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Hot Scheming Mess (Madison Cruz Book 1) Kindle Edition
Secrets, spies, sexy guys. Staying alive is hard!
In this fast-paced mystery, out-of-work actress Madison Cruz runs an obstacle course of singing telegrams and spies as she tries to connect with her FBI mother, yet hide evidence for her grandfather. Hilarious friends aren't helping even though they really, really, try to! As the mystery heats up, so does her attraction to a couple of steamy guys she just met. With two to choose from you'd think Madison could have double the fun. But she can't think about that right now because the enemy is right behind her.
A humorous mystery, laced with romantic comedy.
From the Author
This is not your mother's madcap mystery. It's mine. I wrote it. She didn't. Don't believe her if she says she did. You might have a problem on your hands and may need to call someone. My editor tells me that it's not very professional for me to say things like that. But hey, she's not the one about to have a throw-down with your crazy mother. Oh great, now my editor is leaving. I have to go stop her. I really, really need her. She knows how to make a good martini.
About the Author
- ASIN : B00E8H4QQK
- Publisher : Fevered Publishing LLC; 2nd edition (July 30, 2013)
- Publication date : July 30, 2013
- Language : English
- File size : 1087 KB
- Simultaneous device usage : Unlimited
- Text-to-Speech : Enabled
- Screen Reader : Supported
- Enhanced typesetting : Enabled
- X-Ray : Enabled
- Word Wise : Enabled
- Print length : 300 pages
- Lending : Enabled
- Best Sellers Rank: #78,229 in Kindle Store (See Top 100 in Kindle Store)
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Estranged from her FBI mother, Madison feels her family ties are confusing. Recent attempts by mother and daughter to bond often result in awkwardly hilarious scenes. Also, when her beloved grandfather disappears and Madison begins investigating, her creative problem-solving skills are downright laugh-out-loud funny. As luck would have it, she’s up against some organized bad boys. Fortunately, she’s got some willing and loyal friends she can count on as things begin to heat up. Among those friends is one particularly appealing hot interest nicknamed ExBoy with his dangerously handsome looks. He and Madison become entangled in the mystery and much, much more. But he’s not the only guy interested in knowing Madison better.
Spenser, Madison’s best girlfriend, repeatedly advises her to use more caution - a piece of advice that never lasts for long. The two gals have a relationship where they not only have good times together sharing jokes and stories, they also look out for each other in this wild, Los Angeles life.
This story, the first book in the Madison Cruz Mystery series, is an entertaining whirlwind that will keep readers breathless with plot twists and turns, and roaring with laughter. The funny situations the characters find themselves in are so imaginative, and their innovative solutions will delight and thrill cozy mystery fans. Best of all, at the core of this fun story is a very well plotted, intricate mystery to solve, about cleverly fleshed-out characters who will tug at your heart.
Author Lucy Carol is an entertainer and a storyteller. Her background is in the performing arts as an actress, voiceover artist, choreographer, and even a singing telegram performer. She married the love of her life, enjoys martinis, flowers, dancing, a good lipstick, cake, and of course fun and fast-paced mysteries. She lives in the Pacific Northwest, and has three books in this series, with the next one out soon.
Madison Cruz demonstrates that a sharp mind, a sense of humor, and a full purse can work wonders. Never be caught without them.
Madison Cruz would do anything to be the total opposite of her FBI mother. Even though struggling trying to make a career as an actress she is totally happy with her life. She enjoys her quirky friends, has a new apartment and things are looking up for her. Until she stops by her grandfather's house and finds him fighting with a stranger. Then everything she's ever known in her life turns upside down. Running, trying to stay safe she needs to figure out who she can trust. Luckily for her she has friends that will go a long way to help protect her.
Get ready for laughs, tears and pure entertainment. This is one book that you will enjoy reading.
Madcap well describes Madison's world on an ordinary day but these days are NOT ordinary. I am not sure how secrets and spies and crazy wrestlers and singing telegrams can translate to a very real feeling world but Lucy Carol sells it perfectly.