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Kill Joy – World Book Day 2021: Thrilling prequel story to the Sunday Times bestselling A Good Girl's Guide to Murder series exclusively for World Book Day

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The investigation conducted by Howard Whey played by Jamie , one of their hosts and big brother of Connor. Pip is such a smart and spunky heroine, and it's thoroughly entertaining to follow along as she tries to figure out the killer. Their plates were empty all apart from Pip’s because there had been too much thinking to do to concentrate on eating. Pip, our favorite teen detective from A Good Girl's Guide to Murder, is joining friends for an evening of sleuthing.

This is the prelude to the sensational bestselling and very well worth reading (well the first two books in the series) A Good Girl's Guide to Murder trilogy.As part of the World Book Day books for 2021, Holly Jackson has written this lovely little prequel, which is a nice little snippet of Pippa before the release of the final book of the trilogy later this year. A big thank you to NetGalley and the publisher for providing me with a complimentary copy of this book. I know that if I had read this book and maybe being curious about the series, I would probably not have read the series. I was a little sad that the series was over, so I'm glad to have this bonus story so I could experience just a bit more of what I loved. Though Kill Joy features the same protagonists who appear in the trilogy—comprising A Good Girl's Guide to Murder (2019), Good Girl, Bad Blood (2020), and As Good as Dead (2021)—the book was an unanticipated add-on to the series, due to its serendipitous raison d’être.

It was super fun to revisit the characters we know and love, and even Pip's poor dog gets a mention. That being said, I do want to read the series now simply because I think there's promise there in that direction. I was aiming for a thriller that is almost defined by its limitations in time and space, and I decided to set myself the challenge of writing a book that was set in just eight hours,” she said. I also found myself gaining a much better understanding of Pip and her overall ability to solve murder cases.Find out where it all began for Pip in this prequel novella to the bestselling, award-winning A Good Girl's Guide to Murder,Good Girl, Bad Blood and As Good As Dead. even though it’s a game and none of it was real, I was still so immersed in the mystery and the game. The other suspects are children of Remy: Bobby( elder son), Ralph ( younger son), Lizzie ( Ralph’s wife), Humphrey the devoted butler, Dora the new cook. So as well as watching her following the steps of the game, I was thinking about what I would do next if I was the one playing along.

Jackson relished venturing onto new fictional turf with Five Survive, in which six friends on a road trip get trapped in an RV that breaks down in the dark, thanks to someone who wants them dead. This little backstory was brilliant to see as a starting point for Pip’s decision to investigate the murder as she does in AGGGTM, and her frustration with police work – fictional and not – was evident throughout. And I very much enjoyed attempting to solve the case with Pip (who I now want to be my best friend). As Pip plays detective, she must solve the fictional murder case of Reginald Remy, all the while keeping an eye on the reality of the situation.There is a lot to really enjoy in this story and there is great energy to the writing, as well as some fine characterization' - Peter James, award-winning and no. Pipa and her friends have a 1920’s murder mystery party in this prequel to A Good Girls Guide To Murder.

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