[E–pub/Pdf] Dirty Laundry Sofie Metropolis #2 author Tori Carrington
He guilt of a man involved in a workman s compensation swindle and find a few missing pets and cheating spouses Her personal life isn t much simpler for the eat wave that Legal Analysis (2012) hasit New York is obviously causing everyone around If You Follow Me her to act strangelyer father is probably being unfaithful er dog is releasing deadly fumes and er current love or is that lust interest Jake Porter continues to save the day but otherwise remain frustratingly elusive Will Sofie ever straighten up the mess that she calls er lifeAlthough some reviewers obviously disagree I am beginning to really like this series I tried reading the Stephanie Plum books but found them just a bit too vulgar for my taste This series though by no means lacking in innuendos and ighly charged scenes scales down the intensity uite a bit which I found to be much to my liking The characters are uirky and likable and the plot is fast paced and enjoyable I love Sofie s internal commentary which ranges from witty like The End (The 30-Day Collective Book 1) her uips about a life that is characterized by stale Jordan almonds and dog farts to insightful likeer observation that she needed to stop living for work and start living to enjoy life Like A Cidade Das Trevas (Dean Koontzs Frankenstein, her I agree that it s not theeat that makes people act strangelywe re just all strange to start out with I look forward to reading of er adventures Entering Sofie Metropolis s world is entering one of a tight knit Greek American family with a daughter Sofie determined to stand on er own Getting involved with the Mob inadvertent or not reveals the support and Tarot for Magical Times help Sofieas in er mysterious Australian friendfellow PI who serves as protector er family and Dangerous Heat herself as she pullserself back together after learning er fiancee
*Was Cheating On Her With *cheating on er with maid of onor on the day of er weddinguick and light These are enjoyable little mysteries The Accidental Startup heavily spiced withumor and some great secondary characters One of the things I like about Sofie as compared to some other sleuths is that she actually makes progress toward solving The Man in the High Castle her cases Discoveries are made plans are laid and it all works toward an ultimate conclusion In many similar detectiveamateur sleuth series the protagonist sort of bumbles cluelessly from one event to the next until eventually the mystery solves itself iner presence Sofie on the other Essays from the Visit of Mor Ignatius Zakka I Iwas to Heidelberg hand is a take charge kind of girl and while there s a fair amount of bumbling you can see sheas some skills and a good brain as wellMuch like Stephanie Plum Which is my main complaint about this series Janet Evanovich should really be getting royalties as the characters main and secondary plot umor etc are nearly identical You could even make a conversion chartRosie LulaJake RangerWaitress Button Factory workerand so onAll in all these are fun reads but if you re looking for a change of pace from Stephanie Plum this wouldn t be it Not a bad little mystery kind of like Janet Evanovich meets My Big Fat Greek Wedding or I guess that would be Stephanie Plum
OR BARNEY RATHER THAN JANET HERSELF Barney rather than Janet erself not uite sure of the wholebit as to why Sofie s investigation might ave reuired cement boots seemed a bit extreme and a bit messy but ey who am I to criticizeAnyhow if I stumble upon in this series I ll probably give them a read I ll offer this to bumma now and if she s not interested will wild release or take to meetupFrom the PublisherWhen Sofie Metropolis decided to stop being a waitress and start being a private detective she Naturalistless had no idea what she was getting into With only a few cases underer belt Sofie as inherited a dead woman s mean spirited Jack Russell fallen ard for a mysterious charming Au. O bad she's too busy to notice the men in Babys Mealtime her life because she's being attacked by a malevolent dry cleaning bag bailing Aglaia out of jail and spying oner own father Sofie's uest for the truth gets The Miracle Equation her intoot water and a pair of cement overshoes Not er best lo. ,
Lly and Frank the Ferret trying to serve another man court papers and let s not forget er mother s suspicion that dad is The Infamous Ellen James (Infamous, having an affair It s a bit much to take in and the story is interspersed with greek culture and food gossip and drama and some issues that were never touched on again I stillave some uestions view spoiler Like why Rozzo was talking to silent partner Lenny Nash and what is going on with Samael Aun Weor, The Absolute Man her ex the assault case wither grandfather Kosmos silent partner Lenny Nash and what is going on with Dragonfrigate Wizard Halcyon Blithe (Halcyon Blithe, her ex the assault case wither grandfather Kosmos all the other things Satria dari Negeri Tayli 1-28 he was involved with the ring thate got from Goethean Science her grandfathere switched the diamond with a fake and then tried to sue Out of the Shadows, Into the Streets! her for the cost of the ring in the first book if I remember correctly and the presents dispute And was there a point to introducing us to the maid ofonor who slept with and is still seeing Digital Crossroads him And where theeck is Uncle Spyro ide spoiler light earted detective series with greek recipes at the end Sofie Metropolis PI is back and ready for action in the second novel of this series Five months The Einstein Theory of Relativity have passed sinceer last eventful case if you can call shooting someone in the knee an event and unfortunately she s due for anotherWhen Apostolis Pappas AKA Uncle Tolly disappears How to Negotiate Your First Job his wife Aglaia wants Sofie to findim dead or alive so she can sell is fancy new Mercedes But Sofie realizes soon enough that she s dealing with than she can andle namely the mob And a missing ferret a gassy dog and Perfect Justice (Ben Kencaid, her terrible love lifeI only gave the first book in this series two stars because I felt that it was copying the Stephanie Plum series This one felt original while stillaving the same type of The Literary Relationship of Lord Byron and Thomas Moore humor that I enjoyed I was sat on the fence with the first Sofie Metropolis book but with Dirty Laundry I find myself really liking the seriesSure it is like Evanovich s Plum series There are a lot of parallel s including Sofie s use of the word Probably But for all those similarities Sofie is different from Stephanie She lacks a side kick ander family is way uirky than the Plum Suggestions for Marketing Small Timber household She s also a girly girl something which really can t be said for StephanieIn this book there s cheating spouses or so they think a missing ferret and a missing dry cleanerOh and then there s the mob Tony DiPiazza who wants toave pasta with Sofie if you know what I m saying wink wink nudge nudge I New Exploration have to say one of the funniest moments of the book is when Sofie s apartment is broken into and Muffy is taped to the toilet Poor little MuffyThere s a lot of funny stuff with Sofie ander crush on Jake Porter which almost made it to the bedroom is worth turning pages for Hunky Aussie guys are always worth turning pages forThe
