help him out with a dance competition he is putting on in Ogden. Holly
Jan 19, 2009 rated it really liked it
Shelves: read-2009
I was pretty skeptical. Most of the bad reviews I saw said that Jenny was over the top about Psycho Dance Moms and the Mormons. I really didn't think I would like this one. But I did.

I did not read the 1st book in this series but I didn't feel lost. I really enjoyed the relationships between Jenny, Tate, and her friends. Again, I am wondering why cozy writers ALWAYS have the boyfriend be a cop. Why can't we have a female cop best friend, or a gay male friend as the cop, or anybody else!?! Mom, D
Aug 27, 2007 rated it liked it
Shelves: cozy-mystery
Book 2 in the Jenny T. Partridge Dance Mysteries. This is such a fun, light mystery. I love the characters. They are quirky and have a great sense of humor. Jenny is still struggling to make ends meet. So as a favor to a friend, she takes up a side job to be an instructor for a dance competition that just rolled into town. However, the extra thousands bucks doesn't come easily. Especially when Jenny starts receiving threats and instructors start disappearing! ...more
Apr 07, 2015 rated it really liked it
Shelves: challenge
Really enjoyable second entry in the series with Jenny getting involved with the murder and mayhem surrounding a traveling dance competition run by an old friend that comes to town. I didn't even notice that there was no body until after 100 pages into the book it was so entertaining. I really like the characters. The one thing that annoys me is how often the MC and other characters refer to her using her middle initial - who does that? A small price to pay for a good book though. ...more
Jun 28, 2008 rated it it was amazing
I love Jenny and all of the crazy things that seem to happen to her. I like that she is trying to follow her dream of teaching dance, yet is struggling each month to pay her bills. I like Tate and wonder what is in his past that he doesn't want to talk about. ...more
Sep 17, 2008 rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: fans of cozy mysteries
Shelves: mystery
This is a fun, light series with interesting, quirky characters. Jennifer T. Partridge is an appealing heroine, and the Ogden, Utah setting and the culture are spot-on. Not all LDS people are like those in Jenny's world, but every neighborhood has at least one. ...more
Shelley Petersen
Mar 24, 2009 rated it liked it
This is a fun read. A little off the wall, and not very realistic when it comes to the conflict, but fun to read about local places I know pretty well, and also her viewpoint on the mormons from a non-member way of seeing things.
Mar 09, 2008 rated it really liked it
I just really like these books! Laugh-out-loud funny, easy to read, although a bit irreverent. This series doesn't require a lot of brain power, it's just a fun read and the main character is just so quirky and charming. ...more
Mar 31, 2008 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: novels, mystery
This book was just as good as the first one. I can't wait to read the third one in the series. Thanks for such a great series Natalie!! ...more
Kathy McCullough
Sep 21, 2008 rated it really liked it
A crazy book about a dance teacher in Ogden, UT with little girls parents out to kill her! A fun read
Sep 27, 2008 rated it liked it
This book was just a quick, easy, fun read. I like reading the Jenny Partridge books because they are set in Ogden, Utah and it is fun to read about areas that I'm familiar with. ...more
Mary Elizabeth Morton
Nov 05, 2015 rated it really liked it
Looking forward to reading the final book in this entertaining dance/mystery trilogy.
May 27, 2011 rated it liked it
Dance competitions, mystery and funny Mormon stories. Great fun! Lots of laughs, but not a gripping mystery story.
Apr 20, 2010 rated it liked it
This is another good book in this series.. a bit predictable though! Off to read #3!
Nancy H
Dec 19, 2012 rated it really liked it
This is the second in an excellent series about ballet teacher Jenny T. Partridge. It is a quick mystery that will appeal to fans of the 'cozy' genre. ...more
Jul 14, 2010 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I really like this little series. I am glad the cliches got cut down. I am sad there is only one more book in this series. :(
Apr 30, 2011 rated it really liked it
Shelves: read-2011
This is the 2nd in a very short-lived series of fun cozy mysteries. Jenny is a great character and I enjoyed the story. I read the first one a few years ago and this one was as good as it was.
Nov 30, 2010 rated it really liked it
I really liked all 3 of the Jenny T. Partridge series books. Too bad there aren't more of them (that I've found anyway.) ...more
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Terri Gilbert
Easy breezy read, perfect for a Sunday afternoon. Fairly formulaic mystery - attractive, hardworking young woman without much money has a habit of finding bodies and/or solving crimes; typical love interest with hunky detective.
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