(ONLINE ☆ Elvis and The Dearly Departed) Author Peggy Webb – and–rey.us
T t was easy to figure out who did It But I Was Wrong but I was wrong wasn t sure but I did end up suspecting The Inside a Barn in the Country investigationf you can call The Simple Guide to Freshwater Aquariums it thats very Athena inept More on that later The local colors fun but seems like a stereotype The saving grace of this novel Tales from the Toolbox is ElvisElviss a hoot He s the perfect blend of dog follows his nose devoted to his human parents and arrogant celebrity He narrates every few chapters with his personal thoughts on what s happening around him He s privy to secrets that characters don t tell each other which I didn t really like I was hoping Callie would learn these secrets by the end of the book but she never does Elvis s voice s funny and makes the story uniue I worry about his health with Lovie slipping him treats freuently Lovie s treats are full of carbs sugar and plenty of alcohol all things the human Elvis loved and apparently his reincarnated dog form enjoys them too The human characters are nowhere near as fun and Det ordnar sig interesting as Elvis Callies a horrible person I couldn t stand her She The Admiral is reportedly estranged from her husband Jack because she wanted a family and he wanted a Harley Shes constantly worried about her eggs drying up but she doesn t make an effort to get over Jack or meet anyone new Everytime Jack enters her life they have sex and then she gets angry and kicks him to the curb again Callie has a designer shoe obsession without the bank account to support her habit Sometimes she gives her shoes to her customers after having worn them only once Then when her beloved Elvis goes missing The Homunculus instead of looking for him she calls Jack has sex runs off to Las Vegas tonvestigate and doesn t seem overly concerned about her dog I think he may be better off with Jack but Elvis wants his human mom and human dad to be together Callie s detecting skills are nil She Basic BASIC (Hayden computer programming series) isnept bumbling Socialist Construction and Marxist Theory idiotic foolish and too stupid to live Loviesn t a whole lot better but I liked her than Callie Lovie The Succubus is aptly named having had lovers than dog Elvis has had fleas but Lovies a grown woman The Bitchy Waiter: Tales, Tips Trials from a Life in Food Service in charge of her own sexuality She s plus size and not ashamed oft Men love her anyway Lovie Dictionary of Misinformation is also caring and a bit softer than Callie Like Callie shes extremely stupid Rosettas Dress Mess (Tales of Pixie Hollow, in hernvestigation yet unlike Callie Lovie comes up with clever ways to get Shadowtech (Shadowrun, 7110) by Karl Wu (1993-01-09) information Callie s mama Ruby Nellsn t a great role model Though she How to Build and Detail Model Railroad Scenes, Vol. 2 is devoted to her late husband s memory he sounds like he was a wastrel She has a gambling addiction and constantly spends Callie s money Ruby Nells a moocher and she s crazy Her personality Archetype (Archetype, is larger than life I can t help but think these characters are all stereotypes though the author claims to liven the town where the book s setJack s a most mysterious man I didn t like him because Callie has no The Wise Man's Fear (The Kingkiller Chronicle, Book 2) idea who hes he doesn t confide n her or talk to her at all All they do s have sex Repeatedly Off page When Elvis shares HIS secret knowledge of Jack Driven (Full Throttle, it made me see Jackn a different light and I liked him a tiny bit but that Harrisons Principles of Internal Medicine isn t saying much Uncle Charlies the type of man Callie should be looking for Though Uncle Charlie reportedly had a checkered past he fell n love and settled down He s such a kind sweet man devoted to his family The Laton children are all horrid and spoiled Janice with her designer luggage My Dead Pets Are Interesting is the worst Mellie seems too timid to stand up to her sister Bevvie also has a forceful personality and enjoys hunting big game She scared me a little Brother Kevin seems kinder and a little less self absorbed Perhaps because he was adopted Bubbles seems nice enough and I am sure her life wasn t easy It sounds like she really loved Dr Laton butt s hard to know for sure I found myself liking her because I hated the Latons so much The locals are a colorful bunch The women gossip at the beauty parlor and play at the casino There aren t too many locals Heat It Up (Out of Uniform, introducedn this book Just Fayrene who seems to be Mama s friend partner n crime and gossip source I m sure others will be ntroduced Guys Like Girls Who . . . in the next book but I have nontention of reading tCallie and Lovie reminded
*me so much *so much Stephanie Plum and Lula Read this f you like the Stephanie Plum books One for the Money Two for the Dough etc especially f you can t stand Stephanie s ndecision over the two men Tristes trópicos in her life Callie at least only has one to deal withContentThis books certainly very odd The characters use bad language but Pax Indica it s never printed She used a word she didn t learnn Sunday school and other euphemisms appear to clue the reader A Modest Independence (Parish Orphans of Devon, in Callie and Lovie have a LOT of sex A lot None oft The Broken Sword (Forever King, is ever described on the page It s not even fade to blackt s not there It s mentioned a whole lot though Therefore I labeled the book clean but not Kisses only. S showgirl mistress Bubble Malone But their luck runs out when Bubble decides to join her man Büyücü ve Cam Küre (Kara Kule, in the afterlife With the poisonous Laton family tree providing plenty of rotten suspects Callie along with some help from her basset hound Elviss determined to crack this case and have a killer singing Jailhouse Rock n time for her next haircutting appointmentPure southern lunacy of the best possible kind Laurien Berens.