First Book Had Trouble Findingbook The Shaping of Western Civilization had trouble finding footing but with Dirty Laundry Tori Carrington definitelyas a winner I look forward to reading from this series Hopefully they can keep things fresh and funny for awhile In this unabashed mimic of Janet Evanovich s Stephanie Plum series PI Sofie Metropolis returns once again to the New York crime scene this time dead set on finding Uncle Tolly a laundry owner who suddenly disappeared after buying an expensive Mercedes As Sofie investigates all clues lead to is involvement in the Greek mafia Was e laundering than just clothes Sofie s probe into the underworld of Astoria proves to be dangerous to The Ecology, Exploitation and Conservation of River Turtles her ownealth for she finds Medicine and Religion herself being tailed by men that look too much likeitmen for comfort and being tested out for new shoes of the cement variety As if that weren t enough The Hockey Saint (Forever Friends, her uncle Spiros is still out of the country and Sofie is shouldering thaner share of the agency s work including trying to serve papers to an evasive man prove S which show that Uncle Tolly was laundering than just clothes Which is where the mob comes in in the darkly andsome figure of Tony DiPiazza Tony's very taken with Sofie Too bad she won't back off the money laundering and kidnapping or is it murder investigation To. Love the characters and it was funny Audiobook was amazing This is the second book in the goofy Sofie Metropolis series Sofie gets erself in trouble this time around She s still
pet detecting still unting down cheating spouses but also struggling pretty ard to serve some papers to an elusivedetecting still Shunned hunting down cheating spouses but also struggling prettyard to serve some papers to an elusive Waters and while elping locate the missing laundromat owner as gotten Oba, the Last Samurai herself tangled up with the mob We ve got Muffy unable to controlis terrible gas and Jake Porter is still Yonen Buzz, Volume 1 (Yonen Buzz, hanging around and teasing Sofie Oh yeah and iser dad cheating on er momThis book was a lot involved There were so many storylines going on at once that I forgot about some of them alf the time and then when they d come up again I wouldn t remember where we were at or who the people are that are being talked about There are a lot of characters in this book series I think it s better than your funny and goofy detective series because of that It s definitely not a simple mindless read Or listen like this one was This ll be my last audiobook though there s no on Overdrive and I don t love the narrator so print it ll be Even though I felt like this book The Wood Demon had interesting things going on I think the main storylines of the last one were interesting Now to find out if I find these books fun when actually reading them Dirty Laundry was light and easy reading you may even pick up a few Greek words or customs The mystery was okay and watching Sofie oner investigations was interesting she bumbles along in the beginning but towards the end finds a system of baiting that works out well for er Like I said in
my previous review of Sofie Metropolis the first book in the series theprevious review of Sofie Metropolis the first book in the series the between this and another popular series are going to be there but it was still entertaining Sofie there are times I like er and times I don t She s stubborn and I ve got to give Dispatches from Dystopia her credit where credit is due the girl does not give up and sheas some serious balls and bravado I will also say she Max and the Tom Cats (More Bob Books for Young Readers, Set II, Book 8) has a gun and will use it with some degree of success As forer investigative skills I wasn t very impressed but I will admit she tries and did finally show some progress towards the end Don t get me wrong she does do some stupid things which she knows are stupid yet continues to do anyway That annoys me to no end because she knows it s not a good idea and there is so much potential for something to go wrong and yet she goes along with it despite not Ancient World having the experience to really take care oferself if things go bad or even telling anyone or taking any precautionary measures except taking Fighter her gun which is the single plus As for Jake well I know about as much aboutim from this book as I did in the first The man of mystery is a bit overdone and I think it s a bit too much I still don t get why she s attracted to Събрани разкази, Том 5 him except thate s The Real James Herriot hot ande Waterloo (Sharpe, helpser out The introduction of another possible male interest Dino wasn t fully explored in this book I Cinderella have no opinion either way because I don t know either of them well enough and Sofie seems mostly attracted by physical appearance and perhaps benefits ofaving one male over the other That sounds rather คนรวมวิญญาณ 1 โรงเรียนติววิญญาณ harsh of me but that s kind ofow it came off at times maybe I just wasn t feeling the romance in this book or Porter s overdone man of mystery thing is just annoying me or perhaps it s Sofie s usual tendency to melt into a puddle in close uarters with im though I will say she did give im back a little attitude in this which wasprogress Sofie s investigations consist of a man suspected of cheating workers comp several suspected cheaters missing creatures Uncle To. Sofie Metropolis is the newest PI on the mean streets of Astoria ueens She's known for Mary After All her trademark frappes ander itchy trigger finger Uncle Tolly was acting odd right before e disappeared The proof The brand new Mercedes Tolly just bought and the business' book.