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Review: Miss Julia to the Rescue

December 1, 2015

Miss Julia to the Rescue

Hazel Marie’s husband, private investigator J. D. Pickens, has gone to West Virginia to work on a case but no one’s heard from him for days.  Hazel Marie is getting worried but there’s not much she can do with young twins to take care of.  When Miss Julia gets an odd phone call from J. D., she decides to take action and enlists Etta Mae Wiggins to help her rescue J. D.  The problem is, they’re really not sure where he is.

Things are hopping in Abbotsville as well.  Agnes Whitman has come to town and brought a strange religion with her.  She’s looking for new members and may be trying to recruit someone Miss Julia knows.  Can Miss Julie rescue him as well?

Miss Julia to the Rescue by Ann B. Ross was another fun book in the Miss Julia series.  For those who don’t know, Miss Julia is a prim and proper Southern woman who has had to learn to accept a lot of changes.  Change isn’t always easy for her but it’s opened up her world.  With the best of intentions, she always finds herself in the middle of things.  I find the Miss Julia books to be quick, fun reads and this one really hit the spot for me.  It was just what I needed when I read it.

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16 Comments leave one →
  1. December 1, 2015 5:45 am

    Those character names sure do sound Southern! :–)

  2. December 1, 2015 6:05 am

    Not very familiar with the “Southern” characters other than what I’ve read about. Sound different though!

  3. bookingmama permalink
    December 1, 2015 7:27 am

    I used to love these books. I could use a light read because I can’t focus on anything!

  4. Diane permalink
    December 1, 2015 7:51 am

    Never tried this author but have read fave reviews. Sounds fun

  5. December 1, 2015 8:50 am

    I remember enjoying a Miss Julia book years ago. Could be time to try another – this sounds like fun!

  6. December 1, 2015 9:29 am

    There’s a term for stories in which average citizens end up doing investigative work. Is it cozy mystery? Something like that, maybe?

  7. Patty permalink
    December 1, 2015 9:52 am

    I remember reading the first book but I have not read any in a while…but they are fun to read!

  8. December 1, 2015 10:54 am

    This series sounds really fun! Glad you enjoyed Miss Julia’s latest adventure.

  9. December 1, 2015 11:12 am

    I love Southern fiction. This sounds like a good book, and series.

  10. December 1, 2015 3:45 pm

    Sounds like a fun book

  11. Literary Feline permalink
    December 1, 2015 6:08 pm

    This sounds like such fun, Kathy! I love mysteries like this now and then. I haven’t read this series before, but it sounds like I should check it out.

  12. December 1, 2015 6:29 pm

    This sounds fun!

  13. December 2, 2015 8:45 am

    I haven’t read a cozy mystery in a long time. Just the cover on this book tells me it’s a fun read. 🙂

  14. December 2, 2015 9:53 am

    Miss Julia books are perfect reads for a lazy, rainy day.

  15. December 2, 2015 12:04 pm

    I could tell by the names that this was a book set in the south. I love the southern books you’ve steered me to. Now I need to check out Miss Julia. Thanks Kathy.

  16. December 20, 2015 11:20 pm

    I always think I’d like this series. I need to go and check whether I have the first one on my wish list!

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