Monday, April 20, 2020

Blog Tour and Review: 18 CALIBER : The Maizie Albright Star Detective Series by Larissa Reinhart

Synopsis


LUCKY IN LOVE AND LUCKY TO BE ALIVE. UNTIL NOW.

Maizie’s mixing with international stars, spies, and her mother’s dark past in her sixth case in The Wall Street Journal bestselling series.

“Hollywood glitz meets backwoods grit in this fast-paced ride on D-list celeb Maizie Albright’s waning star. Sassy, Sexy, and Fun.” — Phoebe Fox, author of the Breakup Doctor series.

#WannabeDetectiving While ex-celebrity Maizie Albright’s dreams of becoming a for-real private investigator have not exactly been dashed, they have been slightly thwarted. Her ex-manager and still-mother, Vicki Albright, has taken the helm of Nash Security Services while rebuilding her entertainment management company. Sometimes with the same clients. Like Chinese action star, Lili Liang, who’s making the film Unlucky 18 in Georgia.

Thus far, Lili’s living up to her movie title. Her kung fu coach is missing. Her boyfriend’s disappeared. And her director, who gambled on her with the part, might be gambling with her life.

Maizie’s luck is also running out. Maizie and Nash find themselves struggling to balance a new partnership and new relationship between missing persons’ cases, wild goose chases, and tracking a bullet into dangerous places. Sometimes it’s enough to make a girl NOT want to put a ring on it. When it comes to facing an 18-caliber killer, what will Maizie put up as the target? Her heart or her life?


Review
Maizie and Mike and the PI business have some major issues, starting with Vicki Albright, Maizie's mother. Vicki's the boss and hired her to find the missing coach for her newly acquired star, Lili. And Lili wants them to find her new love, Jefferson. Not sure of the plot of Unlucky 18, but involvement in that movie is certainly unlucky for a lot of people, Maizie included. 

The pace of the story is quick and the characters interesting. There are tensions on the business level (Unlucky 18) as well as on the personal level for Maizie, Mike, Vicki, and her father. Good to see that Maizie's salon friends are there for her. If you've enjoyed the earlier books in this series, you will find this one entertaining, especially the ending resolution. Although this is a stand-alone mystery, I'd recommend you start at the beginning (I did) to truly appreciate Vicki.

FTC Disclosure: I received a complimentary copy of this book in the hopes that I would post an honest review. This has not affected the content of my review in any way.

Purchase links for 18 Caliber
Amazon: http://smarturl.it/kindle18
Barnes & Noble: http://smarturl.it/Nook18
Kobo: http://smarturl.it/Kobo18
Apple Books: http://smarturl.it/iBooks18
Books2read: https://books2read.com/18Caliber

Books in the Maizie Albright Star Detective series:
15 MINUTES
16 MILLIMETERS
NC-17
A VIEW TO A CHILL
17.5 CARTRIDGES IN A PEAR TREE
18 CALIBER

About Larissa Reinhart

A Wall Street Journal bestselling author, Larissa writes the Cherry Tucker Mystery, Maizie Albright Star Detective, and Finley Goodhart Crime Caper series as well as romantic comedies and women’s fiction. She loves to tell funny stories about Southern women looking for love (and sometimes dead bodies) in all the wrong places. You might have seen Larissa and family with their little dog, Biscuit, on HGTV’s House Hunters International “Living for the Weekend in Nagoya” episode, but they’re back in Georgia now. Visit LarissaReinhart.com to learn more.


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Other Series by Larissa Reinhart:
A Cherry Tucker Mystery
Finley Goodhart Crime Capers


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5 comments:

  1. Thank you so much for reviewing & hosting today, Christa! So glad you enjoyed 18!

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