Review – A Christmas Peril by JA Hennrikus

A Christmas Peril (A Theater Cop Mystery)
by J. A. Hennrikus


A Christmas Peril (A Theater Cop Mystery)\
Cozy Mystery
1st in Series
Midnight Ink (September 8, 2017)
Paperback: 288 pages
ISBN-13: 978-0738754154

When Edwina “Sully” Sullivan’s life imploded, she left behind her job on the police force and her unfaithful husband to start a new life as the general manager of her hometown theater, the Cliffside Theater Company. For five years, she focused on budgets instead of crimes and kept the Cliffside running alongside its mercurial artistic director.

But when her best friend is arrested for killing his father, the rich and powerful Peter Whitehall, no one is looking for another suspect. So, in between keeping A Christmas Carol on budget and Scrooge sober, Sully dusts off her investigative skills to find a killer. Her two lives collide when her ex-husband gets on the suspect list and she’s forced to confront her past in order to save her present.

My Review:
3 out of 5 stars

This book was a promising start to a new series. The theater aspect of this book really caught my attention and intrigued me and it delivered well on that end. I loved getting to see the way that a theater is run. I volunteered in a theater while I was in high school so that brought back some nice memories for me and it was fun to see it displayed in this book.

I enjoyed Sully’s character. She was well developed as well as the other characters also.

The mystery was well written and I wasn’t able to figure out who the killer was, so that’s always good. I like being stumped in a mystery.
*I received a copy of this book via Netgalley in exchange for an honest review.

About The Author

J. A. Hennrikus is the author of the Theater Cop Mystery series. As Julianne Holmes, she writes the Agatha-nominated Clock Shop Mystery series for Berkley Prime Crime. Hennrikus blogs with the Wicked Cozy Authors, is on the board of Sisters in Crime, and is a member of Mystery Writers of America. She is also an arts administrator who lives in Massachusetts. Visit her online at www.JHAuthors.com.

Webpagehttps://jahennrikus.com/
Wicked Cozy Authors Bloghttps://wickedcozyauthors.com/
She tweets under @JulieHennrikus, and am on Pinterest and Instagram, and have a page on Facebook. I also blog on Live to Write/Write to Live, and I blog on Killer Characters on the 20th of each month.

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