From Amazon.comWhen a bloody painting is found hanging on a caf wall, Benny James is summoned by the local police department. As a retired FBI detective now working as a private investigator, he remains a major player when it comes to peculiar murder scenes and cracking clues.Tracking down the killer with Officer Vernon Kearns, the partners find bizarre art pieces that lead them to discarded bodies. As the list of suspects grows, a couple of artists living in a broken down plantation house piques their interest. One of the artists has the odd habit of taking on the personalities of others. The other has a secret she is desperately trying to hide.Vernons detective skills mature as he and Benny rendezvous with another eccentric cast of characters, new and old. For the small town in Georgia this may be the most important case of Bennys life as the town teeters on fears edge....
|Title||:||Brushed Away (Benny James Mystery #3)|
|Format Type||:||Kindle Edition|
|Number of Pages||:||269 pages|
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Brushed Away (Benny James Mystery #3) Reviews
Fun read. Plots and characters are not very complex.
The houseboat rocked. Benny popped up from his nap. Peering out the window, he saw a speedboat breaking the “no wake” rule. Benny wondered where the boat might be coming from in such haste. He plopped back down in bed. Benny’s head ached. His girlfriend of a year and a half, Rachael, had dumped him with no warning for a chance at an international media gig in London. After her call, Benny had four too many drinks. Benny heard fe ...more
Very good reading and it was exciting
I enjoy the series. Good reading and keeps it flowing. The characters are all interesting and it is hard to put down.
This was a great read! There were a lot of people who could have been the bad guys, but there was a great twist to it. Fast reading which made it really enjoyable. I highly recommend it to anyone who loves to read.
Well I just love this series
Seriously, easy descriptive reading, always a good entertaining plot and characters I can connect with and that are believable. I'm looking forward to the next one
Fun read with quirky characters.
Not the final book??? Please NOOOO!!!!
I just love the eclectic characters that turn up in this book. Red, Ned, the Chief, Uncle Karl and of course Benny and Rachel keep me turning the pages.
The homicides and crime scenes are interesting enough without too much gory detail.
Please Mr. Deas, keep the series going.
Fun, Quick-Read Mystery
This was my first Benny James mystery, which was an enjoyable read. I haven’t read the 2 previous books in this series, but the author provided enough information that this book was a stand-alone.
The characters are the best part of this book, because they’re fully realized people who have unusual idiosyncrasies . . . or perhaps peculiarities is a better word.
Due to several oddball characters, there are funny, feel-good side plots. Of course, as in most mysteries, there i ...more
Phoney murder mystery
It was all so improbable it probably happened ...in someones imagination anyway. Does stuff like this really happen? Not likely