Author: Rebecca Adler
Publisher: Berkley Prime Crime
Series: A Taste of Texas Mystery #2
Format: Paperback ARC
Tex-Mex waitress and part-time reporter Josie Callahan is about to serve up some Lone Star justice in this spicy Taste of Texas Mystery from the author of Here Today, Gone Tamale.
Tourists are pouring into the town of Broken Boot for the annual Homestead Days celebration. Opening the festivities at Two Boots Dance Hall is smooth-talking country singer Jeff Clark, the ex-boyfriend of Patti Lopez, Josie’s best friend. When the charming Clark woos Patti onstage in an attempt to rekindle some sparks with his old flame, Josie fears her friend will end up just one more notch on the singer’s guitar strap.
To impress her editor at the Broken Boot Bugle, Josie and her Chihuahua Lenny pursue the singer to Patti’s house, hoping for an interview. Instead, they discover Clark facedown in a bowl of guacamole with a bloodied guitar at his side. With Patti suddenly a murder suspect, Josie must use her reporter skills to find out who had a chip on their shoulder—before the killer double-dips...
This book follows Josie Callahan whose with her goth friend Patti Lopez seeing her ex-boyfriend Jeff Clark when he gets her on stage and they disappear until the next day when Josie calls Patti to get an interview with Jeff only to find him dead in guacamole. Who killed Jeff and why? Is it connected to Pattie or his music career?
I loved reading this book and traveling around with Josie as she tries to figure out who killed Jeff when her friend Patti became a suspect. It's was a fun read with adventure and mystery along with everything Texas great book for Texas lovers or those who want a glimpse into what Texas is like!