Series: Reg Rawlins, Psychic Investigator #1
Published by the author on January 18, 2019
Genres: Paranormal, Mystery
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Reg Rawlins, professional con, has really gotten herself into a bind this time.
The fortune teller gig started as a scam, but she suddenly finds herself tangled up in the case of Warren Blake, a man who she thought was dead. It turns out he may still be alive, but in mortal peril.
Reg has always taken the quick exit, the easy way out, but running out on this racket might mean someone else’s death.
Staying in it might mean hers.
Like paranormal mysteries? Psychics, witches, fairies, and more! Award-winning and USA Today Bestselling Author P.D. Workman waves her wand to transport readers to the myth- and magic-filled small town of Black Sands for a paranormal cozy mystery to be solved by Reg Rawlins and her friends.
A self-professed con artist practicing as a contact to the dead, a drop-dead gorgeous warlock, and a psychic cat—what could go wrong?
Fall under Reg’s spell today.
What the Cat Knew is a paranormal cozy mystery that totally hooked me. Reg is tough, smart, and can run a good con, but is caring and loyal underneath it. She’s setting up as a medium “for entertainment purposes only” in Black Sands, Florida. She has a couple of problems. First, turns out she actually is a medium and can contact the dead. Second, the man she contacts isn’t actually dead.
I thoroughly enjoyed this one. We’ve got our eccentric characters, this time witches and probably other magical creatures. Our amateur sleuth has a legitimate reason for investigating, apparently she’s the only one who knows the man is still alive, but since he’s in a coma she can still make contact. We’ve got a touch of romance, maybe, but I’m hoping that fades away. And there’s Reg’s cat, who I loved.
The plot moves along quickly and it was a lot of fun. I’m not quite clear on what kind of magical beings live in Black Sands or how their magic works, but this is just the first in the series. I’m sure we’ll learn more as the series progresses.
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