By Meredith Blevins
In this fantastic sequel to her hugely praised debut, The Hummingbird Wizard, Blevins blends a wild tale, outstanding wit, and nice characters."--Library Journal, which additionally named it ONE OF THE YEAR'S top 5 MYSTERIES
"If you do not fall in love with the Szabos, you do not have hormones. a chic debut whose sequel cannot come quick enough." --Kirkus stories at the Hummingbird Wizard
THIS IS THAT SEQUEL! MADAME MINA’S again AND it is extra enjoyable THAN THE CIRCUS—IN truth, THAT’S the following TOO…
Half the thrill of this one is the contentious dating among freelance journalist Annie Szabo and her pushy Gypsy partner's mother, Madame Mina. after they can cease arguing lengthy adequate to place their heads jointly, they make a crack group of novice psychic sleuths. after they cannot, they retain us in stitches.
Unfortunately for Annie, Mina’s come to stay—just up and parked her trailer in Annie's backyard, correct subsequent to Annie’s puppy giraffes. we should always clarify: Annie’s neighbor and buddy, Margo Spanger, is the owner-operator of a brand new Age circus that is helping help a house for abused ladies. The giraffes, like different human and animal performers, simply form of spill over.
Annie is heartbroken while Margo’s murdered, but additionally frightened—her personal daughter is an abused spouse who’s a resident of Margo’s undertaking. in addition to Annie’s grandson.The plot thickens as quick as a roux-- Margo's associate, Lili, is going lacking the day of Margo's dying, inflicting the guard to fall into disarray, hence threatening its residents.
Okay, then— the detective staff of Annie and Madame Mina swings into motion! Aided via an ex-cop and Mina's plant medication, Annie discovers Margo’s rattled the facility elite, a trapeze flier, one jealous lover, a captain of undefined, a long-lost son, and an ice-blond philanthropist. As Annie delves into their unusually tangled lives, issues turn into clear---the killer is a grasp of conceal, and time’s working out. all of it makes for a quick, humorous, and extremely unique paranormal homicide secret.
Who will love it: lovers of psychic mysteries and detectives, comfortable mysteries that veer off into horny, and fans of all funny mysteries—funny cozies, playful paranormals, witty romantic suspense, and smart, quirky writing.
Here’s what reviewers and fellow authors stated in regards to the HUMMINGBIRD WIZARD:
"Meredith Blevins covers new literary ground...pulling it off with aptitude and beauty and humor." ---Jonathan Kellerman
"An interesting debut. Blevins has written a completely unique first novel with characters you are going to by no means forget." ---Tony Hillerman
"Fascinating gypsy lore, unforgettable characters, and a depraved humorousness distinguish Blevins's hugely strange secret debut....This stellar first, with its guaranteed prose, will satisfaction any secret fan." ---Publishers Weekly (starred review)
Blevins flavors her vigorous prose with common humor and unforeseen twists; readers can be drawn in by means of the riveting characters, nice plot, and insights into Gypsy culture." "---Library magazine (starred overview)
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