[Book Review] The Christmas Walk Caper: A Mac and Millie Mystery Series (Book 1)

A cozy mystery series awaits you!

Name: The Christmas Walk Caper
Part of ‘A Mac and Millie Mystery’ Series
Genre: Mystery
Sub-Genre: Cozy Mystery
Category: Adult
Author: JB Michaels
ISBN: 1702136043

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Ratings:

Story line:

Rating: 3.5 out of 5.

Cover:

Rating: 5 out of 5.

Overall rating:

Rating: 4 out of 5.

Blurb:

Add ‘Catch a killer’ to your Christmas to-do list!

Meet Mac, a retired hero cop with writer’s block and a penchant for trouble. What holiday hijinks will he get himself into?

Probably a murder investigation.

Meet Millie, a local banker and former college athlete who may have a trick or two up her sleeve. What Christmas conundrum will she be brought in to solve?

Again, a murder mystery.

In this delightful cozy mystery set in downtown Geneva, Illinois, our sarcastic and savvy sleuths will seek justice for the untimely death of the owner of the beloved and charming retail mansion: The Tiny Wanderer.

It’s time to stroll on Third street. Immerse yourself in beautiful Christmas décor. Drink some hot chocolate and help solve the Christmas Walk Caper.

Summary: (No Spoilers)

Mac O’Malley has recently come and settled in Geneva, Illinois after his retirement. Writing about his own achievements has made him proud but he is often distracted by one thing or the other. Usually found drinking coffee or munching snacks in Tiny Wanderer, one of his trusted and favourite place.

But not everything is going happily during the Christmas Walk. O’Malley’s friend and the owner of Tiny Wanderer is found dead in her own house. The death seems normal to everyone, even to Vince (Mac’s brother, Geneva police detective) but the retired cop.

Millie is a sweet, fun and a very practical person. Working for the Salem Bank, sometimes helps his very close and dear Mac in his mysteries. Athlete in her college days her legs are sometimes useful when Mac cannot run with the cane.

The suspects are:
The Mayor – Who wishes to continue the The Christmas Walk in the house where the death occurred.
Gordon: Son in law of Patricia
Fanuccni: Owner of Fanucci’s Restaurant who tried to give higher price for Tiny Wanderer among the two interested buyers.

Who do you think was the Murderer?
Do you think Patricia died because of her age?

Check the amazing book to find out!

~> What I like about this book?

It your one-sit read! The storyline is easy to catch up and the book no-where stretches with the plots. The characters are fun and interesting as well. The book is very light-hearted and can be enjoyed with a smile throughout. You surely wish to give a try to this one!

~Writing Style:

The use of normal easy English is used in the book. There could be more detailing about the characters, scenarios and the thoughts and feelings expressed/felt by the characters.

~ The improvements that can be made:

While the book is very engaging, the plot lines ahead can be predicted (SOMETIMES). People sometimes like when a little more intermediate language is used.


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