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Bag of Bones

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This is book 3 in the Low Country Dog Walker series and can be read as a stand alone. I'm going to look for books 1 and 2. Andi Grace doesn't look for murder victims, they just seem to be found where she is. Walking with her boyfriend one early morning they find elderly Miss Tabby dead on the beach. A good cozy story with great characters. I enjoy books set at the beach and this one is a realistic setting. I received a copy of this ARC in exchange for a fair and honest review.
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Another in an established series. The characters are well developed and have their own stories. I enjoy that when I invest my time in a series. Thumbs up
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Fun read that will keep you entertained.  Great characters and fun atmosphere combine with a carefully crafted mystery in this cozy.
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A clever and interesting cozy mystery. Charming protagonist with a dog and dog business. Her siblings are a great part of her life. Lots of good friends on this island, but also some enemies. Very enjoyable read.
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This is such a good low country cozy.  I loved following along with Andi Grace and Marc as they sleuthed to solve this murder mystery.  There were plenty of bumps in the road along the way. This was an enjoyable and fun read.  
Many thanks to BelleBooks Inc. and to NetGalley for providing me with a galley in exchange for my honest opinion.
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This is another wonderful installment of this series. The characters are sweet. The story was very engaging and kept my attention. It was well written and very enjoyable.
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Bag of Bones is one of those books with likeable characters, fun character dynamics and a few cute dogs. It's a well crafted mystery that keeps you guessing until the end and even if Bag of Bones can be read as a standalone, I would recommend reading the other books too.

Bag of Bones is well worth the read.
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Andi Grace Scott has decided to keep distance from amateur sleuthing. She and Marc are on their daily morning beach run when they stumble across a body. The victim is Tabby, the who fed feral cats at the beach. Andi Grace is drawn into solving the mystery behind Tabby's death - well, this time things turn a little personal as the killer attacks Andi Grace more than once. 
Having read the first two books in this series, I was eagerly waiting to read Bag of Bones. There is no doubt Bag of Bones is a new favorite in the series. The mystery kept me hooked until the end. Twists are plenty and the suspense is well-maintained throughout the story. It is so good to see how well this series is turning out to be - as the series began, we saw Andi Grace struggling but as this book ends, we see Andi Grace in a whole new light. 
I am looking forward to reading the next book. I wonder what new surprises Jackie Layton has in store for us readers.
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This is  a charming cozy mystery series that is one of my top favorite series. Bag of Bones is the third release in the" Low Country Dog Walker Mystery series".  The protagonist Andi is a  dog walker/plantation owner and has a dog named Sunny. Andi has a talent for solving mysteries and while running on the beach with her boyfriend finds another body.  The women is a local neighbor who is known for caring for stray cats. Andi is upset at her passing and resolves to solve her murder.  Once she investigates she finds many enemies who were against her feeding stray cats in the town. 

This is a well crafted fast paced mystery that kept me guessing to conclusion. The supporting charcters of family and friends are wonderfully created to the series. I love the charcters in this series. The animal theme in each book is perfect for us cozy readers that love animal cozies. I highly recommend this next in series for your reading enjoyment. This can be read as a stand alone however I highly recommend the entire series. 

