Book Review: Schemes & Bad Dreams by Trixie Silvertale

A blast from the past. A dangerous decision. This time, our psychic sleuth becomes the victim…
Mitzy Moon loves her new home town. But when history comes calling, she’s tempted by distant memories and forced to reconsider. Now her sudden disappearance could be an impromptu road trip… or something more sinister.

Mitzy seems to have fallen off the map, but her boyfriend, the handsome sheriff, continues to receive playful texts from the absentee heiress. Meanwhile, her entitled feline, Ghost-ma, and a powerful alchemist suspect foul play. Mitzy’s captor may have control of her phone, but he’s underestimated his prey.

Can Mitzy outsmart her jailer, or will her story be laid to rest?

Schemes and Bad Dreams is the fifteenth book in the hilarious paranormal cozy mystery series, Mitzy Moon Mysteries. If you like snarky heroines, supernatural misfits, and a splash of romance, then you’ll love Trixie Silvertale’s crooked caper.


My Review

I chose to read this book after receiving a free e-copy of the ARC from the author. All opinions in this review are my own and completely unbiased.

An old friend of Mitzy’s shows up and all he does is talk about money. From the beginning, I didn’t care for him. I guess I’m too suspicious. Mitzy seems to be okay with her old friend Ben but since he talks about nothing but her money, she decides to get rid of him ASAP. Unfortunately, as often happens, Mitzy’s plans don’t work out how she plans. In fact, there are a couple of twists along the way that I didn’t see coming.

When Mitzy disappears, it only takes a day or so for Erick, her boyfriend and the sheriff, to know that his suspicions are true and the Mitzy is missing. I like how everyone who cares for Mitzy, even her cat, comes together to figure out where she is. Of course, Mitzy is not one to sit on her hands and wait to be rescued. And no matter how much danger she’s in, she still has her sense of humor.

I love how the relationship with Mitzy and Erick is progressing…slow but steady. They’re perfect for each other. I’m looking forward to them taking the next step.

This is one of my favorites in the series. Even though there is a lot of drama, it is still written in a way that it is fun and funny. Although this book stands on its own, I recommend reading all of the books in order to get the most out of the series.

About the Author

Trixie Silvertale grew up reading an endless supply of Lillian Jackson Braun, Hardy Boys, and Nancy Drew novels. She loves the amateur sleuths in cozy mysteries and is obsessed with all things paranormal. Those two passions unite in her Mitzy Moon Mysteries, and she’s thrilled to write them and share them with you.

When she’s not consumed by writing, she bakes to fuel her creative engine and tends to her herb garden.