[Ebook] Showstoppers (Emily Castles Mysteries #2) By Helen Smith – Jwdfitness.co.uk

Showstoppers (Emily Castles Mysteries #2) In This Zany Second Outing For Twenty Six Year Old Amateur Sleuth Emily Castles, Emily Helps Out At A Local Stage School Run By Her Neighbour Victoria In London As Parents And Prospective New Pupils Turn Up At The End Of Term Show Where Prizes Will Be Handed Out By Eccentric Philosophy Professor Dr Muriel And Famous Romance Novelist Morgana Blakely Emily Deals With A Blackmail Threat And Two Deaths, Before Teaming Up With The Guests Of Honour To Try To Prevent A Massacre Happening Live On Stage.The Funny Lines Will Keep You Giggling As You Race Through This Madcap Story To Discover Whether Emily And Her Friends Will Triumph Over Disaster.Readers Of M C Beaton Or Alexander McCall Smith Will Enjoy Discovering A New Author In This Entertaining British Mystery Series.Chosen As A Favorite Book Of The Year By Julie S Book Reviews.This Short Mystery Is A Standalone Story Set In London The Emily Castles Mysteries Can Be Read In Any Order.

10 thoughts on “Showstoppers (Emily Castles Mysteries #2)

  1. says:

    Make sure you have read Three Sisters novella first as Showstoppers will take right off into the happenings, without another introduction to Emily Castles, the quirky protagonist.Three Sisters and Showstoppers were stories that were fast paced from the beginning, light hearted, and complete with quirky British humor Smith s mysteries were set up with precise thought and executed with twists and turns that made them both very entertaining reads I think that Emily Castles is the newest proverbia Make sure you have read Three Sisters novella first as Showstoppers will take right off into the happenings, without another introduction to Emily Castles, the quirky protagonist.Three Sisters and Showstoppers were sto...

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    I always enjoy reading Helen Smith s writing There is an appeal to it probably from the brilliant subtlety of British humor she so easily writes into her stories which is natural to her, and then there are the surprise comical situations as well Stay on your toes while reading this so you don t miss some of this subtle humor that British authors are famous for writing The other thing I love about Smith s writing is her knack with writing such descriptive scenes and thoughts from the character I always enjoy reading Helen Smith s writing There is an appeal to it probably from the brilliant subtlety of British humor she so easily writes into her stories which is natural to her, and then there are the surprise comical situations as well Stay on your toes while reading this so you don t miss some of this subtle humor that British authors are famous for writing The other thing I love about Smith s writing is her knack with writing such descriptive scenes and thoughts from the characters Smith truly has a voice of her own you do not want to miss This is a short, 75 page novellahas this listed as only being 48 pages long I believe this to be an error I read the ebook version, but it wasalong the lines of the Goodreads description of the 75 pages that is actually the second Emily Castle novella, but don t let that short fool you because this book is very full of happening It did read quickly, and it was very entertaining for me Showstoppers was a very enjoyable who...

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    The book I read before Helen s turned out, regrettably, to be a very good cure for insomnia, so I was very ready to pick up a light hearted, seventy five page, mystery novella and the second in the Emily Castles series to boot See Three Sisters It didn t disappoint In this, Emily finds herself just a little reluctantly solving the mystery of who is sending her neighbour, Victoria, who runs a drama school Showstoppers , some unpleasant letters regarding a video she made with a former boyfrie The book I read before Helen s turned out, regrettably, to be a very good cure for insomnia, so I was very ready to pick up a light hearted, seventy five page, mystery novella and the second in the Emily Castles series to boot See Three Sisters It didn t disappoint In this, Emily finds herself just a little reluctantly solving the mystery of who is sending her neighbour, Victoria, who runs a drama school Showstoppers , some unpleasant letters regarding a video she made with a former boyfriend Nothing smutty, don t worry Victoria has been harbouring a guilty secret about the video and frets that the author of the poison pen letters will use it in some way against her It s not long before other members in Emily s neighbourhood become involved in solving not just the mystery of who is sending the letters, but a murder too.I felt the first Emily Castles mystery, Three Sisters, lacked some character detail, but as there are some recurring...

