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Thursday, December 20, 2007

Goodnight, Irene

by Jan Burke

I read book five in the Irene Kelly mystery series earlier this year and really liked it. So when Joy mentioned reading a second book by an author we'd only read one of, Jan Burke was an obvious choice.

In Goodnight, Irene the reader is introduced to Irene Kelly and several of her friends. The book starts out with one of her closest friend's murder. As a reporter, Irene picks up on the stories her friend was working on in hopes of finding clues that will lead to the murderer.

This type of book is like comfort food to me. Perfect for when I don't want to thing too hard, but want to escape for a few hours and be totally wrapped up in the story. I look forward to reading book two in the series soon.

4 comments:

Literary Feline said...

I plan to read this book for the 1st in the Series Challenge. I am looking forward to it. Thank you for the review!

BookGal said...

I'm glad you found this series. It's a good one. The later books just keep getting better.

Lynne said...

Have a wonderful Christmas!

jenclair said...

I've enjoyed quite a few of Jan Burke's novels! Glad you enjoyed this one!