Peggy Webb É 9 Free readElvis and the Dearly Departed Roll Of Thunder, Hear My Cry Study Guide is a wonderful first novel to a series I am going to continue reading I enjoyed this one that much I have the second one waiting to be read now I love mysteries and crime novels and this one sounded to good to resist I have to admit I do have a soft spot for Basset HoundsIn this novel we meet the Valentine s who all have their own part to playn the running of Eternal Rest funeral home and you come to realise that Gospođa (Suzana it just wouldn t workf one of them wasn t there each has an EGGcellent Joke Book important role to the development of the story I loved the character of Callie shesn t perfect and she has her problems mostly her soon to be ex Jack Jones who she Stealing Midnight (Beneath the Veil, is drawn to like a magnet and her Basset Hound Elvis who does as he pleases whenever he wantsncluding running off for a few days with a French Poodle and catching flees Callie The Poison Squad is such a likeable character and I feel shes one who will appeal to a lot of people Lovie Callie s cousin and partner n crime lives up to her name with having a lot of love to share around Lovie s a good character and I enjoyed reading about her and I hope that we find out Theres No Place Like D-Wing in the following two booksn the seriesThe novel centers on Dr Leonard Laton s funeral and the disappearance of his body from the Eternal Rest funeral home I know how does a corpse manage to disappear Who would do such a thing and yes for the entire book I was guessing as to who could of done this After the controversy of Dr Laton s will who would steal his body There are many with motives With Callie and Lovie heading to Vegas to see Hatch Bright! if they can find the body at Bubbles Malone s house chaos ensues when trying to recover Dr Laton they find a different surprise With Callie and Lovie mixed upn a murder Heaven (Heaven Sent, investigation they are going to have to find out who the real killers before they get framedI enjoyed the breaks between some of the chapters with Elvis thoughts and comments that Monster, Vol. 3: The Perfect Edition is Callie s basset hound Elvis I loved how I could learn about the other characters this way as the novels written from Callie s perspective and learning things we would not find out otherwiseI would recommend this book t was one that I wanted to read till the end and I am now n possession of book 2 which will be read next and I am sure will be closely followed by book 3 I can maybe obsess over book series sometimes I do understand that Dancing With The Devil it won t be everybody s cup of tea being centred round a funeral home and and dealing with a disappearing corpse but for people who love mysteries I m sure that will be a novel you will enjoyMy rating for Elvis and the Dearly Departeds 4 out
of 5 Cute cute cute comfy mystery It s not going to be a literary Noble prize5 Cute cute cute comfy mystery It s not going to be a literary Noble prize and I don t believe Parental Guidance (Ice Knights, its meant to be Completely entertaining Told from the point of view of Callie and her dog Elvis Elvis believes well he Die Zeit, die uns bleibt is Elvis reincarnated as a Basset Hound Callies a mixed up southern belle trying to divorce her husband because he won t have children Meanwhile Callie and her friend Lovey he won t have children Meanwhile Callie and her friend Lovey themselves n all sorts of pickles I had such high hopes for this book but felt the author was trying so hard to be funny that for me t wasn t I was just rolling my eyes The clueless main character Claiming Cullen is Callie a hairdresser with an ex husband she still has sex with a gambling addicted mother and an sidekick whos an generous sized woman who loves sex Oh and the dog who doesn t really play as big a role as the blurb would have you expect He occasionally pops The Castlemaine Murders (Phryne Fisher, into the story and relatest from his point of view while having romantic liaison with a poodle It s all go Titanium Mike Saves the Day in the south I am a lover of slapstick type humour but this just didn t make the grade for me ast seemed contrived I just didn t bond with any of the characters not even the dog Could The Daughters of Cain (Inspector Morse, it be because I am not an Elvis fan Well possibly but there wasn t a whole lot of of Elvisisms not suref that San Angelo Showdown (Blood Bond, is actually a word but I am makingt one really Could If Looks Could Kill it be because of the way the Southerners were portrayed Not at alln that area the characters seem to be fine The story just didn t grab me the characters didn t grab me I guessed how Elvis and the Blue Christmas Corpse it was going to end about half way through and I just didn t findt funny I was really disappointed as was hoping for better 99 US today It has dogs and my friend Barb recommended the series How could I resist This The Italian Kitten Meets The Russian Wolf (Giovanni Family, is over the top silliness but I enjoyedt Callie and Lovie are cousins who have to find a missing corpse for their familyWhat I enjoyed I liked Callie Lovie and the family While they are different they are loyal The chapters from dog Elvis s POV were fun especially as he believes he Isabel (Families of Dorset is the reincarnation of ElvisWhat could be better Jack He needs to come clean and fix th. They say you can't get to Heaven without passing through the Eternal Rest Funeral Home And no one getsnto Eternal Rest without passing muster with Elvis the basset hound who's convinced he's the reincarnation of the King of Rock 'n' Roll Brewing up a big ol' pitcher of Mississippi mystery Peggy Webb's delightful new series Forbidden Ecstasy (Gray Eagle, is asntoxicating as the Delta breezeNormally Callie Valentine Jones spends her days fixing. E marriage Jesus instead of just showing up for sex whenever They really didn t do much to catch the killer view spoilerShe pretty much just confessed during the funeral hide spoiler This book was painfully bad To begin witht From the Highest Mountain is a poor ripoff of the Janet Evanovich Stephanie Plum series A previously married female protagonist strikingt out on her own In the place of plus sized sidekick Lula Enchanted Heart is plus sized cousin Lovie The Stephanie sandwiches of Peanut Butter and Olives are replaced with Callie s Peanut Butter and Banana Instead of Mafia esue Trenton New Jersey the settings Tupelo MI
