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Oh Holy Fright

(Betsy Livingston / Pecan Bayou Mystery)

4.18  ·  Rating details ·  49 ratings  ·  15 reviews
It's Christmas in Pecan Bayou, Texas. Join Betsy (aka The Happy Hinter) for a good old small-town Christmas complete with Christmas carols, over the top light displays, delicious food, loving friends and…a Christmas Creeper. One of the residents of Pecan Bayou has a secret and you'd better lock the door because that isn't Santa out there or even a stray elf. Enjoy spending ...more
Kindle Edition, 255 pages
Published October 31st 2018
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Carla Johnson-Hicks
This is the first book I have read in the Pecan Bayou series, but I will try and go back and read the others. I enjoyed meeting Betsy, the Happy Hinter and her family and friends living in Pecan Bayou. Betsy makes a great protagonist as she is smart, works for the newspaper and has the trust of others in the community. She is also pretty good at schmoozing others. When Betsy's Aunt Maggie accidentally shoots and kills Joe, the choir director and retired mail carrier, Betsy is sure that someone e ...more
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Dec 01, 2018 rated it really liked it
Entertaining cozy mystery. I enjoyed the characters and setting.
Dec 27, 2018 rated it really liked it
oh pooh ... i am sorry i have not reviewed this silly book ... as a book reader ... who read, listens and reviews lots of books ... sometimes books due go lost in my kindle ... i can't help it ...this kindle is a bit tough to organize ... always wish that Amazon would do something to organize with an update or something??! any who ... to the point ... love the cover!! great read. newbie to this author. humor gets me every time ... loved it! a Christmas Eve sale, murder, burglaries, nighttime cre ...more
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Review of O HOLY FRIGHT! By Teresa Trent
(Pecan Bayou Book 8)

In tiny Pecan Bayou, Texas, where everybody knows everybody and they all pull together as a community, the Christmas Festival is of huge importance (despite the lack of snow) and the citizens look forward to it all year long. Betsy Livingston, her weatherman husband, and their three children are all anticipating the Festival and the Holiday, and Betsy is rushing to photograph the outlandish lights display some of the residents manage, a
Nov 23, 2018 rated it really liked it
Written in colorful, often humorous, phrases, once again this book conveys small town tendencies to keep up with what the neighbors are doing. There is a strong sense of family loyalty as well in this series.
With the holidays upon us, and kids always asking for toys or the latest electronic games, parents are bombarded by sales offers and need to find a way to make ends meet. Even the preschool set is trying to make sales in order to earn a prize. On the other end of the spectrum, someone is tar
Mar 28, 2019 rated it really liked it
A convincing sense of time and place invites reader s to explore the small town of Pecan Bayou at the approach of Christmas. Though I’m new to the series, I quickly felt attuned to the characters (even the one singing seriously out of tune) and ready to delve into clues of mystery and chaos. The story provides enough clues for the reader to stay ahead of most events, while still keeping secrets to the end. A fun combination and a nice introduction to a series that I’d like to read more of.

Elaine Gecowets
Jan 07, 2019 rated it really liked it
What a cool premise for a book.

This book is full of Holiday twists and turns .Pecan Bayou is all decked out for Christmas with a home style parade and community Christmas Eve service. It sounds to good to be true .Everything is wonderful until the local post man/ choir director is murdered,right outside Aunt Maggie's house..And Aunt Maggie is holding a gun that she has shot into the air..This is looking very scary for the family. Then the six burglaries on Christmas Eve ..What more could go wron
Alice Hazelbaker
Nov 23, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Holy Fright, indeed!!

In this Christmas cozy you will find reverse mortgage dealers, a crazy Christmas Eve sale, a murder, a rash of Christmas Eve burglaries and a nighttime creeper. And there is plenty of crazy to go around!! Join the little town of Pecan Grove for a joyous and utterly crazy Christmas!
Lori Spinks
Jan 01, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Oh Holy Fright

I loved this book. The characters were real down to earth people,you could believe they were real people. The mystery was fat paced and written very well. I have never read one of Teresa Trent mysteries before but if the other mysteries are as good as this one, I will be looking for more.
Dec 26, 2018 rated it it was amazing
I looked for Christmas Mysteries to read this month and came across this book. One look at the cover and I was hooked. I had not read anything by this author before. I really enjoyed it. Love the characters and the storyline. A great book for those that enjoy Cozy Mysteries.
Nov 30, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Cute holiday themed cozy

I really enjoyed this Christmas mystery. The characters were enjoyable and the plot entertaining even though a little predictable. A fun read.
Dec 21, 2018 rated it really liked it
Charming, clean and Christian - loved the humane society of the village (Christmas message isn’t here) except for the murder, thefts, drugs, and ... 🙃 Nicely written and interesting. Recommended.
Toni Gomes
Dec 04, 2018 rated it liked it
Hints were the best part

Annoying how clueless the characters were, on the bright side the hints and recipes were a nice bonus. A good book for middle schoolers.
Stanley McShane
Nov 28, 2018 rated it really liked it
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Cute cozy with a curious concept! Yay, another cozy with an atypical plot! Betsy Livingston, the local paper's "Happy Hinter" of rural, small-town Pecan Bayou, Texas is preparing for Christmas with her blended family. (Another plus, unusual family setting and low-key on the romance angle.) Everyone is preparing for Christmas, contending with an off-key, ear-splitting soloist in the choir, and confronting a Christmas Creeper.

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Teresa Trent writes hilarious cozy mysteries that take place in the small towns of Texas. She will be branching out with her first historical mystery series, The Swinging Sixties debuting in January 2022 with Level Best Books.
Her popular Pecan Bayou Series takes place in the Hill Country of Texas while her Piney Woods Series is in East Texas. Two very different worlds.
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Betsy Livingston / Pecan Bayou Mystery (9 books)
  • A Dash of Murder (Betsy Livingston / Pecan Bayou #1)
  • Overdue for Murder (Betsy Livingston / Pecan Bayou #2)
  • Doggone Dead (Betsy Livingston / Pecan Bayou #3)
  • Buzzkill (Betsy Livingston / Pecan Bayou #4)
  • Burnout (Betsy Livingston / Pecan Bayou #5)
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