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10 thoughts on “Spanish Dagger

  1. says:

    Oh China, what has happened to you You ve gone from an interesting, three dimensional character to a busybody who somehow ramrods her agenda down everyone s throats The plot of this book wasn t half bad though the various drug agencies had me confounded , but China s attempts at mystery solving telling the chief of police what she ll do and what she won t, inserting herself in investigations, giving a possible killer her home address were baffling I am all for suspension of disbelief, but this was ridiculous.Bring back the old China Please

  2. says:

    This book cleared up questionable information about Ruby s boyfriend Colin and dealt with a new issue of Ruby s mother s declining health During Ruby s absence to care for her mother, China became involved in investigating two murders McQuaid was gone, looking into China s father s 16 year old death and employed by her step brother Brian was busy, so most of this book centered around China alone with some participation by police chief Sheila It was interesting, well written, and held the reader s attention I enjoyed it.

  3. says:

    I think I have found a new mystery author to read This is book 15 in a series of apparently 26 books currently The author is a former English professor with an apparent love for all things botanical I enjoyed the character of China Bayles, a lawyer turned independent business owner, whose curiosity and concern for her friends puts her in the midst of solving the murder of her best friend s former lover As she uncovers the truth about several characters who are not what they seem to be, she ultimately discovers the truth about the murder.

  4. says:

    I wish the Whiz would make another appearance and that problems would not be solved by killing off the problematic partner in a relationship or crime I m getting so that I recognize the clues too early in the book and so at the end don t feel satisfied with the result.

  5. says:

    This was a decent read, though the identity of the killer came out of nowhere China was rather bossy and annoying in this one, including a few TSTL moments Overall I enjoyed it well enough.

  6. says:

    This sucked Not only was the story incredibly implausible in places, the writing was padded with so much historical and plant information, I found myself skipping paragraphs in order to keep the plot moving There is also a great deal of padding when it comes to describing the clothes people wear and how those clothes provide clues of the person s character What an insult If China Bayles is an alter ego of the author, she is a judgmental know it all.I was so disappointed by the decline in the quality of the writing One example Forget it, Smart Cookie, I said firmly My house My rules Dear God in heaven That is something you would read in a class of aspiring writers held in a local community center What is with the Smart Cookie and The Whiz and Big Red Mamma nicknames I find things like this to be an insult to my intelligence What has happened to Albert These books used to be very entertaining and smart The IQ of the past two or three books in this series has plummeted drastically And, the plots are getting thinner and thinner while the padding about local history, plant information and unnecessary details about clothes and how what people wear and how they look indicates what type of person they are almost drives the reader into a catatonic state I will pick up the next book in this series but it may be the book that makes me decide to give up on China Bayles as a character and Susan Wittig Albert as a writer.

  7. says:

    50 States and at least 50 Authors 2016 Reading Challenge TEXAS.China s half brother, Miles, is investigating the death of their father and asks for McQuaid s help Ruby s mother has been showing signs of dementia and personality changes Ruby is busy moving her mother into an assisted living facility China and a visiting handicraft teacher discover the body of Colin Fowler near the railroad tracks in town Is his murder related to his previous undercover work as Dan Reid Was he still undercover while in Pecan Springs Was his time in prison part of his undercover work So many questions.

  8. says:

    China Bayles s life in Texas, is never dull In this installment of Susan Wittig Albert s mystery series, China and Shelia are the only ones available in Pecan Springs to solve two murders Ruby is 60 miles away in Fredericksburg, tending to her forgetful mother while McQuaid is in Houston working on a case I enjoyed reading Spanish Dagger and learning about China and her world As in the rest of the books in this series, there are interesting secondary characters and a who dunnit why to solve This series never disappoints

  9. says:

    China and Ruby s friend Carole, who is in town for a papermaking class, discover Ruby s former boyfriend, Colin Fowler dead beside the railroad tracks behind Beans Restaurant China is elected to give Ruby the news China s husband, Mike McQuaid is also investigating her father s death because he s been hired by her newly discovered, half brother, Miles Danforth How everything ties together and how China solves the mystery of Colin s death make for a very enjoyable and interesting read Another great addition to the China Bayles series.

  10. says:

    A good, solid, interesting cozy with multiple characters and false leads Always fun to read, especially to learn about plants and herbs In this story, one of China s friends, Ruby, is dealing with her elderly mother who is showing definite signs of dementia and in the midst of this, finds out that her ex boyfriend has been murdered While Ruby is dealing with Mom, China is on the hunt to find out the background of the ex and what would cause someone to want him dead Who was he was he good or bad A drug dealer or an agent on the hunt for drug dealers

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