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Drive Thru Murder

The New Orleans Go Cup Chronicles, Book 3
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A Murder Scene Where Nothing Is as It Seems

Brandy witnesses a murder at a drive thru joint with the unlikely name of Cluck It: Chicken by the Bucket. And then it turns out nothing at the scene’s what it seems, or at any rate nobody’s who they seem. Seems Cluck It is not just a place to clog your arteries but also a transgender hangout. And with that discovery, you know you're in New Orleans.

The Local New Orleans Color Never Stops

Brandy’s complex Irish Channel family develops the kind of problem that is a lot more fun on the page than in real life. What to do when your sister gets pregnant with one of the next-door twins, but she doesn't know which twin? (Be glad it's Brandy’s problem, not yours.)

She also finds a mysterious box of valuable jewelry under her closet floor, becomes the unofficial caretaker of the Tarot reader across the street who knows the future but can never predict when she’s going to get so drunk she’s going to fall into her own bushes, and develops a strong suspicion about one of her other neighbors, all the while juggling the two Romeos.

Luckily, Brandy Is Better at Solving Mysteries Than She Is at Wrangling Her Boyfriends

The listener can rest assured she’s eventually, and in fine style, going to weave together the myriad mysterious strands that confound the police (who happen to count Boy Friend #1 among their ranks) and present them the solution with all the panache of an old-style detective like Hercule Poirot, yet none of the pretension. You can almost hear her wondering, “Did I do that?”

Fans of cozy mysteries and chick lit heroines will delight in Brandy’s flat-out lovability and Mooney’s almost offhand yet spot-on (and often hilarious) observations of everyday New Orleans life.

If you like contemporary stylish heroines like those popularized by Janet Evanovich, Elaine Viets, Stephanie Bond, and Gemma Holliday, and humorous mysteries like those by Donna Andrews, Dorothy Cannell, and Lisa Lutz, you're going to get a girl crush on Brandy Alexander.

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©2017 Colleen Mooney (P)2019 Colleen Mooney

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  • Global
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  • Jackie T
  • 24/01/2020

Fabulous

What an awesome story. Enough humour and suspense to make this a perfect listen for everyone. The narrator was easy to understand.

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  • J Pearson
  • 23/01/2020

The laughs continue

This is the third book of the Go Cup Series and while it can be read as a stand-a-lone, I recommend starting with the first because while each mystery is resolved in each book, the personal story line of the main character, Brandy Alexander continues throughout. The book combines a little romance, mystery, and humor. In this book, Brandy Alexander witnesses a kidnapping at a drive thru and a resulting murder once again landing her smack dab in the middle of a murder investigation that her childhood friend, Dante has to investigate but Brandy, being Brandy, can't help but stick her nose in further and investigates on her own as well and assists in solving the crime. The narrator does a great job with making voices distinct and bringing the characters and story to life. I look forward to reading/listening to the next book of the series. I received a copy of the audiobook for free at my request and am leaving my honest review.

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  • Aurora Dawn
  • 15/01/2020

Fried Chicken, Lotteries and Cross-Dressers

I've come to expect Colleen Mooney's Brandy Alexander series to provide a great mystery story with quirky characters and all the laughs I can handle and this third story in the series didn't disappoint.
Brandy's moved into a new apartment with her stripper friend Suzanne and expected a more peaceful existence now that she's moved away from her family and Dante's, but a late night trip to a fast food chicken restaurant's drive-thru changes all that and lands her in the middle of a series of murders.
I love the characters, the NOLA setting and Brandy's unerring talent for finding herself in the middle of one disaster after another, both in her amateur sleuthing and her dysfunctional family life.
This one's definitely worth a read.