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Wednesday, January 13, 2021

The Kensington Kidnap by Katie Gayle

Pip seems to have all the randomness of odd things happening to her whilst at work. She seems to mix things up and oddly sometimes it is not her fault, but she has always ended up getting fired. Now at her wits end how to pay the rent, but at the same time not over anxious over it, she is so optimistic that something will turn up. Turn up it does. Going for a job interview as a filing clerk, mistakenly taken for a private investigator, she gets landed with a top job - finding a missing boy, son of two celebrities who have problems of their own and who do not want any publicity at all about the missing teenager. Not having a clue (!) how to start a search she does what lots of people do nowadays, she puts in a google search to get her started and through luck, and charisma and personal charm manages to inveigle her way out of sticky situations getting a lot of information to boot. A fun light hearted read but there was one murder in between, you can get exasperated with Pip, you'd want to murder her at times and I loved the way her sister Fliss murdered the English language!!! Part of a series this is Book No. 1. Sent to me by Bookouture for an unbiased review, courtesy of Netgalley.

3 comments:

shelleyrae @ book'd out said...

This sounds like it could be fun, thanks for sharing your thoughts

Mary (Bookfan) said...

Sounds like a fun read!

Literary Feline said...

This sounds fun!