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Murder on the Class Trip

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Sandra and Maya windup chaperoning their kids’ a school trip to DC. They’d been expecting some shenanigans during the trip, but they didn’t expect to get roped into solving a murder. While visiting DC Sandra’a soon to be senator ex-husband becomes the prime suspect in the murder of a young aide. Swearing his innocence, he begs the two women to help him avoid a career ending Scandal.

Sandra believes her soon to be ex is telling the truth and she and Maya are on the case. With the FBI believing that the senator is guilty the ladies have a big job ahead of them if they want to prove Stephen’s innocence.

I really enjoy this series. Seeing Sandra taking in a new career after being the right hand woman and perfect political wife for years is empowering. Just as is Maya’s raising her daughter alone for so long when her husband went to prison. Seeing how their lives will turn out, and the cases they solve along the way keeps me coming back for each one of these page turners!

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Another great mystery with Sandra & Maya. I enjoy reading about their friendship & how they navigate not only their lives but the cases they are hired to investigate.

This book sheds more light on Sandra’s former life in DC & Maya’s current relationship with her husband.

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I was intrigued by the synopsis of Murder on the Class Trip by Lee Hollis because politics intrigue me, and I enjoyed visiting Washington, D.C. several years ago, so I was excited to receive an ARC of this book. I've also enjoyed novels written by Lee Hollis in the past.

At first, I found the book to be a little slow, but once I got a few pages into the story, I was hooked and found myself completely absorbed. It was like I was watching a movie in my head. Some of the things I enjoyed about Murder on the Class Trip was that there wasn't any gore or cussing. Not that I'm bothered by that, but sometimes, I just need a book that isn't so intense, and this book fit the ticket perfectly. I loved the characterizations of all the characters and found myself connecting to both Maya and Sandra. Although, I did figure out who the killer was, I loved the fact that there were some red herrings that made me doubt myself. I also didn't figure out who helped frame Senator Wallage, so that was a surprise to me.

I thoroughly enjoyed Murder on the Class Trip by Lee Hollis and gave it 4 out of 5 stars. I plan on reading the first two books in the series.

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I love this short entertaining cozy mystery. PTA moms Sandra and Maya have agreed to chaperone a school trip to Washington D.C. While there, Sandra’s soon-to-be-ex-husband finds himself a suspect in a homicide investigation. Since Sandra and Maya are excellent amateur detectives, the philandering ex begs them to help clear the accusations against him and squash a scandal that could result in his political career going up in smoke. Sandra and Maya find themselves working against two very no-nonsense FBI investigators who believe where there is smoke there is fire. Will Sandra and Maya persevere and find the real killer, or will the father of Sandra’s son languish in prison? Meanwhile, Maya has some drama of her own dealing with her paroled ex-husband. There’s no shortage of drama, laughter, and twist in Murder on the Class Trip.

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I absolutely love a great cozy mystery and this one hit the nail on the head. Another wonderful addition to the genre.

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I really enjoyed reading this cozy mystery the characters Maya and Sandra were fantastic extremely likable i loved the setting in Washington D.C. on thier kids class trip, the mystery was also great it kept me guessing until the end and I flip flopped many times on who I thought the villan would be!!!! My first by this author but definitely won't be my last!

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This book was wonderful and even when I thought I figured it out. I was Wrong. I love that this book even though its a cozy mystery it includes sub plots that bring the story all together. I can't wait for the next book in this series.

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I received an ARC of, Murder on the Class Trip, by Lee Hollis. When Sandra and Maya signed up to be chaperones on a class trip, they never thought they would have to solve a murder. I enjoyed seeing who the murderer was.

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Sandra and Maya agree (reluctantly... eventually) to chaperone their kids' class trip to Washington D. C. While there, they visit Sandra's soon-to-be-ex-husband, the Senator. When one of the Senator's aides turns up dead in his apartment, he's not just the number one suspect, he's the only suspect. But despite his years lying and philandering his way through the best years of Sandra's life, she can tell he's being honest this time when he swears his innocence.

Lee Hollis is one of my favorite cozy mystery authors. Though this is probably my least favorite of Hollis's three series, I still really enjoy it. I also really like it when my cozy characters go on vacation and the books are set somewhere other than their hometown. This book was less about the vacation and more about the mystery and political intrigue of Washington, but it was fun to have a change of scenery. I haven't been to DC in years and it was fun to tour it virtually with Fern and the sexy new coach, visiting the memorials and Ford's Theater.

There's a lot going on in the lives of Maya and Sandra. Sandra is having all kinds of conflicting feelings about her crumbling marriage as she works to get her husband off the hook for murder. Maya has left her recently paroled husband behind at home, hoping he'll find a job and paint her house without destroying it. How will that situation resolve itself? I can't wait to read the next book and find out!

I would highly recommend this series and especially this author to anyone who enjoys reading cozies.

Thank you to NetGalley for providing me with an ARC.

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This was my first book by Lee Hollis and it was honestly just not my cup of tea. The book was focused around a murder involving a Senator from Maine, his staff and the field trip his teenage son is on with his high school class. While the book was involving a Senator there was ALOT or name dropping which threw me off. I am not sure who the target audience for this book is but as a middle aged woman parts of it read very juvenile - there was a line about “gaydar” being off and it felt very inappropriate. I was struggling to finish the book and breathed a sigh when it was over.

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I love all Lee Hollis books, and this one did not disappoint.
Sandra and Maya are guilted into chaperoning their children's senior trip to Washington D.C. Both women are dealing with marital drama, and trying to get their private investigative business to flourish. While in DC, there is an apparent suicide of one of the aides who works with Sandra's estranged husband. When the death is determined to be suspicious, all fingers point to her husband. The two women are determined to get to the truth.
I loved the characters, the plot was great and flowed easily from scene to scene. Loved the sprinkle of romance in the book as well. Highly recommend.
I received an advance copy of this book in exchange for my honest review.

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Murder on the Class trip is the third book in this new series. Friends and P.I. partners Maya and Sandra agree to be chaperones for their teenagers senior trip to Washington D C. Sandra's son is happy to stop in to see his dad and Sandra's soon to be ex husband, Senator Stephen Wallage. Soon after their visit, a female intern working for Stephen, is found dead in his apartment and in his bed. Stephen swears he was not romantically involved with the young intern. To avoid a scandal Stephen begs Sandra and Maya to investigate and get to the bottom of who is trying to implicate him and ruin his career. This was a fun quick read with lots of twists and turns. I enjoyed it. Thank you for the advance copy netgalley!

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I enjoyed this book. The characters are great. I liked the ending reveal of the killer. #MurderontheClassTrip #NetGalley

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This ARC was provided to me via Kindle, from Kensington Books and #NetGalley. Thank you for the opportunity to preview and review. Opinions expressed are completely my own.

Lee Hollis weaves a cozy mystery with precision, knowledge and wit. This series is well established, I have enjoyed this addition as much as the previous reads.

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This book was sent me by Netgalley for review. This is a talented author who weaves an intriguing story. The characters are fun and quirky...the story is linear, and I like that. The setting is fun also. The one thing I would change is the title as the class trip has little to do with the actual murder...perhaps if this title is used, the murder should concern the class trip. That being said, I really liked this book. Sit in a cozy chair, with a warm afghan...a delicious cup of herbal tea...and enjoy this book...Can't wait for more from this author.

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