PDF Online Banana Cream Pie Murder Hannah Swensen #21 – doctorio.us
A great deal of effort on Its always disconcerting when a author makes
such a departure from a well loved character and reading about Hannah as a departure from a well loved character and reading about Hannah as subservient woman with no opinion from one who was living a wonderful happy independent life is hard to take I am sure the next book will have Hannah back in her game the ex husband long gone and Hannah back to another great sleuth with her side kicks her real loves Mike and Norman
While it is obnoxious and unreal how they hover and help it is obnoxious and unreal how they hover and help with every detail of her life they are her true loves and its time the author recognized that for the readers I look forward to the next in series and our beloved character retuning to the bakery and enjoying life once again In every life rain must fall and for our beloved Hannah this book is definitely her stormy sea I used to like this series It used to be charming and delightful in a silly sort of way with a cute baker investigating murders when she s not baking up some wonderful items in her bakery Now it has become trite and seems written for dummies as every action that is taken needs *an inordinate amount of explaining between characters Also the main character has come back from her honeymoon *inordinate amount of explaining between characters Also the main character has come back from her honeymoon clearly has lost any sense of independence and personal spunk Her words seem horribly choreographed and her mind is like that of a woman afraid to displease her new husband when she remembers he s there In addition all the supporting characters are very one dimensional and absolutely not believable where in the world would two men thrown over for one woman s affection become best friends and give a oint wedding present then have dinner with the new couple as they come back from their honeymoon While the recipes in the book were interesting though laden with butter and sugar so watch your arteries the writing does little to hold the story together from one cookie to another I have read every book in this series I ve always loved this series and always get excited to see another book coming outHowever this book made me crazy for several reasons1 The politeness the family showed to each other What happened to all the snarky comments between the sisters and their mom I loved how the were portrayed as a real family this book portrays them as fake2 The ridiculousness of Hannah not knowing how to use a cell phone It ust seemed really wrong and made her seem dumb3 Ross and Hannahomg do they even know each other The dialogue between them was truly a put off The whole marriage seemed like a shamPart of me thinks that a different author wrote this book because I can t imagine Ms Fluke would have written a story so fragmentedI had such high hopes for this book and I was really disappointedI will read the next book of course because I have to see how this plays outI voluntarily read an ARC of this book provided by the publisher via NetGalley I m starting to get a little sad this book Banana Cream Pie Murder is the 21st of 24 cozy mystery novels written in the Hannah Swensen series by Joanne Fluke I ve only got three left I was awarded the next two via Ne. Ngs of enemies along the way Did a random intruder murder the woman as police claim or was a deadlier scheme at play As Hannah peels through countless suspects and some new troubles of her own solving this crime and living to tell about it might prove trickier than mixing up the ultimate banana cream S in fear of disappointing him She is constantly disappointed in herself and blames herself if he is disappointed in her She suffers from many actions of a emotionally abused wife Her personality has completely changed and it is a shock to the long time reader She has stopped standing up for her most basic needs or wants and has changed her personality She is deeply unhappy It becomes clear early on that the new husband will leave her and has no interest in her other then to control her and run her life he calls her by a derogatory insulting name and makes demands while lying to her about his activities Clear to the reader he has a second life with another woman While Hannah spends her days uestioning her ability as a wife and berating herself he is busy lying to her and leading his double life In the meantime Hannah is pulled into investigating a murder that has nothing to do with her Its strange that her Mother asked her to investigate upon her return from her honeymoon when her daughter is adjusting to her new life as a married woman and trying to run a business Her Mother as usual is very pushy and demanding on Hannah s time even though she is trying to adjust to being a wife to a demanding harsh man She begins the sleuth as always with help from great characters that struggle to help Hannah regain some of her former self Her friends and family seem confused and worried about the major changes they see in her As the sleuth grows Hannah is distracted and not even interested in her beloved bakery or baking any longer She drags herself through each day and only solving the murder seems to cheer her up In this *Book Everyone Else Is Baking *everyone else is baking making suggestions to Hannah about her menu but she is not present or involved The bakery is a wonderful aspect of these stories and normally the center of her universe One strange aspect to this story is that Hannah who has always loved her condo as it was embraced her home life and made her friends a big part of her home comes home from her honeymoon to a complete redo authorized by her new husband without her permission It seems nothing is to her liking and she admits to herself she liked it the way it way and misses her old
life yet she says nothing and feels obligated to act as if she likes it yet she says nothing and feels obligated to act as if she likes it him This is not the Hannah we love who enjoyed her life as a happy home owner with her own routine that she loved surrounded by her own comfort Her former life with her wonderful cat her friends cooking for oy and homemaking are no longer important to her Even the cat is left behind with only a bit part in this book The much loved triangle of Mike and Norman is still very present and the main focus of the story As she uses them again to investigate the murder they stick close to her as they realize her new husband is not who he said he was Each vies for her attention and her time Hannah solves the mystery although predictable its a fast paced good sleuth The recipes are delicious to read about and definitely swoon worthy There are many wonderful recipes here that the author obviously spent. Eden and turn domestic daydreams into reality But when her mother’s neighbor is discovered murdered in the condo downstairs reality becomes a nightmarish investigation Victoria Bascomb once a renowned stage actress was active in the theater community during her brief appearance in town and made thro.