Hurray for Tristi Pinkston! I’m a big fan of her personally and have great respect for Tristi’s writing ability. So, when she asked if I would like to review her new book Agent in Old Lace all I could do was give a little happy dance and electronically shout *gimmeee, gimmeee,. gimmeee!* at her. I embarrass myself sometimes.
Tristi has a deep spiritual and intellectual side, but her basic personality is warm, bubbly, and fun. Now, I have enjoyed Tristi’s previous historical fiction, but it was just, so, so, serious. . . I wondered when she’d let her personal nature shine through in her work. Let me just say that she really did that with Agent in Old Lace. To me, it felt like she’d finally given herself permission to just have fun with her creative talent and that made the story really shine for me.
When you pick up Agent in Old Lace you’ll find a compelling story in which Shannon’s boyfriend suddenly switches from loving, “Let’s get married” mode to “I’ll just kill you instead” mode. Suddenly you’re off and running with
I can honestly say that no matter what genre is your favorite: suspense, romance, or comedy, you’ll find a lot to love about Agent in Old Lace. It’s a quick, easy read that’s perfect for a day in the sun. Make sure you add it to your summer reading list.
I also take pride in the fact that there is a “whatshername” Palmer in the book. I know, I know, it’s a lame attempt at telling myself I’m famous. Hey, when you have such cool friends you try to claim that connection anyway you can. :)
Okay, so you don’t think I’m totally biased, I would have liked
Now, here’s my biggest whine about the book: I loved the cover, but when I got into the story I quickly figured out that the image I had of