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Murder by Death

I read cozy and historical mysteries, a bit of Paranormal/UF, and to mix it up, I read science and gardening books on occasion.

What Lola Wants (Lola Cruz, #4)

What Lola Wants - Melissa Bourbon

The first three books in this series were published years ago, and, I'm guessing, got dropped from the publisher.  I was disappointed at the time because I enjoyed the series, and I generally enjoyed the author's mystery writing.  Fast forward several years later, and Henery Press published this fourth instalment. 

 

Meh.  Either my tastes changed, or the author lost her groove during the hiatus.  It was still an interesting plot, and I still enjoyed the characters, but a lot of her romance writing history bled through into the story and the chapters' angst.  And seriously, the editor or author need to repeat things over and over is grating on my nerves.  Lola's always wanted to be a detective; she knows jujitsu; I get it and I got it the first time it was mentioned.  I'm smart that way.

 

Not sure this series is for me anymore.