Veronica Mars meets the World of Warcraft in The Astonishing Mistakes of Dahlia Moss, a mystery romp with a most unexpected heroine.
You'd think that after I took a bullet in my arm following my last case, that I'd be timid about going in guns blazing a second time. But you'd be wrong. I faced down death, and the only bad thing that happened was that I got a cool scar. Which is a like a tattoo, but with street cred.
I may have been a little overconfident this time. Like, Leeroy Jenkins overconfident. Some small, but confidently made, errors committed in this book include:
Unwisely meeting up with an internet stalker in real life.
Eating a large breakfast before discovering a corpse
Standing uncomfortably close to the edge of a steamboat while musing that nothing bad could possibly happen
That's the thing about a sense of invulnerability -- you usually get it right before things go terribly, terribly, wrong.
Fun--don't let the three stars fool you, there's no real downside to this book, just that other books are subjectively better and if I don't have standards then the enemies have won! I would follow ...
This is book two following The Unfortunate Decisions of Dahlia Moss that came out in 2015 and continues the fun. The blurb on it says Veronica Mars meets World of Warcraft and I have to say that is a ...
Those who like their mysteries garnished with a large dollop of quirkiness will welcome the return of gaming maven and detective wannabe Dahlia Moss (after 2015’s The Unfortunate Decisions of Dahlia ...
About the author
Max Wirestone lives in Lawrence, Kansas with his husband, his son, a very old dog, and more books than a reasonable person should own. Find him @maxwires.