Dipped, Stripped, and Dead (A Daring Finds Mystery)
3 journalers for this copy...
Book #1 in the Daring Finds Mystery series:
Divorced and strapped for cash, Candyce 'Dyce' Dare starts up Daring Finds, a furniture refinishing business. But when she goes dumpster diving for discarded furniture - and uncovers a corpse - Dyce may find herself redecorating a jail cell.
Journal Entry 2
Woodstock, Georgia USA on Thursday, January 19, 2017
My Review: This was a great start to a new cozy mystery series. I really loved the main character Dyce Dare. She's funny, intelligent, snarky and her friends and son are a hoot! She could give Stephanie Plum a run for the money. I'm going to look for more books in this series, to see what happens next to Dyce.
Journal Entry 3
-- Mailed, -- By post or by hand/ in person -- USA on Tuesday, February 07, 2017
Released 4 yrs ago (2/7/2017 UTC) at -- Mailed, -- By post or by hand/ in person -- USA
CONTROLLED RELEASE NOTES:
If you have found this book, welcome to Bookcrossing and thank you for taking the time to let us know about its journey. Feel free to enjoy the book and pass it along to a friend, neighbor, family member or co-worker, or simply leave it somewhere for another lucky reader to enjoy as you did! This book isn’t your type of read? No problem, don't feel obliged to read it, just be kind enough to help it on its journey. If you join, please use my name as your referring member: JennyC1230.
Sending this surprise book with several other books to DVG. Enjoy!
Journal Entry 4
Toms River, New Jersey USA on Tuesday, February 14, 2017
Thank you JennyC1230 for sending me this fun book! I love watching HGTV and this one is about furniture refinishing....you know I can't wait to give this new-to-me author a try. (Hugs)
Journal Entry 5
Toms River, New Jersey USA on Monday, July 31, 2017
I agree with Jenny1230, this was a great start to a new cozy mystery series. I really enjoyed reading this one and did not want to put it down. The main character, Dyce, was smart and funny. Her son made me laugh. I love her relationship with her bestie, Ben. I won't give away the story except that it starts with her dumpster diving. (I've been known to peek myself and always am out on garbage day to see what I can discover.)
Journal Entry 6
RABCK, A RABCK -- Controlled Releases on Wednesday, February 14, 2018
Released 3 yrs ago (2/10/2018 UTC) at RABCK, A RABCK -- Controlled Releases
CONTROLLED RELEASE NOTES:
Oops. Okay. I think I forgot to journal the release of this book. So I will be surprised when it gets a JE in the future. I know it will be enjoyed. Happy Reading and Happy BookCrossing!
16Feb18: Remembered! I sent this out to eponine38 with another good cozy. Enjoy!
Journal Entry 7
Winchester, Massachusetts USA on Tuesday, February 20, 2018
Thank you, dvg! What a nice surprise. You do spoil me with all the wonderful RABCKs. :-) I look forward to this first-in-series.
Journal Entry 8
Winchester, Massachusetts USA on Monday, December 31, 2018
I'll add my voice to the chorus of praise for this first-in-series! I don't remember too many cozy mystery heroines who really have to scrape to make ends meet, so I appreciated that real-world aspect.
I read this a while ago but was not disciplined enough to write a review at that time (big surprise), but I do remember one passage in the book where Dyce's son takes a little jaunt around the neighborhood stark naked. It had me laughing so hard I could hardly breathe. I also got a kick out of the, shall we say, interesting expressions he'd managed to pick up and use at the most inopportune times. Lots of fun!
I've always thought it would be fun to refinish furniture. There's decent money to be made, and I imagine, a great sense of accomplishment when a piece is done. And though I've never done any actual dumpster diving, I do love "street shopping" as we say around here. :-) In the section of Boston I used to live in (Allston), there are tons of college students. When new students are moving in at the beginning of September, it's actually referred to as "Allston Christmas" because you can find so much good stuff on the sidewalk. But I digress...
I thoroughly enjoyed this book and will look for more in the series. Thanks again for sharing, dvg (and JennyC1230)!
Journal Entry 9
Little Free Library, 2 Mott St. in Arlington, Massachusetts USA on Monday, December 31, 2018
Released 2 yrs ago (12/31/2018 UTC) at Little Free Library, 2 Mott St. in Arlington, Massachusetts USA
WILD RELEASE NOTES:
Hope it finds a new reader!
Released for 2018 D for December Challenge
hosted by hyphen8.
Released for Keep Them Moving Challenge
hosted by booklady331.
Welcome to BookCrossing!
Please make a journal entry so we know this book has found a new home.You don't need to join BookCrossing and you can remain completely anonymous. However, we encourage you to join so that you can follow this book's future travels. (You’ll receive an email anytime someone makes a journal entry). It's fun, free, and confidential. If you decide to join, consider listing eponine38 as referring you.
Take your time reading the book, and after you finish, please make another journal entry to record your thoughts about it. This book is now yours, and you can keep it if you choose, though we would love for you to share it. If you pass it along, please make a release note to let others know where you left it “in the wild”, or a journal entry if you gave/sent it to a known person.
I hope you enjoy the book!