In Clea Simon's True Grey, the 5th installment in the Dulcie Schwartz cozy mystery series, she returned for another gripping mystery that happened right under her nose. In this one, Dulcie who taught an English class at Harvard, was stuck in a bind. First it started with a dream. Later, it turned out to be a terrible reality. While she worked on her thesis, she discovered that someone else wrote about the subject on her paper. But things had gotten complicated, when she learned about a visiting scholar who was coming by the college, and came across a dead body. Now it was up to Dulcie and her friends to find out what was going on, while she felt the heat and pressure from the dean, and haven't seen much of her boyfriend Chris either. They believed she was a person of interest, when she was being framed by someone who had it in with her. We really saw what Dulcie struggled and went through, including some talks with her late cat, Mr. Grey, and her cat, Esme, to pose a thought or two for her. A little paranormal twist makes this a delightful feline cozy to read and enjoy.
This was an intriguing and compelling cat cozy with a hint of paranormal for a twist. I really did care about Dulcie and her relationship with Chris. There was so much going on in her life. I liked the Harvard settings and locations in Massachusetts. It was idealistic and true to nature of college life for students and faculty. This was a pleasurable cozy for light reading with its non-stop action, drama, intrigue and some mystery along the way.
Will you check out True Grey today? If so, give it a try!
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