What the Dickens!

Back in April, I alerted you to the then-upcoming launch of The Gold Dragon Caper, Book Four in The Damien Dickens Mysteries by Phyllis Entis.

Well, it will come as no surprise that the exploits of the highly likeable and hugely intrepid duo of Damien & Millie Dickens hit the ground running with five stars coming in from every corner of the globe.

The Gold Dragon Caper. A Damien Dickens Mystery

The cherry on the cake has been another five-star review from The Readers’ Favorite. (And, you don’t know how difficult it was for me to drop the ‘u’ there! Squiggly red lines freak me out … but, I’m moving on quickly)

Here’s that review in all its glory:

A boy vanishes from a ski slope in Vermont, a father disappears after leaving work, a valuable gold nugget is stolen from a Las Vegas casino, and a private eye must connect the seemingly unrelated events to solve the enigmatic puzzle before someone dies in the exciting sleuth mystery, The Gold Dragon Caper (A Damien Dickens Mystery) by Phyllis Entis. Damien and Millie Dickens are having trouble with their private investigation agency, due to the unscrupulous and destructive devices of their wealthy enemy, Turpin. When the building their office resides in is a casualty of arson, Damien suspects Turpin is at the bottom of it and is considering throwing in the towel. While Millie and Damien sort out their professional future, Artie, the nephew of a close friend, is kidnapped. At the same time, Millie receives a strange phone call about her brother Colin; he and a valuable item simultaneously disappeared from his workplace. Dropping everything, Millie immediately flies to Las Vegas to help Colin, leaving Damien to search for Artie on his own. Frustrated, Damien continues his hunt that spans the continent and is surprised when his clues lead him to Nevada. Is it coincidence or are the two disappearances connected?

Twists and turns abound in the fabulous sleuth mystery novel, The Gold Dragon Caper (A Damien Dickens Mystery) by Phyllis Entis. Damien and Millie Dickens are a dynamic sleuthing team and following their escapades quickly becomes addictive. It is a fantastic series that has a touch of the noir feel that I absolutely adore in sleuth mysteries. From the moment when Dickens’s office is burned, to the dramatic confrontation with their arch-enemy, Turpin, the excitement escalates to a smashing and surprising conclusion; it is an episode you don’t want to miss. With fascinating characters and a thrilling and intricate plot, this book is a riveting read! Even though this the fourth book in the series, it is a great standalone. That being said, I am anxiously awaiting the next Damien and Millie mystery. I highly recommend this novel to whodunit aficionados who enjoy delightfully twisted plots and characters

Reviewed by Susan Sewell for Readers’ Favorite

 

You must be tempted too, aren’t you?

Congratulations to Phyllis for dazzling review and the many others already received. May they continue to flood in.

Get your copy here The Gold Dragon Caper  from Amazon.

You can also pick up the others in the series at the links below.

The Green Pearl Caper

The White Russian Caper

The Chocolate Labradoodle Caper

If you read any of these mysteries – and you know you want to – then please consider leaving a review afterwards. Reviews keep authors writing!

Thanks for reading 😉

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