Audiobook Review: Daisy McDare and the Deadly Rival Affair by K.M. Morgan

Just when Daisy McDare thinks her life can’t get any better, she discovers the dead body of her neighbor, Eric O’Doul.

While the local detective thinks Eric’s death was a burglary gone wrong, Daisy believes something more devious is at play.

Determined to bring her neighbor’s killer to justice, Daisy starts snooping around.

Unfortunately, she uncovers half a dozen suspects, all with killer motives. Can Daisy catch the killer in time, or will her intrusion in the case make her the next victim?

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My Review

I chose to listen to this book after receiving a free audio copy from the author. All opinions in this review are my own and completely unbiased.

Daisy McDare & the Deadly Rival Affair is a novella with a listening time of about 2 1/2 hours. It’s the seventh book in the Daisy McDare cozy mystery series.

Daisy’s neighbor is murdered, so she’s on the case again. I thought the local detective had finally gotten used to her and would accept her help, but he thinks this is just a burglary gone wrong. So without any help from the police, and even though there are several suspects, she’s able to solve the murder quickly with a stroke of luck.

I have been wondering about Daisy’s relationship with Gavin. Even though they’ve gotten very close, this is the first book that has more than just a little bit about their relationship. I hope more is to come.

The narrator, Donna Soto, seemed to talk louder when some of the men were talking rather than changing her voice. It would have been easier to listen to if she’d just used the same voice throughout the story.

I recommend Daisy McDare & the Deadly Rival Affair to anyone who likes cozy mysteries and super quick reads. I think I’d prefer the e-book of these novellas though. I’m going to listen to the rest of the Daisy McDare books I received in the hope that they have a little more meat to them, especially since there was one out of the seven that I’ve listened to that was an improvement.

About the Author

K.M. Morgan loves baking, crafts, cute cat videos, and reading mysteries.

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