THE COUNTRY CLUB  MURDERS by Julie Mulhern

THINK POSITIVE! HUGS!


MY REVIEW:

The first in a new delightful and original creative story that I enjoyed very much. Ellison Russell is swimming when runs into body. After she recovers from the shock and calls the police she discovers the body is her husband’s mistress. Her husband, Henry is missing and told no one where he was going. Ellison  soon finds that her husband was into sadist sex. Her home is vandalized and she was knocked unconscious. Cleaning up the room she finds that Henry was blackmailing all their friends including her Father.

Ellison must find the answer to the events to save all those she loves from death. I recommend this book highly.

Full Disclosure: I received a free copy from HENERY PRESS through Netgalley for an honest review. I would like to thank them for the opportunity to read and review this book. The opinions are my own.

MY REVIEW:

Ellison Russell finds Bobby Lowell under the football stadium and his dying words are” Tell her I loved her. Ellison starts hunting for the girl with the obstacles in her path that she has trouble finding her. Meanwhile daughter has become troublesome and the detective and her lawyer causing her grief. This book has several twists and the plot changes directions as these occur. The series is now a favorite and I recommend it.

Disclosure: I received a free copy from HENERY PRESS through Netgalley for an honest review. I would like to thank them for the opportunity to read and review this book. The opinions are my own.

MY REVIEW:

Ellison Russell is dismayed when she opens her door to find her sister there. She is expecting her Aunt as a guest and both are not really wanted at this time. Thus starts  a new adventure for Ellison. She misses being hurt by a falling object, being shot at, fire bomb at her home. Her Dad insists that she has police protection and Anarchy moves into the garage apartment. Her Aunt had not been home for a number of years and she has a secret reason for returning. The themes are blended together for an enchanting and funny story. I recommend this series highly.

Disclosure: I received a free copy from HENERY PRESS through NetGalley for an honest review. I would like to thank them for this opportunity to read and review the book. The opinions are my own.

MY REVIEW:

It is Halloween time and Ellison Russell is seeing clowns everywhere. The worst was when two clowns came at her and one collapsed in front of her. She hears “Help me , Mrs. Russell”. Ellison is upset with the men in her life. Her father who feels he must protect her, informs she needs to marry so there is a man to manage her. Another is Anarchy, a homicide detective who believes her about the clowns, but wants to keep her safe and told her to stay out of the investigation. Anarchy starts her heart beating faster and her body reacts. Her lawyer, Hunter Tafft, the man her parents want her to married. Ellison can trust him to be helpful, he stills wants to manage her actions. Her Mother wants to control her life completely. Her daughter has a long-standing crushed on an older man. Will Ellison show all that she can take of herself before the knife holding clown finds her again? The books in this series keep getting better.

Disclosure: I received a free copy from HENERY PRESS through NetGalley for an honest review. I would like to thank them for this opportunity to read and review the book. The opinions expressed are my own.

MY REVIEW:

A cozy mystery that is a funny and a superb read yet it deals with a major social problem. The first portion had me laughing at the antics. This is the fifth book in the series and I have been fortunate to read all of them. The series is set in the 1970’s and features members of the Country Club’s set. Details of the area are perfect. Telephone on the wall, going next door to call out, the comments on Mr. Coffee are fabulous. I still remember my first one and I am not a coffee drinker. While each book can be read as a standalone, reading in order will add to your enjoyment. 

Ellison Russell is a widow and her teenage daughter is Grace. She has a dog, Max. Her caregiver is Aggie. Her Mother wants everything to be proper.  Much to her Mother’s dismay, Ellison keeps finding dead people who have been murdered. She has selected Hunter Tafft for Ellison next husband while Allison is developing a crush on the lead homicide detective, Anarchy. 

In this book, Ellison leaves her decorator, Khaki White alone in her home to pick up Aggie. She is gone 20 minutes and finds Khaki dead in her study. Anarchy has a new partner, Detective Peters who a law abiding officer. He feels everything is black and white. At this point, the tale has enough twists to keep you reading. I didn’t put down until finished it. You will learn about Society’s feeling about domestic abuse at the time. I highly recommend this book and series. 


My REVIEW:

This series keeps getting better with each book, this one did not disappoint. It is set in the 1970s era and a background of country club residents. I love the play on words. It fixed the theme. It is November and an early snowstorm is passing through the area. Mr. Coffee is still the best product, Ellison has a date, Grace throws a party a bank failure, two death both frozen, an insurance problem and a unique Thanksgiving dinner will grip you as the pages turn. Give yourself enough time to read it in one sitting. I high!y recommend this book and series.

Disclosure: I received a free copy from Henery Press through NetGalley for an honest review. I would like to thank them for this opportunity to read and review the book The opinions expressed are my own.



PUBLISHED: JUNE 19

PUBLISHER: HENERY PRESS

NETGALLEY SAYS:

“Visiting a psychic is outside the norm for Ellison Russell. Finding bodies is not. Unfortunately, the psychic’s crystal ball says she’ll soon be surrounded by death. Again. Drat.

Now there’s a corpse in the front drive, a witchy neighbor ready to turn Ellison and her (not so) little dog into toadstools, and a stripper named Starry Knight occupying the guest room. 

How did 1975 go so wrong so quickly?”

About bettylouise31

https://idahobluebird50.wordpress.com Member of Netgalley. Senior Citizen and been reading and sharing my thoughts on books most of my life. I read for my pleasure. I have been married for 60 years and we have a Bengal Cat, Kato. Interests include reading, dogs, cats, gardening, knitting, crocheting. I have a strong interest in North American native plants. A word on my reviews. Books review are from my public library, brought, many from Netgalley, a few from Edelweiss, occasionally from an author or from friends. The opinions are my own. I represent no publisher, author or another source​. My reviews can be found on Amazon, Tumblr, Goodreads, Google+. I have no Facebook or Twitter accounts. Thanks for reading my blog.
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8 Responses to THE COUNTRY CLUB  MURDERS by Julie Mulhern

  1. fredreeca says:

    I need to check these out!

  2. carhicks says:

    I love this series, it is so fun and entertaining. I have not read the last one yet, but need to as it came out today. I definitely agree with you, each book seems to get better than the last.

  3. bmary8222 says:

    Thanks for sharing your reviews.

  4. lghiggins says:

    I have enjoyed all the books in this series. According to Amazon a new one is coming out in October. I haven’t seen it yet in Edelweiss, but I will certainly keep looking!

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