Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Waiting on Wednesday 04/16/2013

"Waiting On Wednesday” is a weekly event, hosted by Jill at “Breaking the Spine”, that spotlights upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating. 

This week I am waiting on......The Last Word by Lisa Lutz!

This is 6th installment of The Spellmans, and I've loved each of the previous installments. I love the quirky family that Lutz features. I love the fact that Isabel has been the prominent player in this series. This is a must read if you enjoy quirky mysteries and outrageous families. I've been told that this is the last book told in Isabel's point of view, so, yes, I definitely want to get my hands on this book!

The latest installment of the New York Times bestselling Spellman mysteries, a “series that keeps getting better and better” (Publishers Weekly), finds private investigator Izzy Spellman on the verge of losing everything.

Isabel Spellman is used to being followed, extorted, and questioned-all occupational hazards of working at her family's firm, Spellman Investigations. Her little sister, Rae, once tailed Izzy for weeks on end to discover the identity of her boyfriend. Her mother, Olivia, once blackmailed Izzy with photographic evidence of Prom Night 1994. It seemed that the Spellmans would lay off after Izzy was fired for breaching client confidentiality, but then Izzy avenged her dismissal by staging a hostile takeover of the company. She should have known better than to think she could put such shenanigans behind her.

In The Last Word, Izzy's troubles are just beginning. After her hostile takeover of Spellman Investigations, Izzy's parents simply go on strike. Her sister, Rae, comes back into the family business with questionable motivations. Her other employees seem to be coping with anxiety disorders, and she has no idea how to pay the bills. However, her worst threat comes from someone who is no relation. Within months of assuming control of the business, Izzy is accused of embezzling from a former client, the ridiculously wealthy Mr. Slayter, who happens to have Alzheimer's, which Izzy and he are diligently trying to keep under wraps. Not only is Slayter's business and reputation on the line, but if Izzy gets indicted for embezzlement, she'll lose everything-her business, her license, and her family's livelihood. Is this the end of Izzy Spellman, PI? The answer makes The Last Word, hands down, the most thrilling book in this bestselling, award-nominated series.



12 comments:

  1. This sounds like an entertaining series. Its nice to see a WOW portray a book that's 100% new to me. I enjoy good mysteries too.
    Bella's W.O.W

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    1. It is absolutely a terrific series. The characters are all out of their mind and enjoyable! Definitely borrowed the first book from the library if you can.

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  2. I've never read anything by this author but sure sounds like something I'd like. Will have to keep an eye out for this series. :)
    My WoW Pick!

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    1. Oh Bonnie, I know you are busier than a bumble bee in a hen house, but you should at least try the first book. You will enjoy it or I'll hang my head in shame.

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  3. This sounds interesting. I love a good mystery! Thanks for sharing something new to me.

    My WoW

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  4. Sounds intriguing! I haven't heard of this one before!

    Here's my WoW

    Have a GREAT day!

    Old Follower :)

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    1. I borrowed the books from my library and read them back to back. Can't wait for this book to release.

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    1. Ah, it's okay. Not all my posts are for everyone :)

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    1. Definitely! Highly recommended as well!

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