Innocent in Las Vegas: A Humorous Tiffany Black Mystery A.R. Winters
Reviewed by Cat Jones Top 500 Reviewer
I read a LOT of mystery stories and most fall short in some way or the other. The serious ones are too serious, and the funny “lighthearted” ones are just too fluffy. I thought this book had the perfect balance of being lighthearted, but still a serious page-turning mystery. You really want to get to the bottom of whodunnit, but you’re also laughing aloud at the crazy things that happen.
I can tell that many readers will think it’s similar to the Stephanie Plum series. I guess it is, it’s really funny. But I also thought it was similar to Sue Grafton’s Kinsey Milhone character – Tiffany is cool and tough and wants to be a PI. She’s also intelligent, a trait I see lacking in the “detectives” of many of these “funny” mystery stories.
This book isn’t literature. It’s not going to win the Pulitzer Prize. But I didn’t read this book to increase my literary skills. It’s a good book to cheer yourself up when you feel sick or down, and it’s just a nice, happy read