I’m so excited to be a stop on the blog tour for author Tina Kashian and her new release One Feta In The Grave. This is the third book in her A Kebab Kitchen Mystery series. I have read all three books in the series and they are great.
One Feta in the Grave (A Kebab Kitchen Mystery)
3rd in Series
Kensington (February 26, 2019)
Mass Market Paperback: 352 pages
Digital ASIN: B07DBPQQFJ
As summer comes to an end in her Jersey Shore town, Lucy Berberian continues to manage her family’s Mediterranean restaurant. The Kebab Kitchen also has a food tent at this year’s beach festival. But now a local businessman is under the boardwalk—dead by the sea …
With a sand castle contest and live music, Ocean Crest bids a bittersweet farewell to tourist season. Summer will return next year … but Archie Kincaid won’t. The full-of-himself store owner has been fatally shot, soon after a screaming match with Lucy’s best friend. Katie’s far from the only suspect, though, since Archie had some bitter rivals—as well as some relationships no one knew about. It’s up to Lucy to look into some seedy characters and solve the case before the wrong person gets skewered …
The writing style flowed smoothly and the book is an easy enjoyable read. The author is very talented in her descriptive writing and through much of the book I felt like I was right there in The Kebab Kitchen, smelling all of the delicious aromas and getting hungrier by the minute.
The characters are well rounded, well developed and three dimensional. I really like the emphasis on family in this series, it is heartwarming. I am also happy that it appears that Lucy has made a decision concerning her love interest, so I think the love triangle is over.
The mystery was well plotted and carried on well throughout the book. There were enough suspects to consider and clues to sift through that my interest was held throughout the entire book. Thrown in some red herrings and it was not an easy one to solve. I did not figure it out until the reveal at the end, but that is okay.
I would recommend this book to anyone who enjoys a well crafted cozy mystery. I have read all three of the books in this series and they are all great.
I voluntarily reviewed an ARC of this book provided by the publisher, Kensington Books, and NetGalley, which I greatly appreciate.
Tina Kashian spent her childhood summers at the New Jersey shore, building sand castles, boogie boarding, and riding the boardwalk Ferris wheel. She also grew up in the restaurant business where her Armenian parents owned a restaurant for thirty years. She worked almost every job—rolling silverware and wiping down tables as a tween, to hosting and waitressing as a teenager.
After college, Tina worked as a NJ Deputy Attorney General, a patent attorney, and a mechanical engineer. Her law cases inspired an inquiring mind of crime, and since then, Tina has been hooked on mysteries. The Kebab Kitchen Cozy Mystery series launches with Hummus and Homicide, followed by Stabbed in the Baklava and One Feta in the Grave by Kensington Books. Tina still lives in New Jersey with her supportive husband and two young daughters. Please visit www.tinakashian.com and join her Newsletter to enter free contests to win books, get delicious recipes, and to learn when her books will be released.
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