Friday, November 16, 2018

Release Day Review: Cops and Comix by Rhys Ford (Giveaway)

Title: Cops and Comix
Series: Murder and Mayhem
Author: Rhys Ford
Release Date: November 16, 2018
Category: Mystery/Suspense
Pages: 38

Dreamspinner Press

It’s all fun and games until someone leaves a dead body on the floor.

Life for comic book store owner Alex Martin usually runs to the mundane. Sure, he has a regular influx of geeks and freaks, but for the most part, it’s a familiar weird. That all changes when he opens up Planet X Comics one morning and finds a corpse in the middle of his shop.

When Detective James Castillo is called in to investigate, Alex is torn between wanting to climb the man like a tree and giving him a wide berth. Luckily for Alex, the handsome detective is just as interested in him—as a suspect in the murder.

Previously published in Grand Adventures by Dreamspinner Press, March 2014.

4 Stars!

A quick and easy read taking place in the Murder and Mayhem verse. This one is about Alex, Rook’s Cousin and James, a Detective investigating the murder case Alex has stumbled into. I don’t really want to delve into the story too much because it would be too easy to spoil things with it only being a little over 30 pages, what I will say is that if you are a fan of Rhys Ford and the Murder and Mayhem books, I think you’ll really want to read Cops and Comix.

It’s both sexy and sweet, funny and entertaining. Of course, it’s rounded out with great banter and lovable character in true Rhys Ford fashion. I just wished it were a bit longer, I could’ve used more of these two men. 

I definitely recommend!

***Copy provided to Bayou Book Junkie by Dreamspinner Press for my reading pleasure in hopes of an unbiased opinion, a review was not a requirement.***

3.75 Stars

This book is super short only like 40 pages or so. But it was really cute. I enjoyed reading it and I really liked the characters. The ending was a little abrupt and open-ended so I am not quite sure how that will factor into the “series” this book belongs to, but hopefully that means we will get to see more of these two (I have yet to read the Murder and Mayhem series, so don’t hold that against me. Lol).

Alex was adorably geeky with his own comic shop, and James was his perfect opposite match being a Homicide detective. It was super weird that dead bodies kept showing up around Alex, but perfect that James was there to make sure he was ok with everything that kept happening. The two guys had great chemistry together for it being such a short book. I really just wanted more of these two. I will be adding this full series to my To-Read list.

*** Copy provided to Bayou Book Junkie by Dreamspinner Press for my reading pleasure, a review wasn't a requirement. ***

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  1. Thank you for the review. I enjoy Rhys’ books but my favorite is actually a Hellslinger book, Duck Duck Ghost. It’s so creepy!! :D

  2. Lord that is so hard to choose I love them all The Sinner's series, Half moon Series and Cole McGinnis!!!

  3. I have most of Rhys Ford's books, but I haven't read any of them yet.

  4. Ink and Shadow and Black Dog Blues are one I like and have stuck with me.

  5. I do enjoy YA books but only if the characters act like young adults and not tstl teen or pre-teens.

  6. My fave Rhys book is always the one I'm reading at the time.

  7. From War to Forever by Andria Large.

  8. I love all of Rhys Ford's books!
    His Consort by Mary Calmes.
    My family, that we are well.