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    Finlay Donovan Rolls the Dice

    Finlay Donovan and her nanny/partner-in-crime Vero are in sore need of a girls’ weekend away. They plan a trip to Atlantic City, but odds are?seeing as it’s actually a cover story to negotiate a deal with a dangerous loan shark, save Vero’s childhood crush Javi, and hunt down a stolen car?it won’t be all fun and games. When Finlay’s ex-husband Steven and her mother insist on tagging along too, Finlay and Vero suddenly have a few too many meddlesome passengers along for the ride. If Finlay can juggle a jealous ex-husband, two precocious kids, her mother’s marital issues, a decomposing loan shark, and find Vero’s missing boyfriend, she might get…

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    Ill-Fated Fortune

    Felicity Jin grew up literally hanging onto Mom’s apron strings in their magical bakery in the quaint town of Pixie, California. After many failed attempts, a takeout meal gone wrong inspires her to craft some handmade fortune cookies. But when one customer’s ill-fated fortune results in his murder, Felicity’s suspiciously specific fortune has the police focusing on her as the main culprit.

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    Fatal Fudge Swirl: An Ice Cream Shop Mystery

    I have a confession to make…I didn't read the two earlier books in this series before I downloaded this from NetGalley. However, while reading them may have given me some missing backstory, skipping them didn't hinder my enjoyment of this story at all.

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    Of Manners and Murder

    Well, now, that was just delightful! It's like a murder in Bridgerton being solved by Enola Holmes...fancy dinners, beautiful people, and murder.

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    The Maid

    The only thing really carrying this story was Molly herself, but that was plenty for me, as I really liked her. For other people, it may not be enough, though. This is not a deep-thinking book. There's no pulse-pounding thrills, nothing too complex, just plain easy reading with a feel-good ending.

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    Finlay Donovan Knocks ‘Em Dead

    While I enjoyed this book, it didn't quite have the same spark as the previous book in the series. While the first book was light and fun, this one was definitely more serious. Still, I really enjoyed hanging out with Finn and Vero again and seeing what they are getting themselves into.