Published Feb 8th, 2011
From Goodreads: If ever a woman was not cut out for life in a backwoods town in Maine it’s chic city woman Nora Lassiter. If ever there was a misunderstanding about what a woman does for a living, the very idea that Nora could be a “hotshot New York detective” takes the cake. But when she stumbles upon a body in the woods, and her uncle becomes the prime murder suspect, Nora’s plans to return to New York City are put on hold.
This book is laugh out loud funny! It’s easy to read and very entertaining. The characters are hysterical, especially Agnes… and the main character, Nora Lassiter, is also very funny. She is a realistic investigator and can sometimes be just as clueless as any other regular person going into this situation would be. To me, that made her all the more entertaining and fun to read about. Her inner monologue was sometimes very sarcastic and funny. It was interesting getting to see inside of her head. Her relationships with other characters felt real to me. In books like this, ones where relationships with other people isn’t integral to the main plot, sometimes feel forced and thrown in. This isn’t the case at all in this book. The setting and the characters made this story all the more interesting. It was very, very funny and I recommend it for any mystery lovers or anyone looking for an easy, funny read! 🙂