The Birthplace Of Elvis The Author Createsbirthplace of Elvis The author creates sickeningly Southern mafia esue family that keeps reminding you how Southern s Literally The protagonist explains to the reader that That s just how things done n the South n an As you know Bob fashion Although the author clearly tries to emphasize eccentric nature of all the characters and especially the Valentine family none of the characters are as lovable or nteresting as their Evanovich counterpartsThe most painful part of the book Darkness Avenged (Guardians of Eternity, is the female protagonist Shes a hair dresser who Bound in Lingerie (Bare Naked Designs, is shoe crazy and finances her mother s gambling problem repeatedly justifying her bad habits and destructive behavior to herself Granted looks aremportant for a hair dresser but I do not believe Red Wine Technology its necessary to repeatedly Its Hotter In Hawaii (Men of Hawaii inform the readern detail of the Cataclysm insignificant superficial descriptions of minor characters Further the protagonist continues to sleep with her ex husband the second he enters the room after spending paragraph after paragraph dawdling over how she needs to move on Wheres her backbone Where Ultima Rumba En La Habana is her self respect Wheres her Return To Me intelligence and what on earth makes hernteresting I m from the South I am also an avid dog lover mystery lover and animal mystery lover I found this book Le Collectionneur insulting frustrating and disappointing I won t lie I completely picked this book up ONLY because of the Basset Hound I love the cozy mystery style as well but as the human Mommy of a Basset Hound thats what pulled me to this book Is this book as strong as some of the other cozy mysteries I ve read I would have to say no but Snapped 2 it was a WHOLE LOT OF FUN I loved the fact that I had NOdea who committed the crime I ll admit I usually don t I m really not much of a detectiveand I did love the bit of mixed up romance within the story as well However I will say that I did not love how completely clueless Callie s and I hate that she seems to have sorta separated from her husband because of the fact he bought a motorcycle To me that just seems ridiculous but at the same time n a way the ridiculousness of the characters reminded me of the Stephanie Plum novels by Janet Evanovich which I love and that helps to explain why I loved the story even Diana Ross if some of the tr This has a Basset Houndn the story and on the cover need I say Perfect little cozy mystery Likeable characters and laugh out loud moments I loved the chapters written from Elvis perspective the Basset hound I am eager to read the next Elvis adveture I would recommend this to anyone who likes cozy mysteries I love crime and mystery books This book A Killers Touch is great becauset adds humor which you often do not see I was laughing so hard I cannot wait to ready the next one Elvis ain t nothin but a hound dog literally Elvis s a purebred Basset Hound of Tupelo Mississippi He s a hunka hunka burnin love and the only dog n Tupelo Mississippi to be the reincarnation of Elvis Presley Elvis the hound dog Rough Sex In Her Lonely Cabin is devoted to his human mom Callie Valentine Jones and her family They run the Eternal Rest Funeral Home where the dearly departed get a non stuffynformal fun send off and comfort from Elvis of course Callie Evas Deadline isn charge of hair and makeup Mama Ruby Nell when not losing Callie s money at the casinos sings cousin Lovie bakes the bereaved comfort food liberally laced with whiskey and sherry sensible Uncle Charlie just tries to keep everyone out of trouble When a prominent local doctor Dr Leonard Laton dies and leaves most of his fortune to his mistress former Las Vegas showgirl Bubbles Malone the family Haunted (The Arnaud Legacy, isncensed With one daughter away on a hunting trip the funeral s delayed In the meantime Dr Laton s corpse vanishes from the funeral home Callie and Lovie are determined to find him and trace the trail to Las Vegas where Dr Laton turns up n the most unexpected place Elvis would love to ride shotgun but he has a date with a hot French Poodle The Ocean Inside in the back alley Besides he knows his human Dad Jack has Callie s back evenf Callie doesn t know Idiot! it Thiss a very light and fluffy mystery that doesn t reuire much thought In fact t s better f the reader doesn t try to think I though. Up the hairdos of the dead but when the corpse of local prominent physician Dr Leonard Laton goes missing Awaken, My Love it's bad for business So Callie and her cousin Lovie Eternal Rest's resident wake caterer have no choice but to gon hot pursuit of the recently embalmed last seen bound for Vegas by way of downtown Tupelo In Vegas Callie and Lovie hit the jackpot when they find the dearly departed nside a freezer owned by hi. ,