A Christmas mystery where Wall Street Journal and USA TODAY Best-Selling author Amy Vansant has Pineapple Port's "Santa" found dead...wearing a gingerbread man costume...with a shelf-elf stuffed in his mouth... Just another day in Pineapple Port!
Sheriff Frank asks newly-minted private detective Charlotte to help him crack the case, but she has no idea those darn gingerbread men will start showing up everywhere. What did Santa do that made them so angry? And what's the secret in his colorful Christmas-themed bureau?
"LOL Funny! I loved this book. Charlotte gets to help Frank on a case. Let's just say Gingerbread Men Reindeer and a whole lot of crazy. Oh I forgot the possum!! Read this book Janet Evanovich fan's will love this book." ~ Deborah Kesner ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
Charlotte is forced to split her time between searching for Santa's killer and helping Declan's crazy ex-Stephanie stop a corrupt district attorney in exchange for a book that could help solve more crimes in the future. She never thought she'd help calculating Stephanie with anything...but as this story comes to it's shocking ending, you'll find it could be Stephanie who's finally bitten off more cookie than she can chew...
If Janet Evanovich's Stephanie Plum and the Golden Girls had a baby, it would be the Pineapple Port series! Fans of Lilian Jackson Braun, Jana DeLeon and Rita Mae Brown won’t be able to get enough of this wild, funny, thrilling corner of Florida!
(There is no cliffhanger for the Christmas mystery in this book. There are ongoing story sub-plots that run through the entire series, but all books in the series can be enjoyed as standalone.)
"This is such a witty episode. I actually laughed aloud at the opossum scene. The Christmas theme is an added plus that features heavily in the plot. I loved that the plot held 2 mysteries. Declan's psycho ex draws Charlotte into one of her court cases, and a dead body turns up. By the end of the book, that thread is left open, but doesn't detract from the read. As usual, this is a clean read with no sex and few curse words. It's also well-edited. Highly recommended." ~ Author Felicia Mires ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
"Oh my, so funny. So mysterious, angsty and funny. I love these mysteries and how all the pieces fall together. Add in a sweet love story (and a serial killer) and it doesn't get any better than this." ~ Marsha Jeanne Thalleen ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
"Such a FUN Series! I have read all of the books in this series and enjoyed each story along the way. However, I have to say this has GOT to be my all time FAVORITE! I actually did LOL! If you're new to the series, start at book one!" ~ Gayle ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
"Vansant's books are pure delight from the wonderful characters to the witty dialogue to her terrific plots. Treat yourself!" ~ Margie ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