Guilty Pleasures

Guilty Pleasures

Judith Cutler / Apr 22, 2021

Guilty Pleasures A Lina Townend mystery The last way antiques dealer Lina Townend wants to spend a summer s afternoon is helping at a church f te However Robin the vicar is an old friend so Lina ends up selling br

  • Title: Guilty Pleasures
  • Author: Judith Cutler
  • ISBN: 9780727880482
  • Page: 267
  • Format: Hardcover
  • A Lina Townend mystery The last way antiques dealer Lina Townend wants to spend a summer s afternoon is helping at a church f te However, Robin, the vicar, is an old friend, so Lina ends up selling bric a brac But a harmless event turns into a crisis when someone tries to steal a tatty old snuff box Tatty it might be, but it s valuable enough for the would be thief toA Lina Townend mystery The last way antiques dealer Lina Townend wants to spend a summer s afternoon is helping at a church f te However, Robin, the vicar, is an old friend, so Lina ends up selling bric a brac But a harmless event turns into a crisis when someone tries to steal a tatty old snuff box Tatty it might be, but it s valuable enough for the would be thief to attack Griff, her dear mentor, to frame Lina for a crime, and to kill an old friend And maybe other people, too

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    About "Judith Cutler"

      • Judith Cutler

        Judith Cutler was born and bred in the Midlands, and revels in using her birthplace, with its rich cultural life, as a background for her novels After a long stint as an English lecturer at a run down college of further education, Judith, a prize winning short story writer, has taught Creative Writing at Birmingham University, has run occasional writing course elsewhere from a maximum security prison to an idyltic Greek island and ministered to needy colleagues in her role as Secretary of the Crime Writers Association.


    937 Comments

    1. This is the third book in this entertaining series I've read and the fourth book in the series. Lina Townend spots a couple of good things at a church fete held in aid of one of her friend Robin's churches. She decides that the little silver box she has bought may just be worth more than she thought it was when someone tries to steal it. This is a running theme throughout the book with mysteries strangers trying to get their hands on the box which is actually a very old silver snuff box. Then pe [...]


    2. This was a good, entertaining crime book. I can't decide if it's a cozy crime or not, as the main character was an antiques dealer, but the police were involved and did much (most?) of the detecting. However, regardless of whether it counts as a cozy crime or not, it had an intruiging mystery and the characters were well described. A good, quick enjoyable book to read. I'll look out for more of these.


    3. It was OK, but won't be sending me rushing off to find the rest of the series.The main character was supposed to have been a street urchin, and much is made of her acquiring new vocabulary throughout the book, but as a bona fide ex-street urchin, she didn't ring true to me, and I realised it was because, although much is made of her lack of education, her syntax is flawless. She used 'whom' perfectly, while I still struggle with it and remain devoted to the double negative. Her language also did [...]


    4. Another country fete and another antique fair arouses acquisitive crimes. This one an antique snuffbox that garners Lina's attention at St Jude's ' fair. Of course, the merry chase begins with car tracers, security cameras and multiple car exchanges to foil a would-be tracker. The usual characters add their zaniness and charm as Lord Elham continues to drink his bubbly while forging documents, Aiden and Griff hold one another up through break ins, Robin has a spiritual challenge before getting m [...]


    5. This book started so slowly I fell asleep on several attempts to read it. Finally gave up. Later I read it, yawning most of the way through it. The only reason aI finished it was sheer determination to FINISH what I started. About halfway through there were some highlights and again around Chapter 90. Characters were two-dimensional. Basically boring.


    6. First of all, who knew there would be so many books with this title?This is the second book I read in this series and I enjoyed much more than the previous book. But I don't know if it was the book or me that was different. In any event, quite an enjoyable read.



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