I read cozy and historical mysteries, a bit of Paranormal/UF, and to mix it up, I read science and gardening books on occasion.
"But if this cranky mood went unchecked, I was likely to turn into what my crew would call The Boss from, well you know where. In other words, a really bad boss."
Hell. The boss from hell. It's not a swear word or vulgarity, it's a metaphysical place and can't be magically conjured up just because you say it.
Hell, hell, hell, hell, hell.
Gah! Carlisle writes a good mystery, but this pandering to readers with snowflake sensibilities is inane.