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Til death do us part?

Ida Belle, Fortune, and Gertie are gearing up for the big day - Ida Belle’s wedding to Walter - but when the caterer goes missing just a week before the big day, it puts a huge black mark on the joyous celebration. Molly Broussard is no stranger to being in the limelight, so when the former cage fighter turned in her boxing gloves for pots and pans, everyone who knew her was surprised...until they ate her food.

From all appearances, Molly took her boat out that day and simply never returned. An extensive search of the bayous finally produces the boat, but there is no sign of Molly. With no evidence of foul play, Sinful residents are ready to conclude that this is simply another tragic and all-too-common accident.

Nickel Bordelon spent half of his time in trouble and the other half paying for it. But one thing he knows for certain - Molly was murdered. When he asks Fortune to take the case, she isn’t sure there’s anything to find, but his emotional plea has her agreeing to look into it. As Swamp Team 3 begin their investigation, they find more layers to Molly’s disappearance than in Ida Belle’s wedding cake.

©2020 Jana DeLeon (P)2020 Audible, Inc.

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Always a pleasure.

This is a fairly fast paced story full of the usual shenanigans that Fortune, Ida Belle and Gertie find themselves in. Love this story, and can’t wait for the next book.

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  • Karen B. Jinks
  • 18-11-2020

Gators & Garters

If you want to read a light, fun book, the Miss Fortune books are what you’re looking for. I’d suggest starting at the beginning of the series because it builds the characters that appear in each book. I was laughing out loud in places in this one ... and in all of them now that I think about it. They’re just fun!

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  • Sarah
  • 04-11-2020

love this series!

I love what they get up to and all the crazy ideas! I hope there are more books...

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  • James
  • 24-11-2020

Can't stop enjoying these

The stories are so pure and enjoyable. The characters full of life and always interesting. Find myself looking forward to the next one.

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  • Dawn
  • 05-11-2020

Loved it

Jana DeLeon has done it again. This was a storyline that kept me laughing the entire book until the closing credits. Cassandra Campbell gave a stellar performance as she brought it all to life. I highly recommend this book/audiobook to cozy mystery fans.

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  • Sho Sunaga
  • 30-11-2020

a fun listen as always

even though I figured out the plot twist pretty early into the story, I was entertained throughout the book. there are some parts you just have to laugh out loud. I was listening to this while I was having lunch at a cafe and it was really hard to keep myself from laughing. I am sure the wait staff was creeped out by my smile..... you can read this on his own but why limit yourself to just one. I highly recommend the whole series.

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  • jodi crockett
  • 24-11-2020

Real enjoyable

Yes I have now read every book in the series and she just keeps getting better and better I really did not know who did it. And the ending was very unexpected but pleasant.... I still say one of my favorite members of the story is Godzilla . He knows how to really knows how to Liven up a party.

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  • TERESA
  • 15-11-2020

I LOVE THIS SERIES

Jana DeLeon please don’t ever stop writing this series and Cassandra Campbell please don’t ever stop narrating the series.

This is my favorite series out of all the audio books I own. And Im coming up on about two thousand audio books now.
This series is laugh out loud funny yet will at times pull at your heart strings. If you are trying to decide definitely start at Book 1 and keep on until a new one comes out. You can’t go wrong.
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  • Kimberly
  • 26-02-2021

A happy reader

I like all the books in the Misfortune series. They keep me laughing, while adding some mystery & suspense.

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  • mjyoung
  • 16-11-2020

Gators and Garders

This is the best one yet of the Miss Fortune books! Lots of action and lots of laughs! I can't wait for the next one!

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  • J@YD944
  • 15-11-2020

Gators & Garters

I must say that this was one of the best stories in the Miss Fortune series. Fortune, Ida Belle, Gertie & about all of the usual characters show up somewhere in this latest tale. Ida Belle & Walter are getting ready @ long last to tie the marital knot. Ida Belle visits the caterer to prepay for her services & a short time later the caterer, Molly, turns up missing & feared dead. Of course Carter begins his investigation but Fortune & her able assistants, Ida Belle & Gertie are privately hired to investigate as well. There are the usual laugh out loud humorous moments as well as the twists & turns of their investigative adventures. Godzilla the Gator makes a memorable appearance @ an inopportune time to round out the story. I can hardly wait for the next book!

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  • Katherine
  • 03-12-2020

Loved all of it

We're back in Sinful for another bonkers adventure full of mystery, laughter & explosions. Moreover Ida Belle & Walter's wedding is finally on the horizon. Now can someone make it so that I can listen to it all over again as if it were for the first time?

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  • Secret Agent 007
  • 20-02-2021

Love this series!

If you want a good story, great characters and lots of humour, read this series!

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  • Carôle
  • 08-12-2020

Such Fun and a Fabulous Murder Mystery!

Goodness me! I want to pepper this review with spoilers! So much so that, I can’t think of anything else to say other than - “Read It!”

If you’re new and intrigued by this title - don’t read it! Go to book 1: Louisiana Longshot. You have to! It’s the only way that you’ll get the full pleasure from each plot and character development!

If you’re a Miss Fortune regular, you don’t really need me to tell you anything! In fact I’m surprised that you’re reading this! It’s actually the best of the most recent tales, because it means so much!

Of course the narration was first class as usual. Cassandra Campbell can’t be faulted!

Enjoy!

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  • ChaosKay (Audiobook Obsession Reviewer)
  • 03-12-2020

Love it

Things are never dull in Sinfull with Fortune , Ida Belle and Gertie .
With Ida Belle and Walters wedding two weeks away the caterer goes missing .

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  • Clare
  • 24-11-2020

Lovely... they are friends again!

Great to see Gerty being appreciated and treated as an equal... and not the butt of all snide jokes! Thank you Jana, I enjoyed this one!!

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  • Julie Grundy
  • 04-11-2020

Brilliant

As good as all the other books can’t wait for the next one I hope there is one

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