Leanne Aimes is annoyed when her best
friend, Jenny, cons her into helping with Jenny's latest
business venture. Her impractical friend has decided to
start a sleepover dating service for adults, and she needs
Leanne to even out the numbers. Leanne agrees to come
reluctantly. To her surprise, she meets a very attractive
man. Then things get crazy.
Private Investigator Gage Braxton
signs up to attend one of the Pajama Dates parties because
he’s got a tip that a drug deal might be going down there.
He plans to observe the party attendees and see who buys
drugs from the man he suspects to be the supplier. He
doesn't expect to meet and be attracted to Leanne, or for a
murder to occur. Can Gage and Leanne solve the mystery?
Finding Mr. Right is Murder
is a cute, if a bit too action-packed, mystery. Leanne and
Gage are both funny, stubborn, and smart, making them a good
match. Their first meeting is especially amusing. I
enjoyed their banter and the way they worked as a team as
the story progressed. An interesting cast of supporting
characters makes up the rest of the Pajama Dates party
attendees. There are a couple of subplots, one involving
Leanne's friend, Jenny, and another involving two of the
partygoers. Shara Lanel does a good job setting the scene,
isolating the party, and getting the murder mystery
started. The only problem is there’s just too much there.
I won't say too much so as not to spoil anything, but there
are way too many red herrings and each time it looks as
though the culprit will be caught, there's another
improbable twist. By the time the killer was finally
unmasked, I was losing patience with the mystery part of the
story. I didn't get tired of the romance between Leanne and
Gage, however. While Finding Mr. Right is Murder
may have tried to cram a bit too much mystery into one book
for my taste, as a whole it's a fun read.