Wednesday, May 4, 2011

"Electric Blue" by Nancy Bush: Review"

  • Hardcover: 331 pages
  • Publisher: Kensington; 1ST edition (October 1, 2006)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 9780758209078
  • ISBN-13: 978-0758209078

Book Description:
Nancy Bush's Jane Kelly series gets tangled in dangerous family politics. The members of the wealthy, eccentric Purcell clan of Lake Chinook, Ore., are all crazy, warns Jane's boss Dwayne Durbin, but Jane, a PI in training, agrees to work for the handsome Jasper "Jazz" Purcell anyway. Jazz wants Jane to help assess the mental faculties of his aging grandmother, Orchid, who holds the family purse strings. With various kooky Purcells vying for an inheritance, Jane and her beloved pug, the Binkster, are embraced by Orchid. But the family's weird history motivates Jane to investigate the long-ago death of Jazz's mother, Lily, who perished at a sanitarium. Meanwhile, Jane wrestles with her interest in her blossoming romance with Jazz—and her flirtatious relationship with Dwayne. It is full of suspense when one of the Purcells is found dead. With her clever ability to handle the zaniest of life's circumstances, Jane won't disappoint readers. 

My Thoughts: I found this book a fun, and cozy mystery to read. It reminded me somewhat of the Janet Evanovich's Stephanie Plum series, but, I must say I enjoyed this book even better than the Plum series, (maybe that is because I found this book much more realistic.) 

This is the first time I've read a book by Nancy Bush, and I would read another book by her. BTW, she wrote a Jane Kelly Mystery before this one the title being, Candy Apple Red. I may look for it the next time I'm shopping in my favorite bookstore.

I did like this book so I'm giving it 4****

I own this book, and I read it for my May "Just For Fun Reading Challenge." 


  1. I'm glad that you enjoyed this. The author seems to like using colors in her titles. :)

  2. I want to read this one. It sounds so good.

  3. Sounds like a good mystery!