Private Eye by Alyssa DayPrivate Eye by Alyssa Day
Series: Tiger's Eye Mystery #2
Published by Silverheart Publishing on April 19, 2016
Genres: Cozy Mystery
Pages: 257
Format: eBook
Source: Advance Reader Copy
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When Tess Callahan, new owner of Dead End Pawn, meets her grandmother the banshee, life is about to get complicated. When Tess’s partner Jack Shepherd, tiger shapeshifter and P.I., gets involved to help them investigate a banshee-kidnapping spree, life is about to get deadly. Because nothing is ever simple in Dead End, Florida, and sometimes it takes a tiger’s eye to see the truth.

When a woman proclaiming to be Tess Callahan’s grandmother walks into the shop, there are two things Tess knows. One, this woman is a banshee, and two, she’s going to be trouble.

Tess is partially right. Her grandmother is a banshee. But the trouble isn’t for Tess. Her grandmother is worried because many banshees across the States have gone missing and are presumed dead. Tess and Jack join forces to help figure out what’s going on. Jack is a private eye, after all, and former co-leader of the rebel army.

Tess and Jack’s relationship is progressing beyond work and flirting into something…more. But when Tess becomes a possible target, Jack’s protective instincts flare to life. Oh, did I forget to mention? He’s a tiger shifter.

I really enjoyed this, and I love the Cozy Mystery meets Urban Fantasy vibe, but I will say it’s really hard for me to mentally switch gears from the PNR Warriors of Poseidon vibe where we originally met Jack. Luckily her writing and the characters are interesting enough and exciting enough to help kickstart my brain into this new series.

I did feel the ending was rushed, and ended too easily. That’s the main reason for not quite being a 5 star read for me. However I do enjoy the new direction Ms. Day is taking with her writing. It’s fun, light, and new. Day’s witty prose and interesting world will always keep me hooked, no matter the genre.

***ARC courtesy of the author