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Monday, February 1, 2010

HOODOO MONEY by Sharon Cupp Pennington

HOODOO MONEY
Author: Sharon Cupp Pennington
Source: Author Submission
*I received this book free of charge in exchange for an honest review*
  • Paperback: 296 pages
  • Publisher: Draumr Publishing (May 15, 2008)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1933157240
  • ISBN-13: 978-1933157245
SYNOPSIS:

Things are not always as they seem in The Big Easy...
After her almost-wedding to a bigamist, successful children's author Braeden McKay has given up on love. She's content to live vicariously through her imaginary heroine, Platypus Pearl, and a gaggle of adventurous, web-footed cohorts--until a working vacation in New Orleans shakes up her quiet, structured world. Had she known that souvenir nickel stolen from the grave of a hoodoo gypsy would catapult her into a nightmare of betrayal and murder, she would have insisted her friend put it back.
Cursed nickel or unfortunate happenstance? Sanderson Montgomery isn't one to discount the supernatural beliefs of others. This is The Big Easy, after all, Mecca to the spiritual and the superstitious. As a veteran detective, neither does he ignore cold, hard fact. And the fact is, someone or something is bent on harming Braeden McKay, and it's up to him to protect her while keeping his heart out of the mix.
Can love, the very thing Braeden wants no part of, be the one force greater than any adversary--even a hoodoo curse?

MY THOUGHTS:

First of all, look at that cover! Talk about making a book look suspenseful and paranormal! WOW!  Hoodoo Money had me turning the pages with enthusiasm and excitement.  The characters are great, the plot exciting and the romance wonderful!  This book has it all.  The author does a wonderful job of describing all the right things and using just enough detail that it is not over done.  It showcases Southern charm and spine tingling suspense!  A book that may end on page 292, but stays with you for a long time to talk about!
MY RATING:

Outstanding Book That Will Stay On My Bookshelf
For Rereading!

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2 Comments:

Blogger Jennifer said...

Sounds really good. I'm adding this to my TBR list, it sounds great!

Jennifer @ Mrs. Q: Book Addict
http://web.me.com/quirion

February 1, 2010 at 3:39 PM  
Blogger Kris said...

Oh I'll have to read this one!

February 1, 2010 at 7:33 PM  

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