This is the very first book in a new series by Elle Brooke White called the Finn Family Farm Mysteries featuring a woman named Charlotte who inherited a produce farm from her great-uncle Tobias. There were a lot of secrets to be discovered, but with the help of her two besties that she grew up with, Charlotte managed to figure out what was going on. I’m really looking forward to the next book after a very satisfying ending with this one.
My Goodreads review:
My rating: 5 of 5 stars
Oh my goodness, I gotta say first that I absolutely loved that little pig named Horse! What a little sweetheart. My favorite human character was hands-down Mr. Beau Mason. He was such a hoot and so funny! This book was very well-written, so much so that it could be called written beautifully with the epilogue sounding like the end of a very sweet fairy tale. Although I thought that some of the dialogue sounded a little weird and unrealistic coming from people of any age. It sounded as if they were trying out a lot of new vocabulary words. I guess that was just the writing style, which I eventually got used to.
I wasn’t sure at all who the killer was until Charlotte started putting clues together. I loved that police chief! She was fun, laid-back but knew her job and did it well. She didn’t take lip from anyone, especially the town bully, Wade. I always especially enjoy a book if the main character and the police work together to set up a sting. The ending reminded me of a detective show with all the suspects gathered. When I first started the book, I wasn’t sure what to expect, but by the end of it, I was totally into these characters, and now I’m really anxious for the next book.
I voluntarily read and reviewed an ARC of this book provided by the publisher via NetGalley, and my opinions are my own.