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Killer Charms

(Darling Detectives #3)

3.72  ·  Rating details ·  155 ratings  ·  11 reviews
If he could really see the future . . .

Logan Sinclair is nothing but a fraud. Or at least that's what Inspector Andie Darling, undercover on the streets of San Francisco, is determined to prove. Sure, the sexy Scotsman may say he's a clairvoyant, but Andie's never believed in second sight—or love at first sight. So why does his sweet talk turn her into a lovestruck fool?

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Paperback, 384 pages
Published August 26th 2008 by Avon
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Ana María
Si bien me sacó de una sequía en la que nada me venía bien, a partir de la mitad hubo cosas que no me cuadraron. Especialmente de la vida de Logan. Digamos que es un policial, con homicidios y fantasmas que nos quieren decir cosas. Bastante tensión sexual, dos escenas Hot y algunos preliminares.
Mojca
This is another example of blurb-writer never reading the book. Because according to those few lines on the back cover this was supposed to be a gripping, hot and sexy, suspenseful book.
It was none of the above.

I found myself skimming the pages more and more toward the end. Though the hero was a hottie (and Scottish to boot, what more can a gal want?) the chemistry between him and his heroine was non-existent (it was only due to a couple of randy ghosts that they even graced the sheets). And I w
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Julie (jjmachshev)
Sep 06, 2008 rated it liked it
Shelves: 2008-reads
If I could, I'd give the book 3.5 stars...
Marianne Stillings writes contemporary romances with a sassy, feel-good kick. Her latest, "Killer Charms" is about a female cop assigned to go undercover and con a conman. But it only takes a few days before the cop realizes there's something 'special' about this conman and something wrong with her boss instead. Then, there's the dreams she's been having lately about a woman who lived 100 years ago...

I enjoyed most of the book, but it just felt 'pat' aft
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K.C. Riley-Gyer
May 11, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Darlin’

I first read this as a paperback years ago and led me to five others of her books. Once I get into ebooks, I knew I had to get this. I love the story and the characters. This will always be a re-readable favourite of mine.
Janet
Mar 31, 2021 rated it liked it
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3+ stars
Linda Verhage
Mar 24, 2021 rated it really liked it
Undercover, pink pockets 33 ( 3e deel fam. Darling)
Kassandra
Of the Darling Series, this one was my least favorite. I had no connection with Andie as this is the first time you meet her in the series of books. At least with Nate and Ethan i know the dynamic going in because of their appearances in previous books. Andie was hard to connect with.

I felt like the book was a mash up of things. The ghost angle was cool and believable because of the face that the paranormal was brought up in Nate's book. What i didn't like was that that ghosts had no connection
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Laura
Nov 19, 2008 rated it it was amazing
I think this might be my favorite of the Darling siblings books (this is the 3rd in the series following Arousing Suspicions and Satisfaction). Andie was a great characters and the chemistry with Logan is sizzling!
It is a fun book that is "charming." The suspense is good, although I'm sure a lot of people can figure out the bad guys earlier than it is revealed.
I've read a few of Marianne Stillings books and so far all of them have been worth it and keep me coming back for more. They are witty a
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Chris
May 31, 2013 rated it liked it
Shelves: fantasy, romance
Logan is a con-man who says he can talk to the dead.

Andie is a cop who wants to bust him so she goes undercover.

The relationship between the two is interesting. Then some ghosts get involved. And a very old murder is solved.

Interesting if you like the ghost angle.
Amber
Jun 23, 2009 rated it liked it
This one is hard for me to explain. I really liked the idea of the book, and I really liked both the heroine & hero, but I did not like them together. I'm not sure why but it felt forced, and I didn't feel in chemistry. ...more
Katie
Jul 22, 2012 rated it really liked it
I've really come to live these sexy mystery books especially by Marianne stillings, she's great! This was my last book by her unfortunately. Hoping she'll come out with something new soon ...more
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Marianne entered the world in the usual way, eleven days before Christmas way back in Nineteen, uh, something. The first child born to a Santa Barbara, California heating and sheet metal contractor and a former “Rosie” (as in WWII airplane riveter), Marianne was named after a character in a book. Hmm. Auspicious? A harbinger, foreshadowing things to come?
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