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Thursday, October 30, 2014

Book Review - Crazy in Paradise by Deborah Brown, Paradise Series Book 1

Book Review

Crazy in Paradise 
by Deborah Brown
Book Description
Welcome to Tarpon Cove.

Dying in the Middle of Summer is Sweaty Business...

If you ever put yourself in trouble by picking up someone else's past, you have to meet Madison Westin, an honorary Trouble Queen.

Madison is a quirky motel owner, who recently inherited her aunt's beachfront motel in the Florida Keys. But that is NOT all she inherited, as the motel houses a slew of colorful tenant's - drunks, ex-cons, fugitives, and whatever bad guy you can think of.

How to solve this mess...? That is really not that difficult if you are Madison Westin.

Step 1: Take back control of YOUR motel
Step 2: Learn the ins and outs of blackmail, murder, and drugs Step 3: If all fails, hope for the best...

Deborah Brown's Crazy in Paradise is packed with Action, Romance, Intrigue, Mystery and Suspense. Oh... did I forget to mention the humor makes for a fast and enjoyable read? This book will be difficult to put down!

GIVVER GO...... but ONLY if you want to be Crazy in Paradise!

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Our Book Review
As our heroine deals with something that is close to everyone's heart, the death of a close relative and the problems around receiving the inheritance this also brings along change and with change new people and problems crop up. As she moves into her aunts property and meets her new love the story really begins?

I really liked the dirty tricks and dodgy dealings of the lawyer and how he tries to try and hide his real motives which is apparent in everyday life as well as the people he uses and employs to maintain his lifestyle.  The author did a great job at describing the characters bringing them to life throughout the story, I could easily imagine how they would be acting and even reminded me of a couple of people I know.

This is the first book in a series, I cannot wait to read the next one, a totally enthralling read.

An excellent debut novel which I really enjoyed, easy to read and follow, full of emotion and personal conflict which builds to an excellent crescendo with an nail biting twist, a must read for all chick lit fans.
Our Rating
About the Author
My debut novel Crazy in Paradise, a Florida Keys mystery,  is full of fun and surprises, a 'laugh out loud, roller coaster ride'.

I've been writing, in one way or another for as long as I can remember; writing poetry, short stories, a romance novel secretly stashed under the bed and sappy love letters. Fiction should be fun. I wanted to create the perfect beach book, to make the reader laugh, cry and cheer... and then run out and tell their friends about it.

My love of reading began when I was seven, the day I opened the cover of my first Mrs. Piggle Wiggle book. Mrs. P gave lessons to other children in how to behave and to me I learned to love the written word. I live in South Florida, with my ungrateful animals, where Mother Nature takes out her bad attitude in the form of hurricanes.

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Also available in the Paradise Series

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  1. I love books like this for holidays although since I've been doing English lit at university I analyse things too much!

  2. This looks like a lot of fun and a nice light holiday read x

  3. Sounds like this will be a lot of fun to read. It's been too long since I've read something with a little humor in it.

  4. This sounds like a lovely light hearted read that I could really enjoy reading myself! Especially as I have been trying to read more of the chick lit genre as well! Great review ^^

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  5. Not that difficult to take it back? It sounds crazy for her to take it back and super entertaining!

  6. I really loved reading this book and the sequels. Yes, it is a murder mystery-but you will definitely find yourself laughing as well!!

  7. An inheritance sounds good until you consider the person you lost to get the money and of course the other people that pop up wanting money. Sounds very true to life!

  8. I love a good funny book. It'd be fun to read this on a girl's weekend trip!

  9. Sounds like a fun series! I love the Florida Keys and this sounds like a seriously entertaining read. Thanks for sharing!

  10. I can just imagine what life is like being a motel owner. This is going to be a great read.

  11. Thank you for the great review. XOXO

  12. This sounds like an suspense book almost. I will have to read this one. Thanks for sharing.

  13. This sounds like a great read and thank you for the review.


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