This is a great adventure story. It begins with Stanley's work in the library, so I was instantly hooked, just based on that alone. There aren't enough stories that prominently feature libraries, so this was such a refreshing change. The setting and language of the story is wonderful. It's easygoing, and comfortable.
I consume books like a alcoholic consumes alcohol. Yes, I have a serious reading problem. This tiny page book almost took me a week to read. Mostly because I was avoiding doing it, and partly because reading it made me irritable and impatient. Jade's Awakening frustrated me, and that made me out right angry. I assume this book is for pre-teens there is no way this book could be for anyone older than ten but that doesn I'm definitely bragging when I say I am a fast reader. I assume this book is for pre-teens there is no way this book could be for anyone older than ten but that doesn't mean it has to be so insultingly 'dumbed down' and stupid.
Marianne has agreed to answer some of my questions but first, a little about Too Sharp. Everywhere she turns, the grudges run deeper and the danger ramps up. Has Tara finally pushed her luck too far? Thanks so much for inviting me! I started trying to write stories really young, like eight or nine
After a spate of dead animals being left on the doorstep of her business and several threatening text messages, Madame Vine hires Tara to find out if one of her employees is behind it all or if it is something more sinister. When her assistant Audrey is shot dead on the front doorstep it is clear that this is not a straightforward case. When hunky businessman Nike Tozzi contacted Tara with a business proposition for her she knew she would not say no. Bolo Ignatius needed someone to work undercover at the race track to look into some odd goings on that could ruin his chances of winning the championship. She is also assisted in her undercover mission at the race track by teenager Cass who Tara had brief dealings with in Sharp Shooter.