Granny's Got a Gun (Secret Agent Granny, #1)

Granny's Got a Gun (Secret Agent Granny, #1)

by Harper Lin

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Overview

A hilarious new mystery series from USA TODAY Bestselling Author Harper Lin!

Barbara Gold, a retired CIA agent, is bored out of her skull in Cheerville, a sleepy town in New England—until a man is poisoned during a book club meeting for seniors. Everyone thinks Lucien had a heart attack, but from his symptoms, Barbara knows someone has slipped poisoned into his cake or drink. Even though she is no longer under cover, Barbara feels as if she's only playing the part of a sweet grandmother, but this may just be her most useful cover yet.

The clock ticks as she investigates who in the Cheerville Active Readers' Society would want Lucien dead. It's only a matter of time before his death is declared murder and the police start hounding everyone. 

Suddenly Barbara's CIA training is useful again, and Cheerville is starting to seem not so dull after all…

Read the action-packed first book (30,000 words) in the Secret Agent Granny mystery series.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940154356197
Publisher: Harper Lin Books
Publication date: 05/10/2017
Series: Secret Agent Granny , #1
Sold by: Draft2Digital
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 1,057
File size: 346 KB

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Granny's Got a Gun (Secret Agent Granny) 4.1 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 40 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I liked that the main character isn't a 20 something prodigy who inherited a house, business or other property from a dead relative and becomes super sleuth. This character is an older person with lots of experience and training which is believable. It's quick, fun story, with a few laughs along the way. Highly recommended.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Entertaining, light with humour, and realistic portrayal of geriatrics and youth, while not belittling murder. Great to have a senior doing detecting. Not as serious as Miss Marple or exciting as Mrs. Pollifax mysteries ( amateur CIA agent), but a nice, quick read.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I really love the Granny Gun series. Maybe because I understand the rigors and problems associated with retirement. Finding new hobbies, friends, and dealing with interaction with your teenage grandchildren. And don't talk about joint pain. But "Granny" is making progress and a murder is icing on the cake for this still experienced ex-agent. Laughter is on every other page. And like any great mystery, you won't know who done it until the end.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I'm a granny, & found this book realistic in the way the over-60-year-olds are portrayed - - but it's also fast-enough-paced (except for the main characters' "jumping", "leaping", etc ;-) ;-)) to be exciting! :-))
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Love the feisty Granny! Very enjoyable story.
Anonymous 6 months ago
proof that 70 is the new 30. who knew it could be so fun to get old .?
Anonymous 10 months ago
6/19 interesting. Different. The author can't get away from potty talk! Crude in places. No need for either. If the book weren't so full of grammatical errors, I would have enjoyed it more.
Anonymous 7 months ago
Book was fun but wont be reading any more of series.
Anonymous 12 months ago
Had+to+stay+home+from+work%2C++I+think+mother-in-law+would+really+enjoy+this+as+a+quick+read.
Anonymous 12 months ago
This+was+a+fun+quick+read%21+Loved+the+main+cgaracter%21
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I+enjoyed+the+fact+that+the+main%0A+character+is+not+a+twenty+something.++
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Anonymous 25 days ago
Not long enough to get tedious
Anonymous 26 days ago
Cute short story.
Anonymous 26 days ago
Love the characters original ideas with realistic people. like no crude language, or sexually explicit scenes and only mild violence. want to read more in series
Anonymous 3 months ago
good book
Anonymous 4 months ago
Granny who owns the gun better not read this since she is already bored.
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Anonymous 6 months ago
It was short, but fast paced, enjoyed it!
Anonymous 6 months ago
Have enjoyed many of Harper Lin's books but this one is the most tongue in cheek one yet!
Anonymous 7 months ago
Easy read, not much suspense but good for reading myself to sleep
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Not+often+do+I+read+a+book+with++a+book+club+and+friends+and+a+murder+with+comic+included+.++I+really+like+Barbara+keeping+keeping+her+secret.%0AIt%27s+short+but+a+book+doesn%27t+have+to+be+long+to+text+good.%0AI+recommend+it.++%0AEnjoy%0A%0ATEH%0A%0A
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Well done cute story .
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This very short book could easily be scrunched into about 30 pages if you cut all the reminising about the near legend she thinks sshe once was.