Live, Local, and Dead (A Vermont Radio Mystery)

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Jaye Jordan may have shot the snowman, but she didn’t shoot the man inside. Even if she did fire him when he was alive. It doesn’t help her reputation or her argument that she’s innocent when people start protesting. Re-building her life since her divorce and relocation to Vermont from New York City is derailed by running a radio station, reconnecting with an old crush, and investigating a murder to prove her own innocence.

Jaye is a delightful amateur sleuth with a quick-wit, a no-nonsense personality, and a voice that drives the story along through her attitude and humor. Balancing out her investigation is her job as a loving mother and her journey as a woman trying to rebuild her life after a major change. The tone is derived from the first-person narration to create a humorous and sarcastic attitude that completely encompasses the personality of Jaye.

The cozy mystery is set against a background that incorporates various social issues. A phenomenally sarcastic voice brings Jaye Jordan to life as Nikki Knight delivers a highly entertaining cozy that strikes out on its own with originality, social issues, and spunk.

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Star Count 5/5
Format Hard
Page Count 296 pages
Publisher Crooked Lane Books
Publish Date 08-Feb-2022
ISBN 9781643859453 Buy this Book
Issue April 2022
Category Mystery, Crime, Thriller