I received this book for free from Author in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.Death of a Batty Genius by Angela Pepper
Series: Stormy Day Cozy Murder Mystery #3
Also in this series: Death of a Dapper Snowman, Death of a Crafty Knitter, Death of a Modern King
Stormy Day is making a name for herself in Misty Falls as a private investigator.
When her ex-fiance suddenly shows up in town, he begs for one last chance. He invites Stormy and Jessica to a luxury three-day vacation at a nearby mountain resort.
Stormy agrees, thinking what's the worst that could happen? The resort owner is a world-famous pastry chef, so the biggest danger should be calories.Up at the Flying Squirrel Lodge, everyone's having a grand time until one of the guests goes missing under mysterious circumstances.
Now Stormy and Jessica are trapped, miles from home, with a killer... and way too much killer cheesecake. The girls must use their wits to solve the crime before time runs out and the murderer comes after them.
Another sassy, fun case with Stormy.
Thoughts on Death of a Batty Genius
I liked this one. Quite a bit. Which isn’t surprising given that I’ve enjoyed the other books in this series, but I think picking it up at the right time helped. You know what I’m talking about, right? One of those days were you’re looking for something lighthearted and fun with a dead body or two (that last part might just be just me, I dunno).
Well, Stormy delivers on both the lighthearted and fun AND the dead body. On the downside, we didn’t get to see as much Logan this time around. Sad. Burly hunks of lawyers with good banter should be a staple in every book. That said, I still had fun with the characters. (Side note: Logan feels like a werewolf name to me. From here on out I’m going to imagine this Logan turns into a brawny beast on the full moon.) (Side note to the side note: I probably need to pause my endless rewatching of the X-Men series until I stop associating the name Logan with beastly men.) (FYI, that last side note isn’t going to happen.)
Okay. Enough about my unconscious word associations. Let’s get back to the matter at hand. Stormy. Dead body. Trapped away from civilization. I’m going to be blunt, I didn’t care for her ex. Almost-werewolf lawyers seem like a much better choice for her and I’m all for them hooking up. So the ex… he didn’t do it for me. However, the ex did come in handy during the investigation. So there’s that.
Ultimately, this book was fun with a side of dead bodies. Well, A dead body. But that doesn’t sound as good, does it? Just go with it, man. Just go with it.