Engaged in Danger: A Jamie Quinn Mystery (Jamie Quinn Mysteries Book 4) - Barbara Venkataraman

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Entertaining and amusing, the Jamie Quinn series has intriguing plots, lots of laughs, great characters, and packed with action.

Jamie Quinn, a South Florida divorce attorney with a knack for finding herself in trouble, has her hands full in Engaged in Danger. After Jamie is contacted by a woman wanting to divorce her husband, a well-connected lawyer, Jamie enlists the help of BFF Grace and PI Duke in what will be a difficult court battle.  As they work to build their case, they uncover evidence of financial crimes, Russian mobsters and murder.

This was the best book out of the series so far. Jamie seems to be doing a better job with coping with life's up and downs.  Despite an argument with Grace and boyfriend Kip leaving for 3 months on a Save The Wombat project, Jamie manages to soldier on without falling apart, while keeping her characteristic sense of humor. I have to say, there was more than one time in the book where I wanted to give Jamie a good shake and tell her to smarten up.  A few of the plot threads were easy to figure out and I put 2 + 2 together pretty early in the book. . But the taut plot with all its twists and turns kept me turning pages and guessing until the very end.

Overall, Engaged in Danger was a light, fast read and a great addition to a solid series.