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Tuesday, May 24, 2016


It was the best of times and the worst of times--from approx 1969 - 1972. I was around 19 or 20 when Woodstock happened and my friend and I and our then boyfriends had tickets to Woodstock. Our boyfriends made it there but since both us girls had to work that day-we were going to leave from my Mom's apartment later in the day. My Mom had other ideas--she, it seemed had been listening to the traffic reports--back ups--people camped at the sides of roads--so she did what she had to do, I guess--she literally paid us off NOT to go. She sent us off (with my dog) to go stay at our boyfriends apartment in Boston. By now we were hearing what a mess it was up there--MUDDY, wet, not enough to eat or drink--and of course since it was the time of hippies, free love etc not to mention drugs (pot, LSD) (non of which either my friend or I were into)--we were resigned. Then we got that knock on the door--another friend come to tell us that a guy our boyfriends knew hung himself in jail. Kind of put a damper on things--but that was when even being caught with 1 joint could land you a life sentence. Like I said--it was the best of times and the worst of times. I did manage to go to a couple of other outdoor concerts-but truthfully I much prefer going to an INDOOR venue where there is ample water, food and NO MUD!!!

The outdoor concert depicted in this novel is held in the desert (NO MUD) at someone's ranch. No one was allowed to do or bring in drugs and the owner of the property really did try to make sure that didn't happen. And there were a lot of food trucks with lots of differing foods who were invited to be vendors and were set up in one specific area. Well one of the vendors was The Red Pony Food Truck and another was French Food Obsession food truck. Now these guys were fierce competitors--not friends at all!
Jacques is murdered and the blame seems to be heading straight to John and his assistant Max. They live at the compound shared by 4 friends and the black lab who refuses to leave the compound without his pink booties! That ground is much too hot for those sensitive paws and for reduced rates always cook all their meals.

There are several suspects and Marty-art appraiser extraordinaire and also lives at the compound--is bound and determined to find the real killer! Her police detective fiance does help a bit as does her psychic sister. So who is the killer--not who you will suspect and that's all I'm going to say. Lot's of good food in this one-and the recipes are at the end of the book!

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About the Book (from Amazon)

Seven time best selling Amazon All-Star author does it again!

What part did mollies and Fireball whiskey play in a murder at a country music festival held outside of Palm Springs, California? Why was the celebrity chef, Jacques Rushon, owner of the French Food Obsession food truck murdered? The suspects at the top of the sheriff's list are Marty Morgan's friends John, the owner of The Red Pony food truck, and his assistant, Max.

Or was it the ex-wife who was owed back child support? Food truck competitors John and Max? The owner of the White Stallion Ranch where the music festival was held? Jacques' drug dealer? Jacques' partner in the food truck, Ned? Or Ned's wife, Rita? In order to save her own life, Marty has to solve the murder mystery. Fortunately, she has a little help from Jeff, her police detective fiance.

This fast-paced cozy mystery gives the reader a behind the scenes look at music festivals and food trucks. As always, there's lots of food, recipes, and a black Labrador retriever who refuses to give up his pink booties!

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43 comments :

Masshole Mommy said...

That sounds like an awesome book. I love a good murder mystery.

Dianne Harman said...

Thank you so much for the lovely review and your experience with Woodstock. I well remember that time and if I'd been living on the East Coast, I'm sure I would have tried to be there. For sure it was a seminal moment in a baby boomer's memory!

Literary Winner said...

I've read lots of your book reviews but I have to say I like this one the best so far! Thanks for sharing your personal experience. My mom always talked about how she would have loved to have gone to Woodstock but she was only 16 and there was no way her dad was letting her go.

KRISTINA PACHE said...

I would love to read this! I love reading and it's amazing to hear someone's experience and story of Woodstock! So awesome!

Kristen Campbell said...

Oh, I love a good mystery! And I have some friends who would agree with the possibility of death by country music LOL

April Hammond said...

Sounds like a great summer read, I like that it gives you a look into outdoor concerts. I have only been a few outdoor concerts and love them.

Anonymous said...

I have some of her books on my kindle fire I am a great fan of hers.I have never gone to a outside concert before.
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Neely said...

I think I would love her books! I cant wait to read this one!

Bernadette Callahan said...

Murder mysteries are one of my top favorite reads. This does sound interesting!

Christy Maurer said...

I love her books! Yes, I've been to a large concert outside before. It was really cool.

Peggy Hyndman said...

I do enjoy reading Dianne Harman's books. I have never been to a large music festival.

Tracy Shafer said...

I have a lot of Dianne's books! Both ecopies and regular! I have been to some pretty big concerts...

Tough Cookie Mommy said...

I like how fast-paced this mystery is. It is sure to keep any reader on his or her toes while reading it.

Akhil Sharma said...

I love all types of mystery books and novels because they keep my engaged, and this one also looks like something really interesting.

Carrie Rundhaug said...

Im not a big mystery reader I prefer YA books but this sounds interesting. I might have to look into it more.

patanne said...
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patanne said...

I've loved everything I've read that Dianne has written!

Tami Q said...

This sounds like an interesting read. I haven't read a mystery in quite a while.

Tough Cookie Mommy said...

I really enjoy the Historical references in this book. I am not a huge fan of mystery but I enjoy Historical Fiction.

Julie Wood said...

I love to read and this book looks so interesting! I will have to check it out.

Puffy Biddles said...

This looks like a fun read. Thanks for sharing!

Cynthia W said...

Sounds like an interesting read.

Cynthia W said...

I'm going to recommend this to our book club.

Tamra Phelps said...

It does sound really interesting. The settings make it a little different than most other similar books, so I like that.

michelle combs said...

sounds like a great book

Melissa Storms said...

I have not read any of Dianne Harman's books yet but I love a good mystery. I really like that recipes are included at the end of the book.

Tanya White said...

I love a good mystery book. This sounds like something I would be very interested in reading.

Natalie said...

This looks like a great read! The author certainly has a lot of best sellers on amazon!

michelle combs said...

seems like she has some great books

bn100 said...

haven't

lisa said...

Not for me. I am so not a country music fan. I couldn't get beyond the title.

Marthalynn said...

I haven't read any of Dianne's books yet, but they are on my list! I've heard such great things about her. I used to go to large music festivals when I was younger. I loved the energy of them!

rblbsh28 said...

this book sounds like it would be a good read

Michelle Elizondo said...

I do love to read.

michelle combs said...

looks like a great read, thanks for sharing

holdenj said...

Great story and it looks like a good read. I have never been to a big festival.

michelle combs said...

looks like a great book

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