Louisiana Longshot by Jana DeLeon

Louisiana Longshot

By Jana DeLeon

  • Release Date: 2012-07-01
  • Genre: Women Sleuths
Score: 4.5
4.5
From 143 Ratings
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Description

It was a hell of a long shot....

CIA assassin Fortune Redding is about to undertake her most difficult mission ever—in Sinful, Louisiana. With a leak at the CIA and a price placed on her head by one of the world’s largest arms dealers, Fortune has to go off-grid, but she never expected to be this far out of her element. Posing as a former beauty queen turned librarian in a small bayou town seems worse than death to Fortune, but she’s determined to fly below the radar until her boss finds the leak and puts the arms dealer out of play. Unfortunately, she hasn’t even unpacked a suitcase before her newly inherited dog digs up a human bone in her backyard.

Thrust into the middle of a bayou murder mystery, Fortune teams up with a couple of seemingly sweet old ladies whose looks completely belie their hold on the little town. To top things off, the handsome local deputy is asking her too many questions. If she’s not careful, this investigation might blow her cover and get her killed. Armed with her considerable skills and a group of elderly ladies the locals dub The Geritol Mafia, Fortune has no choice but to solve the murder before it’s too late.

What authors are saying:

“Southern wit at its best!” - NYT Bestselling author Gemma Halliday

“Sinfully funny!” - NYT Bestselling author CC Hunter/Christie Craig

What readers are saying:

“If you like Janet Evanovich’s Stephanie Plum series, you’ll love Miss Fortune.”

“This was a hoot!!! If you like mysteries and Southern eccentrics, this is the book for you. More twists and turns than the Louisiana bayou.”

“It has a flavor of Miss Congeniality, but it is much more than that.”

“I read this book in one night, unable to put it down because I couldn’t wait to see what happened next.”

“I’ve rarely thanked writers for the entertainment they provide. Nevertheless, I feel strangely compelled not only to thank this author, but to recommend this book to everybody and anybody – I give it five laugh out loud stars!”

Reviews

  • Friendship, romance and mysteries

    4
    By Tea and a good book
    Joyful read. Mystery solved with a delightful team of 3 eccentric females.
  • Louisiana Longshot - What a great read !

    5
    By Brian Didsbury
    The adventures, antics and circumstances that the characters find themselves in is a great read and had me laughing out loud many times. The story flows very well and as the pages dwindle one only hopes that this is the beginning of a series as I never wanted the story, or its characters, to stop. A FANTASTIC DELIGHT TO READ ! I recommend it to all who love adventure, mystery, and a good laugh as the story unfolds. A talented and skilful author whose work I would love to read more of.
  • Louisiana Longshot

    5
    By Mommac76
    Very funny and well written had me in stitches yet had a interesting storyline. I could hardly wait to read each chapter.
  • Lousianna Longshot

    4
    By Backoff94
    Enjoyed the characters. Great for a light summer read. Good little mystery with some chuckles.
  • Funny as hell

    5
    By talulabella
    One of my favourite characters, one of my favourite writers. Top notch series. Read them all immediately.
  • Awesome

    5
    By Wink633
    I am going to refer this book to my friends and family for sure. It is so funny. I loved every moment of readying it. I'm looking forward to any sequels.
  • Funny & entertaining

    5
    By Pam3015
    I found this book to be very funny, entertaining and a light read. I will definitely reading the remaining book in the series. All I will say is I wish I had grandmothers like the sinful ladies!
  • Another WINNER!

    5
    By Debbie too
    Again, I'm laughing while gobbling up this excellent book by Jana. I've thoroughly enjoyed every page of her work. Very well done! Just purchased the next three of the series as well and know I'll be reading all her books again.
  • Jana DeLeon's

    5
    By BanAnna45
    First book I rate and I have read lots of them. I'm even going to splurge and buy the other tomes !! Funny, well written and very entertaining. Thank you Jana :)

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