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Amounting to Nothing (Mounted) av Karis…
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Amounting to Nothing (Mounted) (utgåvan 2017)

av Karis Walsh (Författare)

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Mounted police officer Billie Mitchell has come back from the memories of war to a place of peace: a job she loves, partners she trusts, and a new home in Tacoma's rough and neglected Hilltop Area. But when a businessman is murdered and one of her neighbors becomes a suspect, her calm shatters yet again. Heiress Merissa Karr has earned her own fortune working in urban renewal. After she witnesses her boss's murder, she becomes the next likely target, and for once, money can't buy her out of trouble. She needs to rely on Billie and other Hilltop residents--people who amount to nothing in her social circles--for her very survival. On pristine polo fields and run-down city blocks, two worlds collide. Can hearts and minds open wide enough for acceptance and friendship to expand into love?… (mer)
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Another in the Tacoma Mounted Police Series. In this one, it's Billie's turn to find love or try to at least. She gets called in when a woman, Merissa, is the only witness to the shooting death of her boss Dennis.

That shooting opens up a can of worms for both women.

Billie is still trying to recover from her experiences in the military, and the loss of her best friend Mike.

Merissa is trying to get her bearings back after being in the passenger seat when Dennis was shot.

They slowly get closer as well when Billie is ordered to Merissa's farm to both protect Merissa and keep an eye on the police horses boarding there too.

The mystery was quite interesting and the twistiness of it was super, super twisty too. And even though I thought that I knew who I thought it might be, Walsh kept me guessing if I was right or not until the end.

It was another really cool entry in the Tacoma series.

I got this ARC through Netgalley on behalf of Bold Strokes Books. ( )
  DanieXJ | Mar 29, 2017 |
Book three in the Tacoma Mounted Police series, although this will definitely stand alone if you haven't read the previous stories. This is a sweet and gentle romance with a fission of crime drama.



Billie Mitchell is a vet with PTSD who has found a place in the Tacoma Mounted Police. Despite considering herself a nomad after a disruptive childhood and years in the army, she is settled in Tacoma and has made friends in the neighbourhood and on the force.



Merissa Karr comes from a very privileged background and although she lives on her grandfather’s estate and runs a polo team, she is determined to make her own way as a project manager and designer in urban renewal. When her boss is shot the suspect list is small, and the motive hard to believe, but she needs both Billie’s protection and understanding in the aftermath of murder, and she is determined to find out why her boss and friend were killed.



As always with Karis Walsh’s books the characters are well drawn and the inter-relationships well developed. The friendships grow as the books unfold, and these are people we can genuinely care about and want to succeed. Ms Walsh has a subtle and enjoyable way of developing her characters and portraying their interactions, with an excellent narrative balance and a writing style that makes the plot flow.

There isn't a huge amount of tension, and the crime is solved quite easily, but the crime is a vehicle for the romance, and I always enjoy Karis' gentle and sweet stories. Well written and edited, this is an easy read, but definitely a great way to send the evening in front of the fire. ( )
  LesRead | Mar 5, 2017 |
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Mounted police officer Billie Mitchell has come back from the memories of war to a place of peace: a job she loves, partners she trusts, and a new home in Tacoma's rough and neglected Hilltop Area. But when a businessman is murdered and one of her neighbors becomes a suspect, her calm shatters yet again. Heiress Merissa Karr has earned her own fortune working in urban renewal. After she witnesses her boss's murder, she becomes the next likely target, and for once, money can't buy her out of trouble. She needs to rely on Billie and other Hilltop residents--people who amount to nothing in her social circles--for her very survival. On pristine polo fields and run-down city blocks, two worlds collide. Can hearts and minds open wide enough for acceptance and friendship to expand into love?

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