Thursday, September 5, 2019

Lowcountry Boomerang (A Liz Talbot Mystery Book 8)

Susan M. Boyer does a rip-roaring, mystery with this one. It has lots of action, plenty of interesting characters, and the sweet romance between our Protagonists. This time the murder of Trina Lynn Causby has Liz Talbot and her Husband Nate working overtime. They are defending Darius Baker, the retired star of Mainstreet U.S.A. With such lush characters as Moon Unit and other varied, southern characters this book is a page turner in the true sense. I sat and read the whole thing at one go.

Not only is the charm of the story the ripe setting of Stella Maris, but parts of it were so funny I laughed out loud.  The varied food makes you want to visit and if I ever find Chef's better than Charleston or this particular Island they will never get rid of me. Additionally, the fact that Liz and her Husband are Private Investigators is a plus. If Magnum P.I. had been married with this setting...well you get the picture. Treat yourself and read this one. I enjoyed it. 


Private investigators Liz Talbot and Nate Andrews are all set to enjoy some quality time on the beach. That’s until they get the news about Darius. Darius DeAndre Baker, star of the hit TV show, Main Street USA, has had enough of the Hollywood highlife. After ten years of visiting everyone else’s hometown, he returns to his own—Stella Maris, South Carolina.

But the moving trucks have barely unloaded when Trina Lynn Causby, Darius’s high school girlfriend, turns up dead, and the entire town reels as Darius is arrested.

Despite the mounting evidence against him, Liz and Nate believe Darius is innocent. They dig through a scandalously long list of suspects, including Darius’s three ex-wives—who have all arrived in Stella Maris—and his love child with Trina Lynn.

But Trina Lynn led a complicated life. She had at least one stalker and two suitors—one with a jealous wife who recently made a deliciously outrageous scene when Trina Lynn turned up at a charity ball.

As the danger mounts, Liz and Nate race to find a killer and clear Darius’s name—and keep him alive.

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