Monday, December 11, 2017

My Nails and My Book Review - Ginger Snapped by Gail Oust


Title: Ginger Snapped
Series: Spice Shop Mystery #5
Author: Gail Oust

Goodreads Summary: 
Piper Prescott and Police Chief Wyatt McBride might have gotten off on the wrong foot but, over the past year, their interactions have evolved into a friendship of sorts. And when the body of Shirley Randolph is found floating in a fishing hole, their relationship reaches entirely new territory.

Shirley, the town's Realtor of the Year, was also Wyatt's suspected romantic interest, and now the residents of Brandywine Creek are speculating that Wyatt is responsible for her death. As the town council moves to suspend the handsome lawman, Piper springs into action to save his reputation and possibly his freedom. She enlists the aid of her BFF, Reba Mae Johnson, along with Wyatt himself, to help solve the puzzle and find Shirley’s real killer.

Pointing them toward high-powered real estate tactics and possible affairs, the investigation soon becomes personal when Piper's shop, Spice It Up!, is burglarized, and she’s forced off the road late one night, narrowly escaping serious injury. Realizing that she must be close to uncovering the truth, and that the evidence against Wyatt is no longer circumstantial, Piper resorts to drastic measures to prevent a grave miscarriage of justice.

My Review: **I voluntarily read this ARC**
This was a really enjoyable book. It is the first one I have read in this series, and I had no trouble following the story. The mystery was interesting and well written.

My Manicure: When I saw that cover, I knew I had to do a gingerbread manicure. Funny story, my first attempt left me with a decapitated gingerbread man. I'm still not sure how I managed that. I started out with a base of KBShimmer Supplies Party. I love how it is neutral, yet blingy. Then I stamped my gingerbread man with Winstonia Have a Merry Christmas and Bundle Monster Annato Clay. It turned out so adorable!


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