A costume and a mystery go together perfectly, especially in author Diane Vallere’s A DISGUISE TO DIE FOR, the first installment in her new Costume Shop Mystery series.
Margo Tamblyn, a former magician’s assistant, returns home to Proper City, NV, to run her family’s costume shop, Disguise DeLimit. A detective-themed birthday party is a big event for the business. When Margo’s friend, Ebony Welles, becomes the prime suspect in a murder at the party, it’s time for Margo to become a detective. She’s determine to unmask the real killer and clear her friend’s name.
The author has created a cast of characters that are likable, realistic and well-developed. The setting of a costume shop is perfect for intrigue.
The story is fast-pace keeping you guessing until the end. A touch of humor is blended throughout to lighten this delightful story while keeping you in suspense. Several tasty recipes and costume ideas are included for an added bonus.
A DISGUISE TO DIE FOR is a great start to a fascinating new series. Playing dress-up with costumes takes on a whole new experience with Vallere in charge.
A Disguise to Die For by Diane Vallere, A Costume Shop Mystery (Book #1), Berkley, @2016, ISBN: 978-0425278284, Mass Market Paperback, 304 Pages
FTC Full Disclosure – A copy of this book was sent to me by the publisher in hopes I would review it. However, receiving the complimentary copy did not influence my review. The thoughts are completely my own and given honestly and freely.
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Thanks so much for stopping by today. Do you enjoy dressing up in costumes? Have you or would you like to attend a detective-themed party?
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