Has she tried the name Cole? I'm thinking he'd be pretty cool as a Cole, or a Christian or even a Corey. For the life of me I could not come up with a name that reminded me of Louisiana that started with a C. Except maybe Cr Another stunning mystery novel by one of my top novelists, Gillian Roberts. Except maybe Creole, and I'm not convinced even the cool Mackenzie dude could pull off that one. Mandy is growing to become a wonderful civilian sleuth. And I think this is mostly because she doesn't even try, it's all so natural to her. She's not pretentious.
She doesn't pull clues and answers out of her behind. If only I had a teacher like her back in high school! I like the fact that you could also pick up this series at any point. You don't have to have read any of the previous mysteries to enjoy this one. And there is none of that annoying repetitive information you can sometimes find in series like when an author feels the need to rehash prior plot lines to make you understand what is happening in the present book. Aug 27, Linda Rowland rated it it was amazing. Enjoyable characters, and quick read.
Will look for more of this series.
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May 27, Armanda Moncton rated it liked it. Not bad but not great. The book is populated with unlikeable characters other than the protagonist.
Everyone is a suspect. I may try one more by this author to see if other plots are more congenial. Sep 17, Muriel rated it liked it. An Amanda Pepper mystery. Lots of funny sarcasm. Jun 23, Fmorlan rated it really liked it. Amanda Pepper is a school teacherin Philadelphia. She is socializing with her parents from Fla.enter site
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Unfortunately, they were here for a party and now her mother needs someone to go with her. Enter Mackenzie no first name yet cop and boyfriend. While invstigating the crime to keep her mother from jail, she gets spooked at school with odd mail and a thrilling Amanda Pepper is a school teacherin Philadelphia.
While invstigating the crime to keep her mother from jail, she gets spooked at school with odd mail and a thrilling ride around downtown philly. Feb 15, Ravenia rated it liked it. The book is filled with wordplay mystery and comedy. The storyline is being narrated by your average schoolteacher.
In the beginning of the book, many events take place that are incorrectly interpreted. At the conclusion of this book, you realize it's best to hear the whole story before drawing any conclusions. In easy-going read for a relaxing day.
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Mar 15, Jim rated it really liked it. This was a good, solid mystery. The story and the characters are interesting and the author tells her tale with a lot of humor. I did not figure out whodunit but the info I needed to was in the story, which is how I think a mystery should be written. I'm not totally enamored with the author's writing style.
It lacks suspense, excitement and I'm marking the story down a bit for that. Jun 23, Kathy rated it really liked it. Amanda Pepper is the main character, an English teacher in a private school, turned amateur sleuth, with likeable ancillary characters. I'm glad I found this series. I'll try more. Definitely fits my "cozy mystery" tastes. View 1 comment. Dec 22, Jean Perry rated it liked it. As usual, i liked Roberts use of Philadelphia as a "character" in the book.
As a former high school teacher, i could identify with the little segment of a boy having a crush on his teacher. I will read more f hers. Feb 22, Partridge Public added it Shelves: adult-fiction. Roberts, Gillian. Apr 01, Stephanie rated it really liked it Shelves: mystery-cozy. Loved the book, the wit, the case, but Amanda did just too many unlikely, stupid things in this book.
M Rob. Jun 12, Marla rated it liked it. I like this series but figured out a key element about 20 pages in. I am also ready for McKenzie and Mandy's relationship to head to the next level. Mar 29, Julie rated it really liked it Shelves: mystery , read-in , read-since-august , four-star , mystery-cozy. Comfortable, engaging read with only a little of Mandy's eternal second-guessing and self-destructive relationship drama.
Very enjoyable. Aug 27, Ellen R-S rated it really liked it Shelves: , police-procedural , pennsylvania , series-i-read.
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May 20, Peggi Warner-lalonde added it. Audible wants to give you the most complete selection we can and we'll keep adding series and filling in gaps as quickly as possible. No matter the season, the Philadelphia private school where Amanda Pepper teaches English is never a center of tranquility. But with Halloween and the annual Mischief Night party only days away, the hope is that nothing more than old-fashioned vandalism and pranks will take place.
No such luck. Trouble erupts long before the witching hour, as the school is plagued by a series of mishaps ranging from the trivial to the potentially deadly - and most of which seem to center on a group of popular seniors. Barring the usual teenage pranks, all seems peaceful at Philly Prep, the private school in Philadelphia where Amanda Pepper teaches English. No doubt the money that appears to be missing from funds collected to aid victims of a catastrophic hurricane Down South will turn up.
In any case, Amanda has other things to think about. Her husband, private investigator C. MacKenzie, is struggling to help his Louisiana kinfolk reconstruct their post-hurricane lives. Amanda Pepper 14 books in series. Caught Dead in Philadelphia Summary. Book 1. Add to basket failed. Please try again later. Add to wishlist failed. Free with day trial. Book 2. Book 3. Book 4. Book 5. Book 6.
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