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Murder on the Rocks by Allyson K. Abbott

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Murder on the Rocks by Allyson K. Abbott

My rating: 5 of 5 stars


I was completely fascinated and hooked by the book bulb when I learned that the MC would have Synesthesia. Synesthesia:the subjective sensation of a sense other than the one being stimulated. For example, a sound may evoke sensations of colour. Having learned about this from medical and even cooking shows, I couldn't help but wonder how it would be portrayed on paper. It was even better and gave an even deeper insight into Synesthesia and someone who has it.

Mackenzie "Mack" Dalton is a Milwaukee bar owner with Synesthesis, it gives her extra senses and her own senses a boost. Mack is going to need this boost when she stumbles upon a dead body of Gina her father old girlfriend, the mast matters even worse and strange, Gina's body was discovered in the same spot her father was killed in months earlier. Or both killing tied together somehow? And what does it have to do with the bar and the old mysteri…

Paws For Murder by Annie Knox

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Paws For Murder by Annie Knox

My rating: 5 of 5 stars


Breaking up with her long time boyfriend, Izzy McHale finally goes home to Merryville, Minnesota. With a flare for design. Izzy decides with the help of her old friend Rena to open a pet boutique. Things are going wonderful on opening night, until the body of Sherry Harper local town activist is found in the alley behind the store and the number one suspect in Rena. Now it's up to Izzy and her old friend and (maybe more)lawyer Sean to prove their friend's innocence!

I adore when a cozy just drives right into the action. Paws for Murder just takes a running leap from page one and leads the reader through a whole lotta suspects who wanted Sherry out and many secrets in what the town's major players been hiding. There was many people who didn't care for Sherry a trust-fund baby and a pain in the butt to many. I was really surprised in the whodunit when the clues lead to the murderer.

Izzy was a great lead, after …