Caturday Reads: Pit Perfect a Perfectly Adorable Cozy
Barkside of the Moon Mysteries
by Renee George
Mystery & Thrillers
Pub Date 15 Dec 2016
It is easy to fall in love with Pit Perfect. It is a cute paranormal cozy with two charming heroines - one were and one pit bull, both adorable and both determined to prove the innocence of Lily’s new friend Parker. Lily Mason is a shifter trying to start anew by connecting with the only family she has left. Smooshie is an adorable pit bull looking for a home. The two literally collide when Smooshie saves Lily from an oncoming car. It is love at first sight.
When Lily and Smooshie discover the body of the cantankerous head of the City Council in the field behind Parker’s dog shelter, all eyes fall on Parker. Katherine wanted to close down the shelter, so he has a motive. But he wasn’t the only one Katherine rubbed the wrong way. Most of the town had it in for her. It is simply a matter of figuring out who.
Renee George tackles the issue of why people are willing to open up to a stranger by giving Lily a diluted form of her mother’s truth ability. Her were abilities also come in handy, enabling her to listen in on conversations and detect clues others would miss.
If you enjoy cozy mysteries, particularly ones with adorable dogs and just a touch of magic and romance, Pit Perfect is a perfect choice.
4 / 5
I received a copy of Pit Perfect from the publisher and Netgalley.com in exchange for an honest review.
Pit Bulls are Sweet . . . and that's no mystery!
Fall in love with Lily Mason, the shifter who only wants to live as a human, and her pit bull Smooshie, a rescue dog who in the end may be the one doing the rescuing!
Pit Perfect, Book 1 of the Barkside of the Moon Mysteries from USA Today bestselling paranormal cozy mystery author Renee George, is an exciting tale of mystery and suspense that will have you on the edge of your seat.
When cougar-shifter Lily Mason moves to Moonrise, Missouri, she wishes for only three things from the town and its human population. . . to find a job, to find a place to live, and to live as a human, not a therianthrope.
Lily gets more than she bargains for when a rescue pit bull named Smooshie rescues her from an oncoming car, and it's love at first sight. Thanks to Smooshie, Lily's first two wishes are granted by Parker Knowles, the owner of the Pit Bull Rescue center, who offers her a job at the shelter and the room over his garage for rent.
Lily's new life as an integrator is threatened when Smooshie finds Katherine Kapersky, the local church choir leader and head of the town council, dead in the field behind the rescue center. Unfortunately, there are more suspects than mourners for the elderly town leader. Can Lily keep her less-than-human status under wraps? Or will the killer, who has pulled off a nearly Pit Perfect murder, expose her to keep Lily and her dog from digging up the truth?
This paranormal cozy mystery contains cougar-shifters, shifters, lovable pit bulls, and supernatural beings.