Curse of the Spellmans

by Lisa Lutz | Literature & Fiction |
ISBN: 1416532420 Global Overview for this book
Registered by wingWilenawing of Entraigues, Auvergne France on 3/24/2019
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Journal Entry 1 by wingWilenawing from Entraigues, Auvergne France on Sunday, March 24, 2019
THEY'RE BAAAAACK.

Their first caper, The Spellman Files, was a New York Times bestseller and earned comparisons to the books of Carl Hiaasen and Janet Evanovich. Now the Spellmans, a highly functioning yet supremely dysfunctional family of private investigators, return in a sidesplittingly funny story of suspicion, surveillance, and surprise.

When Izzy Spellman, PI, is arrested for the fourth time in three months, she writes it off as a job hazard. She's been (obsessively) keeping surveillance on a suspicious next door neighbor (suspect's name: John Brown), convinced he's up to no good -- even if her parents (the management at Spellman Investigations) are not.

When the (displeased) management refuses to bail Izzy out, it is Morty, Izzy's octogenarian lawyer, who comes to her rescue. But before he can build a defense, he has to know the facts. Over weak coffee and diner sandwiches, Izzy unveils the whole truth and nothing but the truth -- as only she, a thirty-year-old licensed professional, can.

When not compiling Suspicious Behavior Reports on all her family members, staking out her neighbor, or trying to keep her sister, Rae, from stalking her "best friend," Inspector Henry Stone, Izzy has been busy attempting to apprehend the copycat vandal whose attacks on Mrs. Chandler's holiday lawn tableaux perfectly and eerily match a series of crimes from 1991­-92, when Izzy and her best friend, Petra, happened to be at their most rebellious and delinquent. As Curse of the Spellmans unfolds, it's clear that Morty may be on retainer, but Izzy is still very much on the case...er, cases -- her own and that of every other Spellman family member.

(Re)meet the Spellmans, a family in which eavesdropping is a mandatory skill, locks are meant to be picked, past missteps are never forgotten, and blackmail is the preferred form of negotiation -- all in the name of unconditional love.

Journal Entry 2 by wingWilenawing at Entraigues, Auvergne France on Sunday, March 24, 2019
Book received for the Secret Santa 2018. I don't know who send it to me.

Journal Entry 3 by wingWilenawing at Entraigues, Auvergne France on Sunday, March 24, 2019
I found in love with this book. The caracters are very specials, the humoristic tone is very good and the story is just crazy.

It is the first time I read a book from this author and I really liked it.

I use this book in different challenges :
- BINGO 2019 for the category 28.
- Défi ABC Lecture 2019 for the L.

Journal Entry 4 by wingWilenawing at Pornichet, Pays de la Loire France on Sunday, March 24, 2019

Released 6 mos ago (3/25/2019 UTC) at Pornichet, Pays de la Loire France

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For the winner of the march sweepstake in the french forum.

I hope you will enjoy this book as much as I did.

Have a nice reading !

Journal Entry 5 by Harobed82 at Pornichet, Pays de la Loire France on Wednesday, March 27, 2019
Thank you for the book, tea bags and lovely card! :)

Journal Entry 6 by Harobed82 at Pornichet, Pays de la Loire France on Thursday, October 03, 2019
A funny book, with an usual writting style.

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