Wicked Charms: Lizzy and Diesel
Janet Evanovich & Phoef Sutton
Bantam, 2015 (2015)
Hardcover, CD, e-Book
Reviewed by Bob Walch
ranted this is a bit of a mindless romp with humor used to spice the storyline, but if you are looking for a quick read that features likeable, if not slightly eccentric, characters, you'll find
much to your liking.
' Dazzle has been dead for quite a while, but before the notorious bootlegger went to his reward he discovered and then re-hid the treasure trove of a famous pirate somewhere along New England's coastline.
esides the usual gold and silver coins and an array of precious gems, the booty reputedly also includes the
Stone of Avarice
, a very special prize that many individuals covet.
izzy Tucker and her sometimes partner Diesel are enlisted to find this special pirate's treasure but, naturally, they have competition and the other folks involved will stop at nothing to possess the much sought after Stone of Avarice. In fact, Diesel's cousin may even be engaged in the hunt, which means the couple has a formidable adversary who is familiar with their methods.
f you are in the mood for a modern swashbuckling adventure that will elicit a few chuckles along the way, give this quick read a try. This third book in the
series is a hoot!
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