A Glee Club Mystery #1
Berkley Prime Crime
July 2012/ISBN: 0425251373/978-0425251379
by Cheryl Green
has moved in with her Aunt Millie in order to save money and be
near her new job. She is a struggling opera singer with a background
in musical theatre. Since she hasn't gotten her big break yet, Paige
is working as coach of the Prospect Glen High School show choir.
Working with high school divas is hard enough with all their texting,
eye rolling and chatting. Throw in the murder of a rival high school
coach and you have the makings of a "Gleek Tragedy"!
Greg Lucas in the auditorium with his head bashed in and microphone
cord wrapped around his neck. Two days on the job, and it has gone
from frustrating to just plain hell. When the police decide that
one of her students is the number one suspect, Paige decides to
investigate on her own. There are quite a few suspects and she plans
to check them all out. It becomes personal when Paige finds a threatening
note in her handbag.
I love the
interaction between Paige and her Aunt Millie. Always there to give
advice, cook inedible food or be a personal makeup artist, but never
seeing that her poodle, appropriately named Killer, is always out
to get a piece of Paige. This was a fast fun read with more twists
and turns than a roller coaster. The characters are likable and
some are quirky, and I hope to see most of them in the rest of the
series. I even have a warm spot for Killer the poodle, who had to
be the most memorable character in the book.
author I like starts a new series, I am always thrilled to get my
hands on a copy of the book. I hope that the series will be as good
as the first. Well, in the case of Murder For Choir this does not
I am delighted to say that this series is even better
than the Rebecca Robbins mystery series which I truly enjoy. I can
only hope that there will not be a long wait until the second book
in the series is published.