Thank you to the publisher and to Net Galley. My review opinion is my own.
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An entertaining and well written cozy mystery.  Great plot and character dynamics.  I highly recommend.  I received an advance ebook from the publisher and Netgalley.  This is my unbiased review.
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A Bag of Bones by Jackie Layton is the third book in the A Low Country Dog Walker  Mystery. This was the first one I have read. I was able to get current quickly, It can be read as a stand alone.
I enjoyed the book. The characters are relatable and  likeable. I love the setting and feel like I'm at the beach. There are enough twists and turns that keep you guessing to the end. The humor and romance level is just  enough. 
I was given an ARC by Bell Bridge Books and NetGalley for an honest review.
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Another excellent addition to this lovely series.
I liked the quirky and fleshed characters and the interesting setting.
The solid mystery, full of twists and turns, kept me guessing.
I can't wait to read the next instalment.
Recommended.
Many thanks to the publisher and Netgalley for this ARC, all opinions are mine
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Such a great read by this author. The storyline was perfect for the reader in that you feel part of the story.
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Andi Scott Grace, dog trainer and walker seems to have a penchant for finding bodies. She was walking on the beach with boyfriend, Marc and their dogs when they came upon another one. Andi knows the victim and just can’t stop herself from investigating. The danger is closer to home than she had ever expected.  She’s attacked, her sister is a victim of an intentional car crash, her home destroyed and more. Her close circle of friends and the sheriff’s department try to keep her safe, but the danger comes from an unexpected source. Her near death answers all her questions. Plenty of intrigue and great interaction between the friends.
  I requested and received a Netgalley ARC gratis, and recommend to cozy readers.
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I really enjoy the way faith and family are interwoven in The Low Country Dog Walker Mystery series. In this book as with many of the cozies I read, family isn't always genetic. Andi Grace sets an excellant example just like her dog Sunny. These stories have just the right amount of spirituality to not be preachy and to still deliver a great cozy, which means that our main character is not perfect but just tries to do their best in all they do. That includes solving murders and this time is no exception. Andi Grace really has her job cut out for her this time as she is literally attached by her high school sweetheart who seems to have nothing but disdain for her now, disdain and a crazy and erratic temper. Not exactly someone who should be running for office, so what is he really up to? That coupled with the fact that the local cat lady, Tabby, is found dead and by Andi Grace and Marc while on a beach run. Was it the aide, the daughter, did she just trip and hit her head, or was it something more? The way these characters, Andi Grace's support system, come together for each other and for complete strangers is awesome. Andi Grace seems to have never met a stranger and excels at making people feel comfortable, not to mention that she had an uncanny ability to match people and dogs. This seriers is not only entertaining but is also a very good reminder to me that all things are possible through God, that prayer works miracles, and that sometimes you just need to give it to God to handle. Looking forward to the next book maybe this time, Juliet won't have to keep waiting for Nate to make some kind of public declaration.
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This is the 3rd of the Dog Walker mystery series. Andi Grace Scott is working to start a healthier lifestyle with her boyfriend Marc and as they are running on the beach the dogs dig in the sand and they find the body of Tabby who is new to island and has been going out at night feeding feral cats. Given she is so new to the island, it is hard to believe anyone had a reason to kill her but Andi Grace is convinced it is murder. Andi is shockingly attacked by her ex-boyfriend Danny which seems so out of character by him. Tabby’s caregiver Kylie is in need of help and Andi steps in as does her family. This is a fast-paced mystery with lots of surprises and twists with other members in the community and those new to the community. I love that Andi Grace’s primary focus is always her family and friends and that she can put tragedy aside when it happens and always focus on moving forward. Very inspirational especially in light of these crazy times. I was surprised by the killer and that is always a good thing. I really enjoy this series and highly recommend this series.
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Andi Grace and Marc find their local cat lady dead. The story has a good mystery and fast paced. Andi is a dog walker and sleuth. This book has good characters, fun mystery and nice setting.  
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Bag of Bones is the third installment in the Low Country Dog Walker Mystery series featuring dog walker/plantation owner Andi Grace Scott and her furry companion, Sunny.  An early morning run on the beach with boyfriend Marc Williams leads to the discovery of the body of Tabby Malkin.  The eccentric woman mostly kept to herself and was known around town for feeding the stray cats; she certainly didn't deserve to die.

Andi Grace and Marc team up to find Tabby's killer and a long list of suspects includes Tabby's caregiver, Andi Grace's ex boyfriend and a crotchety old man who didn't want the cats being fed.  The author does a fantastic job weaving the mystery and Andi Grace's family and relationship dynamics together for a fast paced page turner.   The conclusion will have you grinning from ear to ear and looking forward to the next adventures of Andi Grace and her furry friends.

I received an advanced copy of Bag of Bones from NetGalley via Bell Bridge Books.  While not required to write a review I am happy to offer my honest opinion.
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cozy-mystery, amateur-sleuth, law-enforcement, drugs-issues, pets, family-dynamics, friendship

Andi Grace is rather more than a dog walker but also does dog rescue placement and obedience training. She and her boyfriend are surprised to find the murdered body of the local cat rescue lady while out for a walk along the beach. The sleuthing does not go smoothly but has more snags and problems than most even as problems arise with the siblings she raised after their parents died in an auto wreck. The characters are wonderful, the world building is great, and the dogs are really special.
I really loved it and had to finish it in one day!
I requested and received a free ebook copy from Bell Bridge Books via NetGalley. Thank you!
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I felt like this book is ok. I wasn't impressed with it. The characters are good and the storyline is interesting. It's just missing the special something to make it beyond good. I didn't feel like the main character was that good at investigating the murder. I enjoyed the dogs. #BagofBones #NetGalley
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