The Cha-Cha Babes of Pelican Way
Would you move a dead body for the sake of your best friend? Ask cha-cha babe Celia Ewing, a sixty-five-year-old widow who has just settled into Boca Pelicano Palms, the Florida retirement community of her dreams. When Celia’s best friend Marcy calls her and their friend Deb for help in the middle of the night, they find a naked Marcy trapped under the body of her beau, th...more
Then one evening, Marcy calls in a panic. She’s trapped under a naked dead man. She begs Celia and Deb to help her mov ...more
Celia found new life with her retirement community in Florida, and in particular with her two friends Marcy and Deb. They all Cha-Cha together and Celia has found the greatest freedom just from dancing and being with her new best friends. But when other residents start dying inexplicably, suddenly Celia and her friends find themselves in danger and the targets ...more
Author Frances Metzman has written a clever murder mystery with The Cha Cha Babes of Pelican Way. This one had everything needed to make it successful - humor, suspense, and great characters. Marcy, Celia, and Deb are a very likeable characters that will keep the reader interested in their antics.
I found myself enjoying every part of this story. The book is ‘filled with humorous, witty observations about retirement communities, the realities of g ...more
Celia, Marcy, and Deb all live in a retirement community where they became friends at first sight and learned to leave their worries behind through the cha-cha. Marcy lives on thrills, Celia is reconnecting with herself, and Deb’s quick tongue makes for perfect comedic moments. Through Celia’s descriptions, it seemed as though the trio had settled into an average lifestyle in ...more
This was such an unexpectedly fun and uplifting read! I read a lot of thrillers and this proved to be the perfect reading palate cleaners for me - a cozy mystery that had just enough suspense to hold my attention, and more than enough laughs to keep my giggling all the way through.
Maybe it was the fact that the story centers around a trio of women who have an amazing friendship - they are flawed and honest and caring a ...more
3 friends at an over 55 development in Florida live, laugh, and dance together until they are suspected of murdering the elderly inhabitants where they all live. From chapter to chapter you suspect everyone and the final few chapters pul it all together. This was a very enjoyable and engaging book and a perfect summer read.
A very good book, highly recommended!
Many thanks to the publisher and Netgalley for this ARC