Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Fifty Shades of Roxie Brown by Lynda Renham

Published July 28, 2015 by Raucous Publishing

Roxie Brown loves erotica and her friend, Sylvie, loves crime … novels of course. On a girls' night out they meet the Great Zehilda, the tea leaf reader, and suddenly Roxie’s Fifty Shades fantasies about her millionaire boss, Ark Morgan, look about to become a reality. But then she looks through the telescope and her life is turned upside down. Roxie and Sylvie, with help from Sylvie’s flatmate, Felix, set out to crack the case. Can Ark Morgan save her or is he the man she should be running from? Then enter Sam Lockwood and her heart is shot with another arrow. Come with Roxie Brown on her hilarious crime-busting romantic adventure and discover if the love of her life is the man of her dreams or if the man she loves is her worst nightmare.

My Thoughts…

Every time I pick up a book by Lynda Renham I know that I will get a quirky, fun, and easy read.  Fifty Shades of Roxie Brown is no exception.   I could not get enough of Roxie.   I knew she was off on what she saw and how she was going about solving the “murder” yet I was not exactly sure what she did see.    Her friends, Sylvie and Felix, were hilarious.  They fed into her paranoia of who the murderer was and kept me in stitches laughing at their antics.    With every move they made I was waiting for the other shoe to drop on them.  

While I love the romantic relationships that develop in this story, the friendships are the best.   Who has friends that will break into apartments?  While some of it was farfetched, their entire friendship was outstanding.    They had each other’s backs in the craziest of situations and never doubted that there really was something going on.     There was no criticizing of each other and the choices that they made.   Felix, Sylvie, and Roxie are true friends. 

Wonder where the Fifty Shades part of the story comes in?    I believe that it mostly comes from  Roxie’s mother.   She wants to spice up her life and start swinging (read the book to find out what her definition of swinging is.)  She always keeps providing Roxie with books, opinions, and other fun things to spice up her love life.  

Lynda Renham is always good for a funny, laugh out loud, book.    If you have not checked out her other books I definitely recommend doing so.   

**Thank you Lynda for providing me a copy of Fifty Shades of Roxie Brown for an honest review**

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