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read Raining Men and Corpses kindle ¾ Kindle Edition Í anne r. tan Ë Raining Men and CorpsesBook 1 of the Raina Sun Murder Mystery seriesA contemporary humorous mystery set in the fictitious small college town of Gold Springs California Raina Sun is a typical graduate student trying to keep her head aboRaining Men and CorpsesBook 1 of the Raina Sun Murder Mystery seriesA contemporary humorous mystery set in the fictitious small college town of Gold Springs California Raina Sun is a typical graduate student trying to keep her head above water as the bills roll in from a lawsuit disputing an inheritance from her dysfunctional family Then her dashing college adviser cons her out of several months of rent Her uest to get her money back I DNF'd this one at 45%I really wanted to enjoy this book and really tried to get as far as I could but every time I picked it up I just felt annoyed and bored I just didn't feel like pushing through It's a bit of a pet peeve of mine that this book had the main character keeps going on about how poor she is but then makes bad money decisions And instead of that being her thing it just is sort of there In the course of half the book she went out to eat multiple times bought a new dress and mentioned eating BJ ice cream a few times It just bothered me every time one of those things happened It's a minor thing but if it happened often it adds upBesides that the main character isn't really likeable She makes a lie at the start of the book which I already didn't like but then she keeps thinking about it and how the love interest can't find out about her lie and going through long lengths to make sure he doesn't I think it's obvious her lie will get out eventually I don't like characters who lie a lot and Raina and I got off on the wrong foot because of that And as the book progressed that just didn't change I just didn't care about her character or liked herIt felt like these little details were missing to make it read better but we're kept in the dark about a lot of small details What happened between her and the love interest what happened to he grandfather etc It just felt like I started with book 2 and was missing parts of the story There's a reason I dislike reading series out of order and this is that reason I feel like I am missing little details or getting the backstory behind thingsThe murder mystery was sort of interesting I did predict the method of killing fairly early on But when I stopped reading at 45% that was about the only piece of info we knew about the murder mystery The mystery progressed really slowly instead the book si filled with daily life occurrences which in and of itself isn't bad but here it didn't work for me Maybe it's also because I just finished two very mystery driven cozy mysteries so this was a big switch in the other directionWhat I did like was that the book felt very realistic Raina was just a normal women that got caught up in a difficult situation She doesn't get as easily involved as in most cozies and it felt pretty normal and natural There just seemed a bit too much of that daily life things and other social issues If you're looking for a cozy mystery with lots of focus on the side plots a realistic main character and an interesting but slow developing mystery you might like this one

Anne R. Tan Õ Raining Men and Corpses ebook

Sets into motion a streak of bad luck First she finds the dead body of an ex lover and becomes the prime suspect to his murder The only man she ever loved reappears as the lead detective to the case and wants to reignite their passion or at least he’s sending out smoke signals Her life careens out of control as her best friend does whatever it takes to get the inside scoop for the town’s newspaper And her grandma moves into Rain If you're in the mood for a fun murder mystery to take to the beach in summer or curl up on the couch with in winter then Raining Men and Corpses by Anne R Tan will fit the billRaina Sun is our sleuth She's a graduate student who is instantly likable for all the mistakes she's made in her life as much as for anything else Getting involved with her 'dashing college advisor' and lending him a substantial sum of money is one of many items on Raina's list of 'wish she hadn't dones' And things don't get any easier for Raina when a professor is murdered and an ex lover appears Not to mention the Grandmother Po Po who arrives on her doorstep and comes with her own set of troubles Although Po Po will no doubt become a favourite character for many readers Raina's grandmother is a bit loopy but instantly endearingWhat I liked about this story was the build up of than just the murder mystery There's a good dollop of mystery in other aspects of Raina's life too her romantic past and her family are both hiding a good share of skeletons And things get mysterious before it all unravels in a satisfying endI'd recommend this book to all lovers of fun light murder mysteries Romance fans looking for something different might also enjoy it

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Raining Men and CorpsesA’s postage stamp sized apartment dragging a red suitcase and trouble The family secret Raina has been running away from is now staring at her across the dining room table every morningRaina must figure out how to extract herself before things get dicey There is no place for an amateur when it comes to murder The eclectic cast of characters in this amateur sleuth mystery will have you scratching your head and laughing until the end Chinese American graduate student Rainy Sun lends her money too freely and needs to be repaid Perhaps a job would help but Rainy’s hoped for emplyment turns out to be just volunteer overwork Soon life’s spinning out of control an ex boyfriend isn’t ready to commit an ex lover is dead and a very present grandmother has come to share Rainy’s small apartment Devious plot twists range from match making to murder and plenty of mysteries lie in the background to Rainy’s curious relationships It’s all good fun grounded in Rainy’s excitable thoughts and dreams including a “photo burning ceremony with her friends Ben and Jerry” And it’s very American with loving details of student life personal hygiene and spinach twisted on the fork And cookies Lots of characters light hearted and chatty with a backstory waiting to be told in future volumes I’d guessDisclosure I learned it was on a deal and I offer my honest review