The Day Job is Murder Review:
The Day Job is Murder is a novella setting up the McKinley Mysteries series. Sarah is dealing with the case mostly on her own, while Sean is pining and grieving. Sean is proudly old school, perfect if you like the chivalrous type. Sarah is a classic-type lady who happens to wear pants and solve crimes.
I can see them being like Castle and Beckett, except they hit the lottery and bounce out the department. If you’re looking for that push-pull banter, there isn’t much here since it’s so short. Skipping to the second installment when they’re honeymoon is easy, and preferable if you liked Castle once they got together.
McKinley Mysteries series is perfect if you like clean cut characters, a sweetheart romance, having the money to follow your dreams, and crime-solving abilities. All the installments are on the short side, perfect for brief escapes and bingeing the series.
Romance. Humor. Murder. Are you looking for a murder mystery without all the graphic violence and foul language? Something that you can enjoy in an afternoon and walk away feeling good about afterward? How about a dash of humor and romance? If so, meet former detectives Sean and Sara McKinley. When a billionaire leaves them all his money, they no longer have to work, but they find themselves sticking to what they’re good at—solving murders. Undercover, off the books, and around the world, they’ll get to the bottom of things…and romance it up along the way.
This is the perfect book series for fans of Hart to Hart, Castle, Colombo, Monk, Rockford Files, Psych, and Magnum PI.
Book Overview (in published order)
- The Day Job is Murder (2014)
- Vacation is Murder (2014)
- Money is Murder (2014)
- Politics is Murder (2014)
- Family is Murder (2014)
- Shopping is Murder (2014)
- Christmas is Murder (2014)
- Valentine’s Day is Murder (2015)
- Coffee is Murder (2015)
- Skiing is Murder (2016)
- Halloween is Murder (2017) – the cover will be available by the end of May/June, with some retailer links coming through in July, the rest in August.
CAROLYN ARNOLD is an international bestselling and award-winning author, as well as a speaker, teacher, and inspirational mentor. She has four continuing fiction series—Detective Madison Knight, Brandon Fisher FBI, McKinley Mysteries, and Matthew Connor Adventures—and has written nearly thirty books. Her genre diversity offers her readers everything from cozy to hard-boiled mysteries, and thrillers to action adventures.
Both her female detective and FBI profiler series have been praised by those in law enforcement as being accurate and entertaining, leading her to adopt the trademark: POLICE PROCEDURALS RESPECTED BY LAW ENFORCEMENT™.
Carolyn was born in a small town and enjoys spending time outdoors, but she also loves the lights of a big city. Grounded by her roots and lifted by her dreams, her overactive imagination insists that she tell her stories. Her intention is to touch the hearts of millions with her books, to entertain, inspire, and empower.
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