Flipped Out by Jennie Bentley is the fifth book in the “Do-It-Yourself” cozy mystery series. Publisher: Berkley Prime Crime, October 2011
Avery and Derek’s next renovation project will be part of a reality project with five days to complete the project. Things go astray when the owner’s dead body is found and now the frantic pace to complete their project turns into a frantic pace to find a murderer before the crew leaves town. What a great read. This well-plotted mystery had so many twists that every time I thought I knew who the killer was, another person had a better motive, and yet I didn’t suspect the killer when they were finally revealed. What draws me back to the adventures of Avery and Derek are the relationships with their friends, the ambiance of their coastal town and the warm feeling I get when I’m flipping the pages. The author continues to write a series that is both exciting and entertaining and I look forward to the next book in this enjoyable series.