The first in a hilarious new series featuring a regular girl set down a path strewn with misadventures and murder to her destiny as “The Love Detective”.
Clarry is 26, attractive, funny – and on the road to nowhere. Living a makeshift existence as a waitress, she knows life should be led with some sort of plan, but unfortunately, planning is something she needs to get around to. Enter her best friend, Laura, with a seemingly simple request: check out Simon, estate agent and new boyfriend, to make sure he really is interested in Laura and not the solicitor help she can provide. Clarry is no detective, unless you count tracking down from where her next tip is coming. Still, what harm could a little amateur sleuthing do?
With the aid of Flan, a glamorous septuagenarian, Flan’s lover, and a cast of colourful characters from the restaurant she works at, Clarry plunges into the investigation with a few pitfalls, pratfalls, and a dodgy moment where she’s mistaken as a pole dancer (and not in a good way). It isn’t until she discovers that Simon’s a two-timing creep and, in a sinister turn, uncovers an evil criminal enterprise that she realizes amateur sleuthing is not for the faint of heart!
Cynical and yet romantic, Clarry is an unlikely heroine with whom listeners will both identify and fall in love. Her misadventures and comical outlook mesh brilliantly with a thrilling story that will appeal to listeners of romance, crime, and chick lit. Set to be the first in an entertaining new series, you don’t need to follow the clues to know The Love Detective is one audiobook you don’t want to miss out on!