Monday, April 19, 2021

Shrimply Deadly by Maggie Toussaint Great Escapes Tour Review


About the book ...

When veterinarian and amateur naturalist Jasmine Garr is shot in her yard, residents of Shell Island press caterer River Holloway into investigating the homicide. River dons her amateur sleuth cap and sets out to discover who killed her former catering customer.

Between Jasmine’s estranged cousin, a rival veterinarian, a wild animal trapper, the chicken lady, and a real estate broker, River has plenty of suspects to consider. As she peels back the layers of Jasmine’s life, dangerous secrets come to light

Jasmine’s orphaned kitty, Iris, along with River’s cat Major, and her husband Pete help River sift through the evidence. At the same time, River recently expanded her catering business. She must service her regular catering clients, plus provide fresh baked goods for Pete’s ice cream shop.

The killer follows River’s every move relishing the thought of another victim. Time is running out. Will River solve the murder before she becomes a cold dish?

An others are saying ...

From rampaging alligators to kidnapped chickens to a treasure hunt for an extinct Georgia tree, the reader is taken on a ride. As River begins unearthing clues to find out who killed the veterinarian, she finds the victim had her own secrets.

~Cinnamon, Sugar, and a Little Bit of Murder

There are surprises for River and the reader as clues and misdirections are scattered throughout. The pace is good, and the chickens, alligators, and cats add a whole new dimension. Shrimply Dead is an enjoyable cozy mystery.

~Christa Reads and Writes

Shrimply Dead was an interesting read. . . . I particularly enjoyed the way the various characters were portrayed . . .

~Literary Gold

And I thought 

I just love this series.  

River is a super fun Character who is filled with determination when it comes to sleuthing and discovering answers when it comes to crime and murder.  And helping people in need of she can.  Even if it ends getting her into some tight situations! 

I enjoy the cooking scenes and the  new collaboration  between River and Pete and his Ice Cream Shop.  

I enjoyed the the twists and turns in the plot and riding along with River as she followed leads and searched for clues.

Shrimply Deadly was a great read and I am anxiously awaiting for the next book in the series. 

I received a complimentary copy.

My review will appear on retail sites and Good Reads.  

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  1. Thanks for hosting SHRIMPY DEAD on it's Great Escapes Virtual Tour here at My Reading Journeys. It is a pleasure to be here. Thanks also for the fab review which is much appreciated.

  2. What a cute title. Thanks for sharing your thoughts on the book!