Monday, May 30, 2016

Redneck P.I. - #TeaserTuesday and First Chapter / First Paragraph / Tuesday Intros

   I'm only partway into Redneck P.I. but I'm already loving the main character. Twila Taunton is an amber-haired, curvaceous redneck from Quisby, Alabama, currently trying to earn a living in Boston. So far, someone has shot at her at a company picnic, she's been fired from her job (gee, all she did was show a co-worker her boobs!) and she has talked her way into a new job as assistant to a good-lookin' private investigator. I can't imagine what the rest of the book will bring, but I know it will be fun! 

    Redneck P.I. is the first book in the Redneck P.I. mystery series:
Book 2 Link: Kiss Assitude
Book 3 Link: Backwoods Boogie

Genre: Mystery / Humor
Book Length: 314 Pages
Amazon Link: Redneck P.I.
Author Website: Trish Jackson

Opening:
   The words of a co-worker bitch started the whole thing.
   She hadn't done a very good job of tracking my whereabouts that morning, and obviously didn't know I was in one of the restroom stalls, with my pants on the ground.

Teaser (from 31% on my Kindle):
   Having any sort of gun pointed at you makes you feel pretty helpless, but somehow if you're butt naked when it happens, you feel even more helpless, as if clothes would protect you from a bullet in some way.
   "Holy crap, Velda," I had shouted, "What the fu... What are you doing?"

Synopsis from Amazon:
   Twila Taunton hates living in Yankee territory and has vowed never to allow a man into her life again. Everything is turned upside down when she invites hunky P.I. Harland O'Connor to the company picnic and she looks into his bedroomy eyes. Even worse, his equally as hunky twin brother makes her overlook her cop allergy. 
   Twila finds herself ducking bullets, and when Harland is wounded, she steps in to pinch-hit for him. Her lack of city-sophistication and disregard for political correctness help her solve some tough cases. And then someone tries to blow her up. She and Harland are soon caught in a dizzy, dangerous tangle that could cost them more than their lives.



Teaser Tuesday is hosted by Jenn of Books and A Beat. Post two sentences from somewhere in a book you're reading. No spoilers, please!

First Chapter/First Paragraph/Tuesday Intros is hosted by Bibliophile By The Sea. To participate, share the first paragraph (or a few) from a book you're reading or thinking about reading soon.



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22 comments:

Cleo Bannister said...

Yes - this does sound like good fun - I like the comment about the bullet and the clothes! Happy reading week Sandy!

Margot said...

With that first paragraph I'm compelled to keep going. This one sounds like fun.

Emma Littlefield said...

This sounds like it will have you turning pages - a real character!

(Diane) Bibliophile By the Sea said...

Oh no, I don't think so. Neither the cover or the intro works for me:(

Trish Jackson, Author said...

Thank you so much, Sandy for your kind words. I hope you ladies will enjoy the book as much as I enjoyed writing it. I'm currently working on the book #4, 'Fat Girls Rock.'

And by the way, Diane, the cover of the Kindle version was changed after the church shooting, and the Confederate flag is gone. I just don't have permission from my publisher to make the change to the print version.

Laurel-Rain Snow said...

What fun! Imagining a redneck in Boston made me giggle...and I knew right away that the humor and hilarious situations that unfold would keep me reading. Thanks!

Here's mine: “TWO IF BY SEA”

Sandra Nachlinger said...

Diane and Trish: I didn't realize there was an updated cover! I changed the image in my post to show the updated cover. - Sandy

Kathy Reads Fiction said...

Redneck in Yankee territory? Yep. Been there, been that. ;) This looks like such a fun and cozy book to read. I can see myself giggling through the antics in this one. I need a cozy fun book week soon, too.

Literary Feline said...

Redneck P.I. sounds like it would be a lot of fun. I am glad you are enjoying it so far. I will have to look for it. That teaser had me laughing out loud. :-)

The Candid Cover: YA Book Blogger said...

Oh my goodness! A mystery with a humorous element to it. This books sounds like a really fun and interesting read. I hope that you enjoy it! :)

melovebooks said...

This one sounds like a really fun read; I hope you will enjoy it! :)

Laura said...

I would definitely keep reading. Love the sound of that book. My Teaser is from a paranormal romance this week.

Brainfluff said...

This sounds like an enjoyable read, with plenty of action. Thank you for visiting earlier.

bloodthirstymuses said...

Wow, what a great first line! The book sounds hilarious! Thanks for sharing!

Heather
Bloodthirsty Muses

Laura Thomas said...

Hailing from Alabama, this is a perfect fit for me. LOL I know a few people who carry the moniker, Twila! This sounds like it'll be a hoot:)

My TT from Miss Mayhem

Yvonne said...

This definitely sounds like a good read.

Luxe said...

Sounds interesting, I love mystery books. Great teaser!

Stephen P. Bianchini said...

A thriller / mystery then - I think I could like this one! Thanks for sharing.

Trish Jackson, Author said...

Thanks again for your interest and to Sandy for a great post.

Jacqueline Gum said...

Sounds like big fun...love those sassy protagonists!

abookaddict said...

I like books with a sense of humor. This series seems to cover that aspect in spades! And thanks for visiting A Book Addict's View!

Anonymous said...

She sounds like my kind of character. I'd read this one.

Kelly Marshall