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Sweet and Deadly
Sweet and Deadly
Author: Charlaine Harris
Newspaper reporter Catherine Linton ignored her investigative instincts when her parents died in a mysterious car crash six months ago -- grief obscuring the warning signs that something was amiss. But when she discovers the beaten body of her father's nurse on Linton property, Catherine quickly realizes her parents' death was no acciden...  more »
ISBN-13: 9781625671202
ISBN-10: 1625671202
Publication Date: 4/17/2015
Pages: 192
Rating:
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
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3.8 stars, based on 4 ratings
Publisher: Jabberwocky Literary Agency, Inc.
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover
Members Wishing: 1
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reviewed Sweet and Deadly on + 2 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 14
I believe this is Harris' first published mystery; it was originally published in 1981 and re-released in 2007. It's a very light, fun read. You can see elements of Aurora, Sookie, and Lily in the main character.
bookaddicted avatar reviewed Sweet and Deadly on + 128 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 8
Harris's first novel about a young woman who believes her parents death was not a simple car accident. As events continue to unfurl in her small Mississippi town she tries to piece together the connection between a current murder and her parent's deaths.
goddesslovingbookworm avatar reviewed Sweet and Deadly on + 170 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 8
Absolutely devoured this in an afternoon! Being from the South, I understood all the nuances of small-town Southern living. I was thrown for a bit by how dated some of the attitudes really were in the story until I looked at the copyright date and realized it was written over 25 years ago (I think this may be Ms. Harris' first book?)

Now I know I will be hunting her series novels!
Sheyen avatar reviewed Sweet and Deadly on + 74 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 5
I believe this is one of Charlaines best books, the writing, and the style are very comfortable! And the ending, WOW, didnt expect that!
There were a couple of spots in it, where I felt like I was watching the dumb blonde in a horror movie and Im going *idiot dont go thru that door!* But alas that is the way alot of people assume us women are like! HA
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Helpful Score: 2
Excellent 1st effort - well worth republishing 26 years after the fact!
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reviewed Sweet and Deadly on + 85 more book reviews
When her parents and two friends are murdered, Catherine Linton begins to be suspicious of people she has loved for years .

Sweet and Deadly combines the best of mystery and suspense, with a pinch of romance .
reviewed Sweet and Deadly on + 10 more book reviews
Great characters and story development. I just wanted to know what happened to the main character after the mystery was solved.
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A very fast read and back to what Charlaine Harris does best. She really gets you involved in the characters and you grow attached to them.
denisesilva avatar reviewed Sweet and Deadly on + 8 more book reviews
Wow...really great book, very engaging from the beginning to end, highly recommended!


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