Written by: Janet Evanovich
Series: Lizzy & Diesel
Sequence in Series: Book 3
Hardcover: 320 pages
Publication Date: June 23, 2015
Rating: 4 Stars
Genre: Paranormal | Romantic | Comedy
Murdered and mummified more than ninety years ago, bootlegger Collier “Peg Leg” Dazzle once found and re-hid a famous pirate’s treasure somewhere along the coast of New England. A vast collection of gold and silver coins and precious gems, the bounty also contains the Stone of Avarice — the very item reluctant treasure seeker, Lizzy Tucker, and her partner, Diesel, have been enlisted to find. While Lizzy would just like to live a quiet, semi-normal life, Diesel is all about the hunt. And this hunt is going to require a genuine treasure map and a ship worthy of sailing the seven seas . . . or at least getting them from Salem Harbor to Maine.
Greed is eternal and insatiable, and Lizzy and Diesel aren’t the only ones searching for the lost pirate’s chest. There are people who have dedicated their entire lives to finding it, and are willing to commit murder or make a deal with the devil, just to hold the fortune in their hands. One of those people may even be Wulf, Diesel’s deceptively charming and enigmatic cousin. Wulf desires the Stone of Avarice. He also desires Lizzy. It’s hard to say how far he’s willing to go to gain either one.
It’s a swashbuckling adventure full of raiders, monkeys, minions, and mayhem. Lizzy and Diesel are going to have to do everything they can to keep their heads above water and hope they are living a charmed life.
Wicked Charms by Janet Evanovich
Pirates, magic and mayhem make Wicked Charms a must read. I found it marvelously quirky. Wicked Charms completely rocks the paranormal romance genre with fun, friendship, almost romance and adventure.
I received this ARC copy of Wicked Charms from Random House Publishing Group - Ballantine - Bantam in exchange for a honest review. This book is set for publication June 23, 2015.