shoe done it by Grace Carroll

Last night I couldn’t sleep so I read shoe done it by Grace Carroll instead.

The writing in itself was fine, but the mystery or at least the villain was obvious (at least to me) and the sense of place seemed off.   My  main issue was that the characters weren’t really that likable.  Grasping, shallow fashionistas, not really anyone I could relate to and I do like clothes and fashion.  I enjoy other fashion based cozies, such as Meg London’s Sweet Nothing’s Lingerie series, Annette Blair’s Vintage Magic Series and the Ellen Byerrum’s Crime of Fashion series, so it was definitely not the theme was the issue.

I was looking forward to this one for a while so it was disappointing that it didn’t work for me.

2 thoughts on “shoe done it by Grace Carroll

  1. joyweesemoll says:

    I seem to be kind of hit or miss with cozy mysteries. Caring about the characters is important to me. If I don’t, I might as well be reading a hardboiled mystery and if I was in the mood for that, I would have picked one!

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