Friday, December 28, 2007

Every Crooked Nanny by Kathy Hogan Trocheck

Title: Every Crooked Nanny
Author: Kathy Hogan Trocheck
# pages: 286
Genre: mystery
Challenge(s): hometown challenge

Setting: Atlanta, GA

First Sentence: I knew it was going to be a bad day when Neva Jean called that early in the morning.

Cover Blurb: After ten years of cleaning up the dirt on Atlanta's streets, Callahan Garrity is trading in her badge for a broom and a staff of house cleaners. But, though the uniform is a little different, Callahan soon finds herself right back in the middle of a mystery when a client's pretty, pious nineteen-year-old nanny is gone ... along with the jewelry, silver, and a few rather sensitive real estate documents.

Before she knows it, the meticulous Callahan is up to her elbows in a case involving illicit love triangles, crooked business deals, long-distance scams, and a dead body. Now she has to roll up her sleeves and start some industrial strength sleuthing to solve -- and survive -- this mess.

Reason for Reading: Trocheck was raised in St. Pete, FL. First Callahan Garrity mystery

Random Thoughts: Not a great book, but okay. I’m not sure I’ll read others in this series.

Rating: C

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