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Saturday, August 8, 2015

Wicked Charms by Janet Evanovich



I was not quite aware of what I was getting into when I chose this book. It is not a genre I am generally happy with but the author was one I have seen on several blogs so I thought its time I gave it a fair go! Was I in for a surprise.

Monkeys, pirates, sort of vampirish figures, buried treasure, spells, a man behaving like a dog, a cupcake and bakery shop filled with delicious treats and characters definitely out of the ordinary.

A story of hidden treasure and clues hidden in a coin and a diamond and naturally every one around is hurrying trying to get there first.

Greed and avarice and a bit of lust thrown in for good measure this was a very different read for me.
Very pleasant!

A download from Netgalley courtesy of Random House Publishing Group Ballantine.



6 comments:

Blodeuedd said...

I could not deal with this series, too much

Kathryn T said...

Nice that you enjoyed a change. I haven't really read anything much by JE but I believe she can be quite humorous too!

Christina T said...

I've never read these or her Stephanie Plum series though I did watch the film version of One For the Money. A lot of people seem to like her writing. Glad you enjoyed this.

bermudaonion said...

I've read a lot of her Stephanie Plum books but I'm not sure this is for me.

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sakura said...

I really enjoyed her Stephanie Plum series but haven't read this one. Glad you liked it!