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Stuck (The Penningtons Investigate, #2)

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Meet the Penningtons: Lyssa, Ph.D. Economics, and her husband -the handsome Brit- Kyle, Ph.D. Computer Science. When their clever minds ask questions, clever killers can't hide. Murder never entered the picture until Fritz Van Derzee decided, at long last, to clear his name. Who stuck a jeweled stiletto into his desktop after stabbing him to death? Fritz's daughter, Emma, ...more
Paperback, 308 pages
Published March 18th 2017 by Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
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Sep 12, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Good easy fun read. It was one you just sit down and enjoy. You become a player in clue trying to figure out the pieces. But it doesn’t overwhelm or flummox you. It just has you wanting to be a part of solving the mystery.

Fritz truly wasn’t a nice man at times. He was very blunt and that offends people. I think he was just trying to help but was doing it the wrong way. this got him enemies and that made a long list of suspects when found dead.

Lyssa at times drove me nuts. She was so wanting to k
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Ever Leigh
Sep 08, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: mystery
I truly enjoyed this book, I couldn't put it down. Everything from great characters who felt real to the setting and pacing.

The thing I was most happy with this time was the fact that the story seemed to really flow smoothly.
Humor along with mystery and intrigue really make for a wonderfully written and fun to read novel!

I was kept on my toes to the very end. I was invested in both the story as a whole as well as each and every character. There were surprises along the way that had me gasping o
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Valerie
Jun 29, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
4.5 out of 5 stars rounded up.

This was a great read and tho' it didn't quite hit a "5" on my scale, it's a solid "4.5"! This book was a lot of fun for me. I had planned on reading the first book in the series before tackling this one, but life happened and that didn't. Thankfully, I didn't feel like I was missing a ton of important back story, maybe a little bit, but not too much.

I enjoyed the characters in this book. Lyssa and Kyle seem like people who I'd want to be friends with. They're intel
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Bailey Ember
Sep 29, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: mystery
This was a fast paced read that literally took only half a day to finish the story for me, I couldn't put it down.
Fun, addictive, and full of surprises. There wasn't any time to have my mind wandering. From the get go, there was lots of things happening at once. It was a full ride!

The writing style was simple and the narration was easy to follow. The imagery had me immersed in the mystery. The characters were rich and well portrayed. The smooth flow of the tale kept me stable even through the su
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Erika
Jul 06, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: cozy, mystery
Try as she might to resist the pull of getting dragged into another investigation, Lyssa Pennington finally lets herself be persuaded to help her former student, Emma, to clear her father’s name. After proclaiming his intent to prove himself innocent of embezzlement, Fritz Van Derzee ends up dead. Lyssa and her husband Kyle try to track down the missing funds, and find themselves in the line of fire. Lyssa and Kyle are a sweet couple, each with their own strengths, which makes them a good invest ...more
Gina Stamper
Dec 16, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: mystery
C.T. Collier has great attention to detail and makes everything from the setting, to the characters feel very real. She has written a very compelling novel. The characters are so captivating and readers will be invested from the get-go.
There is so much more to this novel and it will keep you on your toes to the end. It makes for a wonderfully written and very suspenseful novel. Definitely fast paced and filled with surprising moments.
Samantha Turley
Nov 03, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: mystery
Light and Fun, C.T. Collier’s novel Stuck will have readers captivated by her characters.
The characters are real and very well developed, they make it easy for you as the reader to be drawn into.
This novel was very easy to follow. There was something wonderful about how simple it was. I didn’t have to overthink things, but it kept me guessing enough in the mystery aspect.
Cami Hensley
Sep 08, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: mystery
Dive into a mystery with C.T. Collier.

I loved the balance between the lives and personalities of the characters and the mystery they were dealing with. There is a lot going on and the characters have a lot they have to get through while trying to uncover clues.

The mystery elements in these novels are always very well done. Collier creates scenarios that are not easy to unravel and keep you invested throughout the entirety of the novel. I don't want to be able to figure everything out too early
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C T Collier grew up in Seneca Falls, NY, left the area for college and jobs, and always wanted to return to the Finger Lakes. After careers in high tech (networking software) and education (teaching and learning with technology), she lives today in a beautiful small city on one of the prettiest of the Finger Lakes, not unlike fictional Tompkins Falls on lovely Chestnut Lake. Most days you’ll find ...more