Review: Double Shot

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Double ShotReview
Diane Mott Davidson‘s “Gold Bear Culinary Mystery” series were one of the original cozy series I started reading, and once I started, I ran through the first ten as quickly as I could. By then, I was caught up and had to wait for the successive ones to be released. Double Shot, her 12th book in the series, was the first one I had to wait for… and I was restless. My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Goldy and her antics, and friends, were a nice release from the reality going on around me at the time. And when her ex-husband, Dr. John Richard Korman, showed up, we all knew there’d be trouble. From the beginning of the series, Marla and Goldy talked up so many bad things about him, I was certain he’d be killed in the future only to cast suspicion on one of them… and the payoff happens in this book.

The doctor is first being stalked, then found dead. The police, even though Goldy’s new husband, is one of them, can’t help but find her behavior a little shady. Even Marla wondered what Goldy had been up to. And the whole time, Goldy’s trying to protect her son Arch from the bad side of his father. As expected, she handles it well and even Arch is grateful for her support during his father’s murder.

After a dozen books hearing about the louse, it was good to see it taken care of. Yes, I know… I shouldn’t condone murder. But it was in a book… where fantasies are healthy, my friends. Even Jessica Fletcher agrees with me in the books she writes — and that I’ve read!

Series fans must read this one purely to see the comeuppance. But it would not be a good one to start the series with, as history is important.

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9 thoughts on “Review: Double Shot

    susandyer1962 said:
    April 28, 2017 at 1:35 PM

    Now that’s a much nicer picture of Angela! Lol

    Have a great weekend!!

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      James J. Cudney IV responded:
      April 28, 2017 at 1:37 PM

      So true… I felt awful posting the other one. But I didn’t make the video. And it is really about exercise.

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    susandyer1962 said:
    April 28, 2017 at 1:40 PM

    It’s supposed to say ewwww! Lol stupid auto correct!!

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      James J. Cudney IV responded:
      April 28, 2017 at 1:42 PM

      Hah! I was trying to figure out what you meant with the first post. Now I get it. 🙂 Have a great weekend.

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    Rae Longest said:
    April 28, 2017 at 5:26 PM

    This looks like a fast, fun read. I might take the series on as a summer distraction; although, I’m looking at a packed summer! Today I am grading as fast as I can (Wasn’t’ there a book, I’m /Dancing as Fast as I Can–someone’s autobiography maybe? Anyway, I’m spending the weekend grading final papers. Hope your weekend is better!

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      James J. Cudney IV responded:
      April 28, 2017 at 5:30 PM

      Send a few over, I’ll help grade. It’s been a while since I’ve had to do that! Good Luck. I think you should pick a new light series to get you thru the thick of it… book sounds familiar, but not certain. 🙂

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        Rae Longest said:
        April 28, 2017 at 5:31 PM

        I do squeeze in some escape reading. Unlike beach reads for when you have nothing better to do, I need escape reads to help me get through tight times. I have been known to use time on them as a “reward.”

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