Death, Taxes, and a French Manicure: A Tara Holloway Novel

by Diane Kelly | Mystery & Thrillers |
ISBN: 0312551266 Global Overview for this book
Registered by JennyC1230 of Woodstock, Georgia USA on 3/2/2012
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Journal Entry 1 by JennyC1230 from Woodstock, Georgia USA on Friday, March 02, 2012
Book #1 in the Tara Holloway series:

Tara Holloway has got your number. A special agent on the IRS’s payroll, she’s dead-set on making sure that money crimes don’t pay…

Tax cheats, beware: The Treasury Department’s Criminal Investigations Division has a new special agent on its payroll. A recovering tomboy with a head for numbers, Tara’s fast becoming the Annie Oakley of the IRS—kicking ass, taking social security numbers, and keeping the world safe for honest taxpayers. Or else.

Tara’s latest mission finds her in hot pursuit of ice-cream vendor Joseph “Joe Cool” Cullen. Along with frozen treats he’s selling narcotics—and failing to report his ill-gotten gains on his tax returns. Over Tara’s dead body. Then there’s Michael Gryder, who appears to be operating a Ponzi scheme…with banker Stan Shelton…whose lake house is being landscaped by Brett Ellington…who happens to be dating Tara. If following that money trail isn’t tough enough, now Tara must face a new conundrum: Should she invest her trust in Brett—or put him behind bars? New love always comes at a cost but justice? Priceless.

Journal Entry 2 by JennyC1230 at Woodstock, Georgia USA on Saturday, January 07, 2017
My Review: This was a fun read. Tara Holloway is almost as funny as Stephanie Plum. It's a mystery, combined with a romance with a lot of humor thrown in.

Journal Entry 3 by JennyC1230 at -- Mailed, -- By post or by hand/ in person -- USA on Tuesday, February 07, 2017

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Journal Entry 4 by dvg at Toms River, New Jersey USA on Tuesday, February 14, 2017
What a fun surprise book! This was part of a box of mysteries sent by JennyC1230. This looks like an something I will enjoy. Thank you so much!

Journal Entry 5 by dvg at Toms River, New Jersey USA on Wednesday, August 19, 2020
First book of the series and first time I have read the author. I liked the main character Tara. She's a smart and strong woman. And I liked how the author put a little romance into the story. Overall, the story was slow moving with a little too much information about taxes. I found I kept putting it down and wasn't in a rush to pick it up again.

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THANK YOU! I totally wasn’t expecting this (or the others that came with it)! Can’t wait to check it, and the others, out to see what I think!

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