Cinco de Murder Book Review

Smart, sassy, and full of sizzle, Cinco de Murder will leave you craving more of Josie and the residents of Broken Boot, Texas.

Just the Facts

Title: Cinco de Murder (3rd book in the Taste of Tex Mex Mystery Series)

Author: Rebecca Adler

Publisher: Berkley Publishing

A Little About the Book

Josie Callahan and her sidekick, Lenny the Chihuahua are back, and so is trouble. Non-agreeable visitor to town, Lucky Straw, is found murdered right before Broken Boot’s First Annual Chili Cook Off (that Uncle Eddie just happens to be organizing). Can Josie get to the bottom of things and restore order to her beloved town?

Stuff You Should Know

multi-generational family, family owned business, Texas, southern / Mexican heritage, dogs, culinary cozy

Can You Start the Series in the Middle?
This book can stand alone, but starting at book one will give you a greater understanding for Josie as a protagonist and where she got to where she is today.

If You Like …
Krista Davis’ Paws and Claws Mystery Series, you’ll enjoy this book.

Marie’s Thoughts

This is an entertaining and fun book. Josie is a relatable protagonist and I love the relationships she has with her extended family – particularly her abuela. The book ended far too quickly and I was left ready and excited for the next installment. 

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