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Lethal Bayou Beauty Audiobook

Lethal Bayou Beauty

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From NY Times and USA Today best-selling author Jana DeLeon, the second book in the Miss Fortune mystery series.

No one in Sinful liked Pansy Arceneaux, but who hated her enough to kill her?

When aspiring actress Pansy Arceneaux returns to Sinful, Louisiana, to head up the beauty pageant portion of the Summer Festival, CIA assassin Fortune Redding knows she's in for trouble. Her undercover identity as a former beauty queen makes Fortune the perfect choice to chair the event with Pansy, but Pansy's abrasive personality makes it impossible to get through a single rehearsal without a fight. When Pansy turns up dead, Fortune is the prime suspect.

Armed with only her wits and two conniving seniors referred to locally as The Geritol Mafia, Fortune launches an investigation to find the real killer before her cover is blown.

©2013 Jana DeLeon (P)2015 Audible, Inc.

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  • Yvonne
    Southfield, mi, United States
    31/05/16
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    "The same as before - Enjoyable"

    This one too is hilarious. Fortune is evil ass and being run crazy by the Geritol Mafia. Her adventures are hampered by refraining from using deadly force and keeping low key. In this book it proves a little more difficult because the high school bitch is back and everyone has a reason to kill her.

    So you would assume everyone is a suspect because of course the bitch has offended everyone. Yet, why is Fortune the suspect? Well it is her story of course. She is not 007 nor is she Stephanie Plum. She is a delightful mix exactly in the middle.

    This is a small town which never had a murder until Fortune can to stay. Jana DeLeon does an excellent job giving us an interesting story while not bogging us down with the detail in a Lucas Davenport, the main character in a John Standford book, novel ‘
    A good read with just enough body to keep you interested.

    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
  • J. Byerly
    Carrollton, TX, United States
    15/07/16
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    "Good cozy with great humor"

    I came across the Miss Fortune series and decided to take a chance with book one. The minute I finished that one, I purchased book two. There is something so engaging and laugh out loud funny about a young female CIA assassin hiding out in a small Louisiana town and falling in with the local senior ladies. Ms. Campbell does a great job with the narration and just adds to the pleasure. It's witty, it's touching, the mystery is entertaining and you will love the characters.

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
  • Annette
    Pleasant Prairie, WI, United States
    10/06/16
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    "Laugh out loud comedy!"

    Great mystery that had me laughing out loud several times! Not sure which character I like the most, they are all so funny!

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
  • jaenpop
    3/05/16
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    "Second as good as the first!"
    What did you love best about Lethal Bayou Beauty?

    The story was creative, well written and a good solid mystery.


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    Fortune, Idabel, and Gertie are always great. You also cannot forget Carter, Ally, and Walter for their contributions to the story.


    Have you listened to any of Cassandra Campbell’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

    I love listening to Cassandra Campbell. I loved the narration in the first book in the series. Many people say they could listen to her read the dictionary. I would have to agree.


    Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

    The friendship that has developed between Idabel, Gertie and Fortune is especially interesting simply from the perspective of the dramatic age differences. However, the depth of the relationships and the fierce intensity with which they protect each other is very fun to see.


    Any additional comments?

    Though this book series is probably aimed at women, I have been so glad that I happened on it. I like spy stories, and being from the angle of a female spy in the CIA, seemed interesting, and now I am hooked. This is a great read for anyone who likes the genre. What I like most is the light-heartedness of these novels. The situations are real and dramatic, but there is always a little whimsy and comic relief. A very refreshing perspective vs. the dark and gritty.

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
  • Bonnie L. Anderson
    SWFL
    22/04/16
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    "This series is a hoot"

    I was laughing throughout the book. I listened to the whole Mudbug series but this is better and different. The Sinful ladies crack me out and they make Fortune their foil. On to the next book I the series. 🎎😹😆

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
  • Rusty
    Georgia
    9/02/16
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    "Stealing the Show"

    While this series is about CIA agent Fortune hiding out in a small bayou town, senior citizens Ida Belle and Gertie steal the show. Lots of laughs along with a mystery!

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
  • TERESA
    20/07/16
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    "Oh my goodness"

    OMG this one was so so funny. It had me laughing out loud right by my self. I can't wait until the next one. And as for Cassandra Campbell she is the best one of my Favorite

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
  • MT
    4/06/16
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    "awesome series!"

    I love this series! Completely unique characters and story line. Funny, entertaining, and leaves you immediately ordering the next in the s
    eries. Best narration I've heard.
    More please!!

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
  • green ice cream garden
    miramar, FL United States
    22/08/16
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    "Not deep, but fun"

    If you can restrain critiquing a weak portrayal of an ace CIA operative, you may enjoy this light and funny mystery. So far so good for this series.A

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • bebe
    South Carolina
    4/08/16
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    "Fantastic"
    Any additional comments?

    This is a great book in a great series. It truly is laugh aloud funny. The characters are so real and some are so outrageous. The heroine, Fortune, is very likable. Her side kicks, Ida Bell, Gertie, Millie and Ally are super likable too. The dialogs among them and the sexy deputy sherif are snappy and sometimes just too funny! The story in this book, as in the previous books, is interesting from start to finish. So far I have listened to these books in one sitting (I am retired). The mysteries are difficult to solve - but they do get solved. The reader is great. I highly recommend this book but also recommend that you start this series in order so that the characters and the story can build. I have already downloaded the next book in the series.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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  • Fleetwoodboy
    1/06/16
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    "Don't turn your back"

    This book was so funny at times it had me laughing out loud . Four absolutely brilliant lady characters spread mayhem and discover murder in their midst. Overall a good interesting story with a surprise ending. Good back up characters also make up the quality of the book.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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