Wednesday, April 22, 2009

Too Big to Miss


Too Big To Miss by Sue Ann Jaffarian is a murder mystery with a plus size heroine. Odelia Grey is a never married middle aged paralegal who feels like her life is in a rut. She then receives news that one of her close friends has committed suicide. Odelia soon learns that her friend,Sophie London, has many secrets that she was not aware of. As Odelia goes through Sophie's things she begins to suspect that there is more to Sophie's suicide, she begins to suspect murder. The question is not only who but how since Sophie's "suicide" was seen live over the Internet by 45 or 50 people.

Odelia Grey is a great character. I loved that she is plus sized. I felt that Sue Ann Jaffarian had the insecurities of a plus size woman down pat. Even though I figured out who down it halfway into the book; I still was not sure until the end. There are a lot of suspects that I was left wondering to the end. I loved this positive role model for women of any size and of any age. This is the first book in the Odelia Grey Mystery series. I have the next book The Curse of the Holy Pail from the library and I am looking forward to reading it. 4 Stars
Happy Reading

6 comments:

Tena said...

I will have to add this to my TBR list
thanks for the review.

Ladytink_534 said...

Haven't heard of this series before. Plus size women star in many "cozy' mysteries nowadays though I tend to like the ones that are comfortable in their own skin and are sassy smart!

Evy said...

This is indeed a mystery twist! Haven't read much mystery recently but I will sure add this to my tbr pile

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Brimful Curiosities said...

I've never heard of this series either. Thanks for the review. Looks like something I might enjoy (my mom probably would as well).