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Sweet Dreams, Baby

4.50  ·  Rating details ·  20 ratings  ·  14 reviews
Who killed Judge Shaw Buchanan aka “the hanging judge,” on the day of his wife’s funeral?

When Harper Buchanan, the judge’s estranged daughter, witnesses her father’s murder in the small town of Barley, New Hampshire, she promises to find his escaped killer. She hires local private investigator, Finn O’Rourke to track down the shooter. Soon, they are working together, and ...more
Paperback, 412 pages
Published June 29th 2017 by Nora LeDuc
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Oct 24, 2017 rated it it was amazing
There were a lot of peripheral characters in this book and, especially early on, I had a little trouble keeping everyone straight in my head. The mystery (and murder) happens fast, then it’s a roller coaster ride to the end.

I enjoyed the writing style and following the clues. The romance between Harper and Finn was steamy, but slow percolating – I appreciated that because I’ve read too many insta-love romances lately, it seems. Sweet Dreams Baby was a suspenseful read that kept me interested an
Naturalbri (Bri Wignall)
Oct 17, 2017 rated it it was amazing
This was a wonderful read! I loved the problem-solving, detective feel to it, but also the gripping thriller side to it, making it a very exciting and interesting.

I really liked the main character, and felt that the author created a brilliant lead, and surrounded that character with secondary characters that created a very well-rounded story. The author made the our leading lady very strong, intelligent and full of personality, which I loved.

The pace was excellent and really helped create a sto
Alicia Huxtable
Jun 03, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I don't know where to start. What starts out as a family funeral for Harper's mother quickly goes downhill with the murder of her father. What ensues definately takes the reader on a Rollercoaster ride of epic proportions. Definately a recommended read. ...more
Vicki May
Jun 24, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I received this book as an ARC. Sweet Dreams, Baby is the first book by Nora LeDuc that I have read but it certainly will not be my last. Harper arrives home to care for her dying mother and plan her funeral hoping to make amends with her estranged father. Following an incident at the funeral home, Harper and her father arrive home only to find a stranger with a gun. All hope of healing the past vanishes as Harper's father is gunned down in the driveway. A fast paced mystery ensues as Harper mus ...more
Jun 29, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: have-read
On the day of her mother's funeral, Harper's father gets into an verbal arguement with Harper's ex father in law at the funeral home. Then when Harper and her father finally get home, someone shoots him right there in the driveway with Harper in the car! She hires Finn O'Rourke and ex local policeman, and now a free lancing private investigator. As they work together to find the killer, they both notice the chemistry between the two of them. Can they overcome what they feel and find the killer? ...more
Jun 28, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I actually can't say enough about this book - and I'm not going to try.

Well written? Check
Exciting plot? Check
Sexy, badass characters? Check
Interesting twists? Check

This book delivers everything you want from a romantic suspense, and then some. Do yourself a favour and get your hands on a copy!
Ally Swanson
Nov 08, 2017 rated it it was amazing
---4.5 Stars---

I love a good suspenseful, mystery book and this book did not disappoint!

There was quite a bit going on in this book, and it definitely kept me entertained to the very last page!

This book is about solving the murder case of Judge Shaw Buchanan that his daughter, Harper Buchanan witnessed. Although they were estranged she vows to find his killer and bring him to justice. Harper hires Finn O’Rourke, a local private investigator to help her on the case. It isn’t long before they’re w
Oct 31, 2017 rated it really liked it
3.75 stars

“Sweet Dreams, Baby” by Nora LeDuc is part of the ‘Love and Mystery in the ‘6-oh-3’ series. This story follows Harper Buchanan as her estranged relationship with her father ends abruptly with his murder. Her search for justice prompts her to enlist the aid of Finn O’Rourke, who has his own history with the inhabitants of the small town of Barley. Both Harper and Finn have their own painful histories to deal with, and their unexpected attraction complicates the investigation that just m
Amy Shelton
Jan 21, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Independent Reviewer for Archaeolibrarian - I Dig Good Books!

Well, I love me a good suspense, thriller, romance filled story. This book had it all!

The overall premise of the story seemed intriguing and had me interested. Once I started reading the story, I was absolutely blown away. The story was incredible. It was full of twists and turns and was chilling at times. It had a sweet little romance side of the story as well. It was a well rounded, well written, incredible read.

Details and descripti
Sherry Lynn
Nov 01, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Get the laundry going. The crock pot on. A glass of sweet tea and a bottle of wine. Then crack it open. This one is hard to put down! Get ready for a 5 star read!

From the first few pages this reader was totally absorbed and engaged.

I loved the fast paced ride.

I loved the characters. They swept in and captured my attention.
The sparks that fly between Harper and Finn had me wanting to have a 'sit down' with them from time to time. They needed a little nudge toward each other.

This was a fun twis
Heather Martin
Sweet Dreams, Baby

So far this is my least favorite of the series and, most definitely, my least favorite of female characters in the series. I had hope initially for Harper but I was done with her at 19%.
Oct 03, 2017 rated it it was ok
DNF @ 20%
Vonda Sullivan
Aug 29, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Wonderful! Kept me on the edge of my seat with suspense.
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