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Book Review of Murder, She Barked (Paws & Claws, Bk 1)

Murder, She Barked (Paws & Claws, Bk 1)
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Helpful Score: 5

This is my first "cozy mystery". My Mom reads cozies liked Murder She Wrote, Murder She Baked, etc.... so I figured I'd start out with Murder She Barked! I expected cheesy, silly, adorable, goofy, quaint, quirky.... not because I actually know anything about cozies but because I just assumed that's what defined a cozy. Well, it was all of that and more! A giant leap away from the heavy textbooks and creepy thrillers I've been reading lately so needless to say, I enjoyed the book very much. There are many likable characters including the animals and plenty to keep you entertained. I felt like every few pages involved a scream and people running but I like that!! I wish I could just move to Wagtail, VA with my three sweet Tzus, run my own little animal friendly shop, eat fabulous gourmet food, have all the characters as neighbors (even the bad ones), and enjoy all the adorable weirdness!! I loved it!! I'm looking forward to the sequel!! I also appreciated the complete lack of foul language and explicit sex scenes. A wonderfully clean "who done it"!! Many thanks to the Awesome Author!!