Granny's Got a Gun: Secret Agent Granny Book 1

Secret Agent Granny Book 1 · Harper Lin Books
278 reviews

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Looking for a thrilling and humorous read? Look no further than "Secret Agent Granny," the first book in a cozy mystery series by 3x USA TODAY Bestselling Author Harper Lin.

Join retired CIA agent Barbara Gold as she trades in her spy gadgets for a quieter life in Cheerville, a small town in New England. When a man is poisoned during a book club meeting for seniors, Barbara's boredom is replaced with excitement to solve this dangerous case. Who would want this sweet old man dead?

It’s only a matter of time before his death is declared murder and the police start hounding everyone. Even though she is no longer undercover, Barbara feels as if she’s only playing the part of a sweet grandmother, but this may just be her most useful cover yet. 

As the clock ticks, Barbara uses her CIA training to investigate who in the Cheerville Active Readers' Society could be the killer. Suddenly Barbara’s CIA training is useful again, and Cheerville is starting to seem not so dull after all…

Find out what happens in this action-packed first book, filled with humor, mystery, and a butt-kicking granny who proves that age is just a number. 



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278 reviews
K Lee
June 16, 2020
It sounded intriguing and had potential, but it went overboard with how often the author kept emphasizing how old Barbara was. I suspect it was partially for entertainment and laughs, but it got old very fast. I was also then partially skeptical at how useful Barbara was with her old age. Otherwise, it was a quick-paced story and at least the plot didn't drag out like some books.
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March 28, 2018
I enjoyed this book, as I have always enjoyed Harper Lin Books. They are always interesting, yet simple and easy to read and enjoy. I love how "Granny" Is an Ex-CIA. Harper Lin has never stopped surprising me with how the events turn out. I also love how in most of these books the main characters are in a sleepy, calm town. Then something happens and it like sets off a chain of events that are unusual for the location. It keeps the plot rolling smoothly and keeps it interesting. SO far, I have enjoyed every book i have read of Harper Lin and am planning to keep reading and enjoying :)
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Robin Baum
October 1, 2019
I admit im biased Im the star of this little wonder of a fun book. I loved it! It could lead to a whole new catagory of heros-grandmas with guns! You go girl!
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