If Anything Should Happen

If Anything Should Happen Introducing radio talkshow host and amateur sleuth Kit Doyle in the first of this thoroughly entertaining mystery series When Kit Doyle s near perfect mother tells her about the letter she s written a

  • Title: If Anything Should Happen
  • Author: Bonnie Hearn Hill
  • ISBN: 9780727885302
  • Page: 290
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Introducing radio talkshow host and amateur sleuth Kit Doyle in the first of this thoroughly entertaining mystery series When Kit Doyle s near perfect mother tells her about the letter she s written and locked away a letter to be read only if anything should happen to her Kit thinks she s being melodramatic But the next day Kit s mother is dead and what she readIntroducing radio talkshow host and amateur sleuth Kit Doyle in the first of this thoroughly entertaining mystery series.When Kit Doyle s near perfect mother tells her about the letter she s written and locked away a letter to be read only if anything should happen to her Kit thinks she s being melodramatic But the next day Kit s mother is dead and what she reads in that letter will change Kit s life forever.Armed with nothing but the secret letter, a tight lipped father, and some good friends at the radio station where she works, Kit sets out to learn the truth about the shady past her mother has kept hidden for so many years.But when a dead body turns up, Kit realizes that at least one person is determined to stop her finding out the truth whatever it takes.

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    1. Kit Doyle, a California blogger and crime themed radio host, is confronted with a hard truth when her mother suddenly passes and she is left with a "If anything should happen" letter. Realizing everything she knew about her life had been built on a foundation of lies, she goes on a dangerous search for those who might be able to give her the answers she so desperately seeks. Meanwhile in Arizona, we meet Rena and Kendra—two old friends with skeletons in their own closets, attempting to cobble [...]

    2. 2.5If Anything Should Happen is a cute introduction to a new mystery series. It didn’t really seem mystery-series-ish to me, but that could be because Hill is developing background and setting the scene. Two radio station friends lend each other emotional support through life’s ups and downs… And when Kit’s mom leaves a mysterious note that opens up a few cans of worms, her colleague is there for her every step of the way. The contents of the note thrust Kit into a decades-old, small tow [...]

    3. Kit is a little disturbed when her mother tells her that she has written her a letter to be opened 'if anything should happen'. When her mother dies the next day, unexpectedly, the contents of the letter turn her world upside down and send her on a quest to find out what really happened.Kit narrates her own story but it is interspersed with events in the lives of the people who are going to unravel the mystery which underpins Kit's life. I found the book an interesting and enjoyable read though [...]

    4. Kit has a radio show and a blog about unsolved crimes. When her mother dies one day after telling her about a letter in her safe if something should happen, she starts searching for the reason why. A nice read with lots of suspense . This is also a story of a young woman coming to grips with a surprising past.

    5. Kit Doyle is a radio talkshow host and amateur detective, she uses her radio show and her blog to try and help solve crimes. At the end of a visit with her mother she find out that her mother has a letter for her in case anything were to ever happen to her. She finds the whole thing very cryptic and dramatic but doesn’t think much of it…until the next day when she finds out her mother died. What she finds in the letter changes her life forever and sets her out to solve her greatest mystery y [...]

    6. *Disclaimer: I received a free copy of this book from the publisher in return for an honest review*This book failed to leave a big impression but still it was an okay quick read. I think I had expected more of the Kit being a murder mystery blogger trying to solve her own mystery. I think I expected more excitement.Kit is a bit confused but there are a lot of things going on justifying this. Her husband filed for divorce, her mother died and she found out about a family secret that kind of throw [...]

    7. I would like to thank NetGalley and Severn House Publishers for giving me the opportunity to read this in return for an honest and open review.Kit Doyle is a radio talk show hostess and amateur sleuth. A letter from her dead mother has the effect of turning her life upside down.This is the first book I've read by Bonnie Hearn Hill and she's now on the list of my favourite authors.The book gets off to a great start. It grabbed me at page 1 and didn't let go until the end.Kit is a main character t [...]

    8. Talk show host and blogger Kit Doyle thinks her mother is being melodramatic when she tells Kit she's left a letter for her, in case "anything should happen." But her mother dies the next day, and Kit is faced with the revelation of a family secret that rocks her life. Meanwhile, a woman she doesn't know is dealing with an abusive husband in a remote part of Arizona. Obviously (same book, right?) they're connected, but how? Meanwhile, Kit is also dealing with the wealthy family that supports her [...]

    9. Devoured this book in a day. Kit is a protagonist that every reader will root for. She is bright and gutsy and compassionate. All of the characters felt real, and the plot moved at a great pace. I particularly liked all of the layers and twists. Although I tried to guess along the way, the ending still came as a surprise. It was so satisfying, didn't come from out of the blue, and when I read the last page, I thought, brilliant -- all of the pieces fit perfectly. Can't wait to read the next one [...]

    10. When Kit Doyle's mother tells her that if anything should happen to her, she would find a letter written to her in her mother's home safe, Kit thinks she's being melodramatic - after all, Joyce is only 51 years old and extremely health-conscious. But the next day her mother is dead, and what Kit reads will change her life forever. This is one terrific mystery: a page-turner with twists and turns that you never see coming.

    11. A sound mystery series debut, “If anything should happen” has likeable and realistic characters, family secrets, social commentary, and a satisfying ending.For my full review visit: my blog: Fictionophile

    12. Fantastic mystery told from two narrators, the first is a girl trying to find her identity after the death of a parent, the other told from a small community of 5 players, These are inter twined in the most amazing way, the story had me utterly gripped and guessing all along. Thoroughly recommend this

    13. By page 12 I had had the chills 3 times and was totally hooked in another wild trip of Bonnie's creation. It hits several tough subjects from domestic abuse to gay conversation camps. As tough as those tonics are Bonnie paints the scene masterfully.

    14. If Anything Should Happen was a good read. I read it quickly while on vacation - entertaining, not sure how it will be a series, but it was a good story.

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