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Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Great Escapes Virtual Book Tours Presents: Mrs. Odboddy Undercover Courier Giveaway & Review


Mrs. Odboddy: Undercover Courier by Elaine Faber

 


Cozy Mystery 2nd in Series Elk Grove Publications (February 8, 2017) Print Length: 199 pages ASIN: B06WCZMFGN 






Asked to accompany Mrs. Roosevelt on her Pacific Island tour, Agnes and Katherine travel by train to Washington, D.C. Agnes carries a package for Colonel Farthingworth to President Roosevelt.
Convinced the package contains secret war documents, Agnes expects Nazi spies to try and derail her mission.
She meets Irving, whose wife mysteriously disappears from the train; Nanny, the unfeeling caregiver to little Madeline; two soldiers bound for training as Tuskegee airmen; and Charles, the shell-shocked veteran, who lends an unexpected helping hand. Who will Agnes trust? Who is the Nazi spy?
When enemy forces make a final attempt to steal the package in Washington, D.C., Agnes must accept her own vulnerability as a warrior on the home front.
Can Agnes overcome multiple obstacles, deliver the package to the President, and still meet Mrs. Roosevelt’s plane before she leaves for the Pacific Islands?
Mrs. Odboddy: Undercover Courier is a hysterical frolic on a train across the United States during WWII, as Agnes embarks on this critical mission.
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About The Author –
Elaine is a member of Sisters in Crime, Inspire Christian Writers and Cat Writers Association. She lives in No. Calif with her husband and four house cats (the inspiration for her three humorous cozy cat mysteries, Black Cat’s Legacy, Black Cat and the Lethal Lawyer, and Black Cat and the Accidental Angel).

Mrs. Odboddys character is based in no way on Elaines quirky personality. Two more Mrs. Odboddy adventures will publish in the near future. Many of Elaines short stories have appeared in magazines and multiple anthologies.


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My Review






This book is a hoot, wait until you get to the names of some of the characters, Mrs. Whistlemeyer, a rooster, Chief Waddlemucker, the police, and of course Odboddy for a started, are just a couple, full of chuckles.
This is the first book in this series that I have read, but it won’t be the last, full of history, and with a bit of suspense, and always with a laugh.
We learn again about the Jim Crow laws, how we forget things, we also find out things about FBI Director Hoover, and we get to visit the White House and see Fala.
Wait until you find out what is in the package that our Agnes risks her life for, and boy does she do that. We travel across country on a train, and experience all the trials and fun of sleeping and eating and life on the rails. Mrs. Odboddy has more than the normal and even becomes a hobo, but will she make it to Washington, D.C. with her important package and then on to her mission?
A real joy and page-turner, and can’t wait for the next installment.
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2 comments:

  1. What a great review. Thanks. Glad you enjoyed my book. I'm sure your readers will too!.

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  2. Thnaks for the review. Hope your friends will enjoy Mrs. Odboddy.

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