Glitter Bomb Book Review

An explosive good book – it will leave you entertained and at the edge of your seat.

Just the Facts

Title: Glitter Bomb (15th book in the New Orleans Scrapbooking Mystery Series)

Author: Laura Childs with Terrie Farley Moran

Publisher: Berkley Publishing

About the Book

It is Mardi Gras season in New Orleans and scrapbook shop owner, Carmela Betrand and her friend Ava are enjoying a parade when one of the floats explodes right in front of them! When the dust (and glitter) settle, one man is dead and Carmela’s ex-husband is the prime suspect. Can she hunt out the real killer and get to the bottom of this mystery?

Stuff You Should Know

Sub-Topics:
New Orleans, scrapbooking, crafting, strong female protagonist, small business owner, dogs

Can You Start This Series in the Middle?
Yes. I haven’t read the series in order. And even though Carmela’s personal life is a secondary storyline, it isn’t hard to catch up. I always feel like I get up to speed pretty quickly.

If You Like…
Kate Dyer-Seeley’s Rose City Mystery Series, you’ll like this book.

Marie’s Thoughts

This is an entertaining book if you like mysteries that are heavy on the locational charm. You get lots of details and stories about life in New Orleans during Mardi Gras. Carmela is a protagonist determined to get to the bottom of things, even at the expense of all else. If you like other books in this series, this one stays true to form.

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Terrie Farley Moran
2 years ago

Thanks so much for your kind words about GLITTER BOMB. Carmela and her sidekick Ava are two zany and interesting characters. Laura and I are glad you enjoy them. xo Terrie