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    Showstoppers is evenhilarious than Three Sisters, the first Emily Castle Mystery Poor Emily has been let go from her job due to the fact that it was a temporary situation Not only that but the mailman has left a letter for her neighbor Victoria and Emily has to actually interact with her when she delivers the letter.When Emily takes the letter to Victoria, Emily becomes unwillingly involved in yet another mystery Victoria has been receiving threatening letters due to a video she and an Showstoppers is evenhilarious than Three Sisters, the first Emily Castle Mystery Poor Emily has been let go from her job due to the fact that it was a temporary situation Not only that but the mailman has left a letter for her neighbor Victoria and Emily has to actually interact with her when she delivers the letter.When Emily takes the letter to Victoria, Emily becomes unwillingly involved in yet another mystery Victoria has been receiving threatening letters due to a video she and an ex boyfriend made in college The letters threaten to shut down Showstoppers, a musical theater that Victoria runs Victoria begs Emily to come work with her and try to figure out who sent the letters.Murder and mayhem again besiege Emily and friends ...

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    Title Showstoppers Emily Castles Mysteries Author Helen SmithStars 5Reviewer Wende SheetsEmily Castle is back and once again out of work Emily delivers a letter to Victoria, not realizing it is a poisoned letter and not the first one Victoria has received Victoria believes the letters are from an old boyfriend and stems around a drama skit video they made several years ago Emily soon finds herself working for Victoria at The Showstopper, a dance school Her first day on the job a m Title Showstoppers Emily Castles Mysteries Author Helen SmithStars 5Reviewer Wende SheetsEmily Castle is back and once again out of work Emily delivers a letter to Victo...

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    This is the second Emily Castles mystery, and I found it just about as pleasing as the first No profanity, no sex, and nothing inappropriate At least I feel that I knew the characters better, but I still struggled to really get into the mystery Again, her vocabulary and descriptions are impeccable I am not sure what genre I would like to see her write besides mystery, but she certainly has a gift I am still looking forward to a full novel featuring Emily, and I can only hope that the myster This is the second Emily Castles mystery, and I found it just about as pleasing as the first No profanity, no sex, and nothing inappropriate At least I feel that I knew the characters better, but I still struggled to really get into the mystery Again, her vocabulary and descriptions are impeccable I am not sure what genre I would like to see her write besides mystery, but she certainly has a gift I am still looking forward to a full novel featuring Emily, and I can only hope that the mystery will be better developed.Lest you think I did not like the book, nothing could be further from the truth I think I preferred the first story, but there wer...

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    A continuation of the Emily Castles series, Showstoppers follows the life of protagonist Emily Castles Once again facing unemployment, Emily is drawn into a curious incident involving her neighbor and her dance studio What starts off a strange series of letters becomes a matter of life and death A wonderful who dun it, Showstoppers is written in Helen Smith s very unique and appealing style Great characters, quirky humor and plenty of suspects to keep you guessing to the very end Quick rea A continuation of the Emily Castles series, Showstoppers follows the life of protagonist Emily Castles Once again facing unemployment, Emily is drawn into a curious incident involving her neighbor and her dance studio What starts off a strange series of letters becomes a matter of ...

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    English Mystery Without the FogIt s always good to read a mystery with characters you will identify with and a plot you don t guess the in s out s twists before the reveal.Showstoppers delivers I particularly identify with Emily Castle who works temp jobs that don t go permanent I like h...

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    Come to the ShowAn excellent way to spend a few hours Emily is a very special and intuitive heroine who seesthan most people I hope she gets settled into a good jobs, but that would bring the series to an early conclusion I will look forward tobooks in this series.

  10. says:

    My review for Showstoppers I loved it It is so witty I love this character Emily, I wish I could meet her in person Dr Muriel is a hoot This a must read series I look forward to the next book

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