Deadly Vows by Jody Holford

April 19, 2019     Elle    

Deadly Vows by Jody HolfordDeadly Vows by Jody Holford
Publication Date: April 9, 2019
Series: Britton Bay Mystery #2
Published by Lyrical Underground Genres: Cozy Mystery
Pages: 220
Format: ARC
Source: Publisher
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My Rating : five-stars

Former Army brat Molly Owens is happily settling into her new life in the seaside town of Britton Bay—and into new her job as editor-in-chief of the local paper. But as tourists discover the desirable spot, the tide along the Oregon Coast is turning . . .

Britton Bay is buzzing with preparations for a wedding at the bed and breakfast where Molly rents a small carriage home. Molly is even helping out and plans to interview the rising star caterer—until the woman is found dead. And then the bride-to-be goes missing. To make matters worse, the venue is owned by Molly’s new boyfriend’s mother—and Molly was among the last people to see the victim alive. All of which makes solving the crime her top priority . . .

With the nuptials indefinitely on hold, Molly will have to sift through a sticky mix of suspects, including a rival caterer with a short fuse, a groom with an illicit secret, and a wedding party riddled with personal drama. And if she doesn’t discover the truth soon, Molly might be her own front-page news . . .

I love the Britton Bay mystery series by Jody Holford! It’s charming, unpredictable, and a whole lot of fun! There’s even a blossoming romance within it that will make any reader smile! Deadly Vows is the second book in the series and I recommend reading all the books in order as they follow the same sleuth (just different murder mysteries).

In this one, a wedding has come to the town of Britton Bay! Normally, weddings are supposed to be fun and full of love and adoration, but when people push their own ideals on what the wedding is supposed to look like and hire over the top celebrity chefs things get a little… wild. That’s not all though. A murder shocks not only the town but those who are a part of the wedding- it hits too close to home. So amateur sleuth and editor of the local paper begins searching for clues to figure out “who-dun-it” before it’s too late! 

If you are a cozy mystery fan like me, this is a must read series! I highly recommend both books and am super excited for the next installment. Who knows, maybe Molly may even have a wedding in her future..


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