Not the Killing Type: 01/17/18
Not the Killing Type by Lorna Barrett is the seventh in the Booktown mysteries. It's November and time for the Chamber of Commerce elections. Tricia's onboard to help her sister run in opposition to Bob. Neither party, though, is expecting a third runner. Before they can even vote, the third candidate is found murdered.
This volume, like Sentenced to Death puts me in a Gilmore Girls state of mind. Bob reminds me of Taylor Doose. So when the central goal is to defeat Bob (and solve a murder mystery) it's hard not to start recasting all the characters with the actors from Gilmore Girls.
Mostly this volume is a whole string of red herrings. Obvious murderer is obvious. It's obvious from the very get go and really this is more about Tricia trying to avoid her label as the town jinx. And frankly, it doesn't matter. By book seven I'm fully invested in the town and its residents.