Review of Put Out To Pasture

Put Out To Pasture

Farm To Table Mystery, Book #2

Amanda Flower

5 Stars

Synopsis:

A delightful new cozy mystery from USA Today bestselling author Amanda Flower!

There’s fowl play afoot on the farm

Shiloh Bellamy has saved her family’s farm from financial ruin—but now what? She’s barely scraping by on the farm’s new organic business model and the fall festival she organized to drum up business comes to a screeching halt when the body of a prominent townswoman is discovered underneath a scarecrow in a nearby field. Worst of all, the evidence points to Shiloh’s childhood best friend, Kristy, as the prime suspect.

Between cooking up delicious treats made with her farm’s produce, convincing her cantankerous father to let her do things her own way, and dealing with a newcomer in town who could be serious competition for her customers, Shiloh doesn’t have time to wade into a murder investigation. But with a killer on the loose and suspicious activity circling closer and closer to Shiloh and the people she loves, she realizes there’s nothing to do but roll up her sleeves and get down to the dirty work of finding the killer and clearing Kristy’s name once and for all.

This book is perfect for cozy mystery readers and fans of Kate Carlisle, Denise Swanson, and Bree Baker!  (Amazon)

Review:

The characters are well rounded and well developed.  Instead of enjoying the success of Fall Daze, which Shiloh put together as a way to help her farm, a dead body turns up.  And her good friend, Kristy, is the prime suspect.  Now, beside working to keep the farm doing good, she is going to hac]ve to figure out the culprit to save Kristy.

The writing style flows smoothly and the book was a quick easy read.  The author is very talented in her descriptive writing and these descriptions kept me engaged throughout the story.  The mystery was well plotted and the ending surprised me.  Shiloh has quite a few suspects to consider.

I would highly recommend this book to anyone who enjoys a well crafted cozy mystery.  I am looking forward to reading the next book in the series.

I voluntarily reviewed an ARC of this book provided by the publisher, Poisoned Pen Press, and NetGalley, which I greatly appreciate.

Put Out to Pasture: An Organic Cozy Mystery (Farm to Table Mysteries Book 2) by [Amanda Flower]