Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Black Thursday by Linda Joffe Hull ( A Mrs. Frugalicious Shopping Mystery #2)


A death by falling toasters crushes the fun of Black Friday

When Maddie Michaels is invited by a local news channel to shop on camera for Black Friday, she leaps at the opportunity to share shopping deals with fans of her website, MrsFrugalicious.com. Even though a negative comment pops up from Contrary Claire, a naysaying blog follower, Maddie won't let it spoil her first TV appearance.

But as the deals get underway, Black Friday eve turns even blacker when a shopper is crushed beneath a pallet of toasters. After learning that the victim is Contrary Claire, Maddie becomes caught up in a murder investigation. Will she catch the killer before someone else is slashed like a sale price?

Includes couponing tips!
Series: A Mrs. Frugalicious Shopping Mystery (Book 2)

Paperback: 336 pages
Publisher: MIDNIGHT INK (October 8, 2014)
ISBN-10: 073873490X

My Review: Black Thursday by Linda Joffe Hull ( A Mrs. Frugalicious Shopping Mystery #2)


Good mystery, better hints for shopping savings. Makes you want to shop on Black Thursday. The characters are interesting and want you to see them again. The mystery was pretty good I did figure out the killer early on. The hints did distract some from the story.

Maddie Michaels is a middle aged woman who is getting a divorce. Her husband Frank lives in the basement of the house. She has Trent & FJ twin boys in high school. A stepdaughter Eloise in college.

Frank's whole family ended up at their home for their last family Thanks Giving. The house they live in is up for sale because of divorce and financial problems.

Maddie to make ends meet has started her own blog, Frugalicious. It is going great. Frank is on the local news and his station wants to have Maddie do a special Black Thursday at Bargain Outlet. They will follow her and members of her blog shopping deals and be on the news live. While shopping their is a accident and someone died. Some think accident whiles others don't. Maddie wants to save Bargain Outlet busiest weekend of the year.

Los Angeles is setting of the book and time frame is Thanks Giving weekend. It is a fast paced story.

The hints are good ways to save money while shopping for things you need. That anyone can use to save money every week.

I would read other Frugalicious Shopping Mystery books in the future.

I was given this ebook to read and in return agreed to give honest review of it by Netgalley and Midnight Ink.

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