Monday, May 29, 2017

The Clock Stirkes Nun-Book Review

About the book (provided by Great Escape Tours)
When terrified Elaine Patrick knocks on Driscoll Investigations’ door and insists her house is haunted, Giulia Driscoll’s first response is “we don’t handle ghosts.” When Elaine’s housekeeper and crackpot filthy rich cousin descend on Giulia and demand she find out who’s trying to steal sweet, fragile Elaine’s family business out from under her, that’s a different story. They want DI to provide Tarot readings, ghost hunting sessions, and even an exorcism.
Ghost hunting? There are apps for that. Tarot readings? Experts in the skill are right across the street. Exorcisms? Having a priest for a brother-in-law comes in handy. Giulia plunges into a crash course in all things supernatural, convinced everything happening to Elaine is stagecraft.
Except when it isn’t. Giulia’s about to discover a new dimension to sleuthing, if she can survive attempted murder long enough to see through the web of lies around her client.
And I thought
Interesting plot
This is the first chance I have had to read an installment from this series.  I didn't feel that reading prior books would have added to the reading experience.  In my opinion this is a stand alone novel. 

But, I want to read the rest because I enjoyed the characters. Guilia's team of investigators brought the story to life for me. 

The plot was o.k.  The myriad of suspects was a little confusing. 
There are alot of characters in this plot.  

The plot...Is the castle haunted?  Who's trying to set-up Elaine?

There's Elaine's husband, the governess, the cook, a few other house hold members that I never really figured out who they were.  

Then there are the business associates too many to name.  

Guilila must be a super sleuth to figure all this out!  

The plot once it's reveal at the end totally makes sense but didn't 
really 'get me'.  

I was more interested in Zane Guilia's computer geek and her assistant Sidney.   And Gulia's very hunky, Italian husband that tends to go off in Italian when he's frustrated with the situations/danger Guilia's constantly getting into.  Kind of reminded me of an Italian Ricky Ricardo.

So, I am looking forward to reading more?

I think I am.  If I get the chance I  want to see how Gulian and her team got together in books 1-3. 
 The book covers and titles have me wanting to read them all!

I received a complimentary copy from Great Escape Book Tours
This review will appear on retail sites where the book is available. 
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This review will appear on My Journey Back and Good Reads.


About the series
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