NC-17, A Maizie Albright Laugh-Out-Loud Romantic Comedy Mystery
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A missing Youtube star. A bank heist gone wrong. A mysterious health retreat for celebrities. Too many ex-fiancés. A growing body count. Oh…and possibly Bigfoot. Just another week in the life of Maizie Albright, Star Detective.
From the Wall Street Journal bestselling author, Larissa Reinhart, the third book in the "sassy, sexy, and fun" Maizie Albright Star Detective series.
"Larissa writes a delightful book. Suspense, romance, and some funny situations. Maizie's a teen star grown up to new possibilities." — Sharon Salituro, Fresh Fiction
#StillDetectiveing As an ex-star of a hit teen detective show, Maizie Albright gets the youth demographic. Or so she thought. Now that she's adulting, today's kids make Maizie feel out of date. At least the teen Youtube stars of Bigfoot Trackers who want to hire her to look into the disappearance and possible murder of their producer. A murder the police find as likely as Bigfoot.
Maizie has her own suspicions about the new celebrity retreat where their missing person was last seen. Particularly when she learns her ex-fiancé has been hired to run the Center. Kind of an issue when she thought Oliver was in prison. Kind of an issue when Nash, the man of her dreams, is out of commission.
Wait, not man of her dreams.
Boss of her fantasies. Professionally speaking, of course.
While Maizie's looking for a missing Youtube star, she's wrangling her mother's wedding, assuaging an overzealous probation officer, and struggling to keep Nash Security Solutions solvent. Conspiracy theories collide with real-life catastrophes beginning with murder and possibly ending with Maizie's life.
Books in the Maizie Albright Star Detective series:
15 MINUTES (#1)
16 MILLIMETERS (#2)
A VIEW TO A CHILL (#3)
Other mystery series by Larissa Reinhart:
A Cherry Tucker Mystery series
A Finley Goodhart Crime Caper series
ONCE A TEENAGE DETECTIVE - NOW AN ADULT??
NC-17: A Maizie Albright Laugh-Out-Loud Comedy Mystery (Maizie Albright Star Detective Book 3) finds former hit teen detective Maizie Albright still working on obtaining her PI License. As usual she is hit head on with all sorts of obstacles that attempt to stop her before she can even begin to find her first clue.
Maizie finds herself being stretched in new ways. Her boss (and unrequited love interest) Nash is in a coma after attempting to thwart a crime.
Maizie is trying her best to keep Nash Security Solutions afloat while he’s incapacitated. While in desperate need of clients, she wasn’t anticipating dealing with three teenagers, a lost YouTube star or two ex-fiancées! This is Maizie’s reality!!
Will teen star Maizie be able to relate to real life teenagers? Does she have the skills to solve the crime without Nash? Maizie is trying her best to prove she is an adult and discovers she’s also be becoming a pretty decent PI along the way. I was provided an ARC of this book by the author. The opinions expressed here are completely my own and without influence.
“I really needed a talk with the universe and find out what I’d done to tick it off.”
Maizie’s Albright’s flying solo on this case as her boss and mentor, Wyatt Nash, is in the hospital in a coma. Maizie’s kind of forced to keep working due to her probation, but her job keeps getting in the way of her community service requirements, as does a lot of other things, including her mother’s impending wedding. Vicki Albright might have been her manager, but as a mother she leaves a lot to be desired....
This case involves the Wellspring Center, a new high end holistic spa in Black Pine. Since Maizie’s parole officer has arranged her new therapist and her new community service hours, we find our heroine spending time there as her new underage clients are connected to the place in some fashion as well. As Maizie is wont to say...Adulting is hard. Given the circumstances she really is growing up, standing up for herself and following through, in true Maizie style, as best she can.
Mazie’s back! And I for one am very glad to see her. In true Albright fashion, she ticks off some of her friends, keeps running into her past, has run-ins with the bad guys, however she’s also beginning to take responsibility for her actions. I found myself cheering for her as she begins to understand her abilities. But the ending cracks me up and opens the door to a whole new world. A great addition to a fun series. Highly Recommended 5/5
[disclaimer: I received this book from the author and voluntarily reviewed it
- Category: Romantic Comedy
- Published: Dec 04, 2018
- Publisher: Past Perfect Press
- Seller: Draft2Digital, LLC
- Print Length: 438 Pages
- Language: English