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"like him much "him much I did in book one Stewart makes his naivety of modern life charming Having to explain contemporary expressions and actions to Dirk could have easily been repetitive and tedious but the juxtaposition of fourteenth and twenty first centuries provides some levity and educational moments The supporting characters especially Peggy s brother Drew and best friend Karoline are well conceptualized and appealing Throughout the book I did find myself wanting to smack Peggy and Harper for their obtuse assumptions about each others feelings and this is so frustrating Hopefully with the conclusion of this book the pair will find a way to work things out I always enjoy cozies that include animals and Big Willie s Scottish terrier Silla is my favorite character in this tale The scenes told from her perspective are full of emotion and heartbreaking for this dog lover Luckily it looks like she will be part of Peggy s future adventuresThere are three mystery threads in A Wee Homicide in the Hotel As I mentioned above the first thread involving the President is out of place and unneeded The plots concerning Big Willie s murder and the theft at least go together to tell a full story I do think that the details surrounding the necklace "in Peggy s store are too farfetched to be truly authentic but the connections between several of the characters "Peggy s store are too farfetched to be truly authentic but the connections between several of the characters make for a interesting resolution thoughI did not love A Wee Death in the Hotel but the Scottish traditions and lore along with the paranormal element and the dogs make it good than bad Dirk is the Ghostest with the Mostest Loved this latest installmentI am finding myself understanding his Scottish uite well ayuh and was hoping to see if Harper was going to put a ring on itmust mean there will be another bookyay Dirk the highland haunter is back in another fun installment of the Scotshop MysteriesAuthor Fran Stewart has written another delightful story in her Scotshop para cozy mystery series As with her last book I commend the author for her talent for eeping spirit Dirk s old world Scottish speech right on target A WEE HOMICIDE IN THE HOTEL finds Hamelin Vermont
holding the annual Highland Festival The town is up to its ilt hems in bagpipes hammer throwing caber tossing and murderthe annual Highland Festival The town is up to its ilt hems in bagpipes hammer throwing caber tossing and murder lead Peggy Winn and her temperamental ghost pal Dirk are once again Ngôi nhà xưa knee socks deep in the middle of things This was a well plotted mystery that had a lot going on Itept me guessing the entire way through and I came close to solving it But in the end I was out smarted big time I have to mention on of my favorite parts of the book Each chapter starts with a uote and an Act and Scen. Weekend Peggy senses something is awry After Willie is discovered dead in his hotel room the victim of a bagpipe related crime Peggy decides it’s up to her and Dirk to suss out a murderer because another death would really blo.
Fran Stewart Ì 9 review.
There are some cozy series where I love the first but the series loses its sparkle Not so with Fran s ScotsShop series I love Peggy
Dirk "the ghost and the whole gang can t "ghost and the whole gang Can t for book four Book 3 isthe ghost and the whole gang Can t wait for book four Book 3 is great addition to this series and it does have a a very good mystery to solve Eually important to me are the characters and setting I love the Scot Shop all the human characters who are not the bad guys the Scottie dogs and Dirk the Ghost The Hamelin Highland Games provide an interesting backdrop and I enjoyed reading about them Book 3 made me a happy reader This book the third in the series is by far the best of them to date Fran has Firing Schedules for Glass - The Kiln Companion knocked it out of the park Between the murder the setting at the Games and the plethora of persons of interest itept me in my lounger till I d finished every last page I can t wait for Peggy and Silla s next adventure Dollycas s ThoughtsNothing puts a damper on a festival uicker that a murder especially when it is a long time champion of the Hamelin Highland Festival that is found dead in his hotel room Peggy was just getting to Adam and the Ants know the man and finding his body was so traumatic She starts her own investigation with her handsome ghost s assistance To add to the excitement the town in crawling with Secret Service It appears the President wants drop in for a visitThis story has a slow build as we get tonow some new characters especially Big Willie the former champion who is Les Carnets de Cerise T3 - Le Dernier des cinq trsors killed and his Scottie Silla Big Willie s body is found about halfway into the story and the pace picks up considerably There are two plots that converge along with another subplot toeep us turning those page I was hoping this book would be better than the last but it s just as bad with all the POV changes Skipped to the endSince I don t normally write reviews unless I have something specific to say here s the break down of how I rate my books1 star This book was bad so bad I may have given up and skipped to the end I will avoid this author like the plague in the future2 stars This book was not very good and I won t be reading any from the author3 stars This book was ok but I won t go out of my way to read But if I find another book by the author for under a dollar I d pick it up4 stars I really enjoyed this book and will definitely be on the look out to pick up from the seriesauthor5 stars I loved this book It has earned a permanent home in my collection and I ll be picking up the rest of the series and other books from the author ASAP I don t see a 4th book but it was Return to Doomstar (Doomstar 2) kind of left open for one What happens with Harper Peggy What happens with Dirk Peggy didn t explain to him what she discovered sigh So sad Out February 7th th. Hamelin is overflowing with tourists enjoying the Scottish themed games and most of them are donning tartans from Peggy Winn’s ScotShop And her fourteenth century ghostly companion Dirk has been indispensableeeping an eye out. Is Scotshop Mystery is a welcome distraction for
these long winter nights Shop Owner Peggy And Her Peggy and her Ghost Dirk find themselves wrapped up in anotherlong winter nights Shop owner Peggy and her Scottish Ghost Dirk find themselves wrapped up in another during the Highland games in Hamelin I found there is so much to take in and much going on in this cozy mystery Between the games the shop and the characters Peggy has barely time to catch her breath Bagpipes drummers families and politicians all cram into town and the shop conflict excitement theft mischief and await you Great characters I especially liked the Scotties Wee Homicide in the HotelA Scotshop Mystery Book 3By Fran StewartISBN 9780425270332Author Website FranstewartcomBrought to you by OBS Reviewer DanieleSynopsisHamelin is overflowing with tourists enjoying the Scottish themed games and most of them are donning tartans from Peggy Winn s ScotShop And her fourteenth century ghostly companion Dirk has been indispensable eeping an eye out for shoplifters and matching customer s family names to their clan plaidAdding to the chaos is Big Willie a longtime champion of the games but not everyone is happy to have him in town So when he misses the first event of the weekend Peggy senses something is awry After Willie is discovered dead in his hotel room the victim of a bagpipe related crime Peggy decides it s up to her and Dirk to suss out a murderer because another death would really blowGoodreadsReviewA Wee Homicide in the Hotel the third book in the ScotShop Mystery series is bursting at the seams with Scottish charm and is sure to please fans of the seriesHamelin Vermont is full of tourists come to town to celebrate the town s annual Highland Games With drummers pipers and contests of skill and strength it offers fun for everyone That is until there is a threat to the President shoplifting troubles arise and one of the longtime competitors is found murderedby Peggy Readers go along with Peggy her very own fourteenth century Scottish ghost Dirk and her supportive friends and family to find out what really happened to Big Willie and if all of the sudden troubles are relatedA Wee Homicide in the Hotel gets off to a really slow start for me In hindsight I do not see that the subplot involving the President is necessary to the rest of the story at all I feel like valuable reading time is wasted with the first one hundred or so pages of the book Once the story focuses on Big Willie s death and the shoplifting things move along much uickly and this mystery becomes much interesting Even so this is only a slightly better than ok read for meThe characters are likable enough Peggy is plucky and makes intelligent choices Her relationship with Dirk has progressed with each addit. For shoplifters and matching customer’s family names to their clan plaid Adding to the chaos is Big Willie a longtime champion of the games but not everyone is happy to have him in town So when he misses the first event of the. .