Dead in the Dinghy: A Quirky Cozy Mystery

· A Mollie McGhie Cozy Sailing Mystery Book 4 · Ellen Jacobson
3 reviews

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What would you do if your husband wanted to turn your cat into an internet sensation?

Mollie McGhie is excited about the upcoming Coconut Cove regatta. She’s looking forward to sailing to Destiny Key, enjoying the Fourth of July festivities, and dressing her cat, Mrs. Moto, up in adorable costumes for her husband’s new YouTube channel. Instead, they lose the race, get caught in a dangerous storm, and find a dead body in their dinghy.

The local chief of police claims it was an accidental death, but Mollie is convinced that a murder took place. During her investigation, Mollie gets drawn into the local art community, worries that her cat is going to turn into a diva, learns more about the mysterious Destiny Key, and even does a waitressing gig in exchange for bacon.

Can Mollie prove that someone was killed in her dinghy, or will the murder be covered up?

Dead in the Dinghy is the fourth book in the Mollie McGhie Cozy Sailing Mystery series. If you like quirky characters, adorable cats, and loads of chocolate, you'll love this cozy mystery. Spoiler Alert: You’ll want to binge watch cute cat videos after reading this book!

The Mollie McGhie series is now complete. Each book can be read as a standalone, but you might have more fun if you read them in order.

-Robbery at the Roller Derby (prequel novella)

-Murder at the Marina

-Bodies in the Boatyard

-Poisoned by the Pier

-Buried by the Beach (short story)

-Dead in the Dinghy

-Shooting by the Sea

-Overboard on the Ocean

-Murder aboard the Mistletoe (Christmas novella)

Ratings and reviews

3 reviews
Heather W
December 17, 2019
Dead in the Dinghy is the fourth book in the fantastic "A Mollie McGhie Cozy Sailing Mystery" series. Fashionista feline Mrs. Moto is finally being given her due as a YouTube sensation and Mollie discovers a dead body in their dinghy. This leads our humourous heroine on a search for the killer while trying to make sure that she doesn't end up being the next to die. This story has laughs, quirky characters, twists and turns, and a marvellous mystery for Mollie. I loved this book and cannot wait for the next one in the series. I read and reviewed this book with no obligation.
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Pat Eroh
December 17, 2019
Mollie is finding dead bodies again! What a way to spoil a splendid Fourth of July festival. This is a really good series and this is a really good book. I love Molly and I adore Mrs. Moto! Who could not? What do you mean diva? Is not that what cats are? Either way, I love the whole set up, the story, the characters, and the town! I received a free copy of this book via Booksprout and am voluntarily leaving a review.
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About the author

Ellen Jacobson is a chocolate obsessed cat lover who writes cozy mysteries and romantic comedies. After working in Scotland and New Zealand for several years, she returned to the States, lived aboard a sailboat, traveled around in a tiny camper, and is now settled in a small town in northern Oregon with her husband and an imaginary cat named Simon.

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