SMALL TOWN MYSTERY
The Big Dirt Nap is the second in a cozy mystery series. This book stands alone well so readers do not need to worry about reading the first book prior to reading this one. Paula runs a gardening business. She also freelances, writing articles about plants and flowers. Paula goes to a hotel to write about a corpse flower but instead winds up dealing with a corpse. Her friend Lucy is missing and Paula is being followed. She does not know why but she is being pulled into a murder investigation. Paula is a good heroine. Human enough to be realistic but she is very likable so readers care about her. There are good supporting characters in this book—Babe, Lucy, and the Harley biker group. There is decent action and twists and turns in this book; the murderer’s identity is not easy to figure out.
I enjoyed this book and want to read the first book sooner rather than later. I will continue this series. I rated it a 4.5/5 stars.
Melissa A. Palmer