Audiobook Review – Play That Funky Music White Koi

Posted June 13, 2018 by Kathy in 4 stars, Audiobook Review, Book Review / 0 Comments

Audiobook Review – Play That Funky Music White KoiPlay That Funky Music White Koi Series: Lemon Layne Mystery #2
by Dakota Cassidy
Narrator: Hollie Jackson
Published by Tantor Audio on September 20, 2017
Genres: Adult Cozy Mystery
Length: 4 hours and 40 minutes
Format: Audiobook
Source: Publisher
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Welcome back to Fig Harbor, Washington home to amateur sleuth Lemon Layne, the best Sherlock Holmes wannabe west of the Mississippi!

No way. Vampires aren't real. Period! Or are they?

Find out in Play That Funky Music White Koi from USA Today bestselling cozy mystery author Dakota Cassidy. Play That Funky Music White Koi is packed with twists, turns, and suspects that will keep you guessing.

My tiny town of Fig Harbor's just recovering from our last tango with murder, only to be faced with yet another--and this time, it sure looks an awful lot like a vampire's on the loose in the PNW.

Vampires are just Twilight fiction, right?

I'm not so sure after a murder victim is found in my koi pond right next to my favorite fish, Koi George, (not good!) with bite marks on her neck, and a gothic antique chalice next to her body with blood residue.

By now, everyone knows I can't keep my nose out of a good mystery. But when I literally stumble upon an important clue linking a town official to the murder and what looks like a real live vampire cult, I decide it's time to gather up all the garlic I can buy and put my sleuthing shoes back on!”

This contemporary cozy mystery has it all, from the local doomsday prepper to an out of control pet monkey, a mother who would drive a saint to drink, and of course a dead body in the Koi pond.

4 Stars for Play That Funky Music White Koi

Play That Funky Music White Koi is the second book in the Lemon Layne Mystery series and is another fun cozy mystery. Lemon Layne is a magnet for trouble, especially the unusual kind. Lemon discovers another dead body on her property and thanks to Cappy, the local conspiracy theorist and doomsday prepper, another crazy speculation of whodunnit points to the supernatural. In the first book, Prawn of the Dead, Lemon was up against zombies and in this second book it appears vampires have taken residence in her peaceful town of Fig Harbor. But all is not what it seems, and Lemon can’t help but get to the bottom of this murder. This time readers discover more of Lemon’s heartbreaking past but with the support of her mom, best friends and adorable pet monkey, Lemon is healing, one day at a time. I also picked up on a spark of a romance which I hope I am right.

Play That Funky Music White Koi has everything I look for in a cozy mystery – fun and lovable characters, a suspenseful mystery and unique story twists. Author Dakota Cassidy has a fun sense of humor and I am enjoying this series. Hollie Jackson returns as the narrator and I think she did a good performance. But the voice of Coco still bothers me, but it is growing on me.

The Lemon Layne Mystery series is a quick and fun read. I can’t wait for the next book!

Rating Report
Audiobook Performance
Overall: four-stars

About Dakota Cassidy

Dakota Cassidy is a national bestselling author with over thirty books. She writes laugh-out-loud romantic comedy, grab-some-ice erotic romance, hot and sexy alpha males, paranormal shifters, contemporary kick-ass women, and more.

Invited by Bravo TV, Dakota was the Bravoholic for a week, wherein she snarked the hell out of all the Bravo shows. She received a starred review from Publisher Weekly for Talk Dirty to Me, won an RT Reviewers Choice Award for Kiss and Hell, along with many review site recommended reads and reviewer top pick awards.

Dakota lives in the gorgeous state of Oregon with her real life hero and her dogs, and she loves hearing from readers!

Reading this book contributed to these challenges:

  • 2018 Audiobook Challenge


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