ld  falconAmy-Faye Johnson’s book club, the Readaholics, enjoys guessing whodunit in mysteries like The Maltese Falcon. But when a murder happens in their midst, they discover that solving crimes is harder that reading about them…

Amy-Faye has always loved her idyllic Rocky Mountain town of Heaven, Colorado. Her event-planning business is thriving, her fellow book-obsessed Readaholics are great, and her parents live only a few blocks away. But lately her hometown has felt a little less heavenly. First, she agrees to plan a wedding without realizing the groom is her ex-boyfriend. Then, Ivy, one of her fellow Readaholics, dies suddenly under mysterious circumstances.
The police rule Ivy’s death a suicide by poisoning, but Amy-Faye and the remaining Readaholics suspect foul play. Amy-Faye soon discovers that Ivy was hiding dangerous secrets—and making deadly enemies. Taking a page from her favorite literary sleuths, Amy-Faye is determined to find the real killer and close the book on this case. But finding the truth could spell her own ending…

*****

A Great start to a New series!

Love the ladies of the Readaholics group.  And the fact that they are a reader’s group that read mainly crime/mystery books…just like we do.

Laura has created a great set of characters.  Amy-Faye, the organiser.  Maud, the conspiracy theorist.  Lola, the plant nursery/florist.  Brooke, married money and animal shelter volunteer.  Kerry, a realtor and part-time Heaven’s Mayor.  And the late Ivy.

A well plotted and written novel.

5 Stars*****

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