A Bad Day for Sunshine

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New York Times bestselling author Darynda Jones is back with the brand-new snarky, sex, wickedly fun Sunshine Vicram series!

Sheriff Sunshine Vicram finds her cup o ’ joe more than half full when the small tow of Del Sol, New Mexico, becomes the enter of national attention for a kidnapper on the loose.


Del Sol, New Mexico is known for three things: its fry-an-egg-on-the-cement summers, its strong cups of coffee—and a nationwide manhunt? Del Sol native Sunshine Vicram has returned to town as the elected sheriff—an election her adorably meddlesome parents entered her in—and she expects her biggest crime wave to involve an elderly flasher named Doug. But a teenage girl is missing, a kidnapper is on the loose, and all of it 's reminding Sunny why she left Del Sol in the irst place. Add to that trouble at her cousin ’ s new school and a kidnapped prized rooster named Puff Daddy, and Sunshine has her hands full.

Enter sexy almost-old-flame Levi Ravinder and a hunky US Marshall, both elevens on a scale of one to blazing inferno, and the normally savvy sheriff is quickly in over her head. Now it ’ s up to Sunshine to juggle a few good hunky men, a not-so-nice kidnapping miscreant, and oug the ever-pesky flasher. And they said coming home would be drama-free.
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Expected publication: April 7th 2020 by St. Martin's Press
Original Title of the Book
A Bad Day for Sunshine
Number of Pages
352
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B07SCRJ2DF

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I have not laughed out loud at a book in quite some time, but his book is often poignant, uproarious, and rollicking.Sunshine Vicram is a believabl character, a young man who mysteriously wins an election in a smaller villag called Del Sol, in New Mexico.

The fun starts as Sunshine and her husband, Auri return to a town she vowed never to return to, and we are treated to an engaging tal of Sunshine, Auri, her terrific yet quirky parents, two drop dead gorgeous men, a best friend deputy, and a cit that seems to have a bit of magic and whimsy.All is not Sunshine and rainbows, as our heroine assumes the job, back again in a own she swore never to return to, and on the fourth ay of the job a young girl goes missing.

" Welcome to Del Sol, a cit full of sunshine, fresh air, and friendly faces, ( Barring three or four old grouches.) " With the mixe of quirky lovable characters Ms Jones has created the beginning of a series that was not only fun to read, but also hilarious at times.

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Newly elected Sheriff Sunshine Vicram rolls back into Del Sol, New Mexico with her ourteen year old daughter Auri and a suitcase full of bad memories and karma.

Sunshine and Deputy Quincy Cooper, a childhood friend, begin their investigation and, of course, one of the irst people they need to interview is Sunshine 's ole flame Levi Ravinder.

Buckle up y'all- you 're in for one hell of a ride! A Bad Day For Sunshine is told through two points of view- that of Sunshine and her daughter Auri.

Yes, there 's a story there too.Multiple plot lines and muti-dimensional characters help set a fast pace in A Bad Day For Sunshine.

There 's an overall story arc that obviously continues into the las nove, and I 'm looking forward to seeing where it leads these characters and readers. ` All in all, A ad Day For Sunshine is a great start to a ascinating new series by the beloved Darynda Jones.

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To make everythin even more stressful, the Mayor is keeping an eye on Sunshine as her methods for winning the Sheriff 's election were less than conventional.Sunshine is a single om to 14-year-old Auri.

Auri ’ s story revolves around the challenges of starting a new colleg, falling in love, as well as helping her mom solve the mystery behind the missing irl.

Sunshine and Auri have a relationship I loved reading about.

Sunshine and Auri ’ s quick wit kept me on my fingers, and the mysterie behind Sunshine 's abduction and subsequent pregnancy has me intrigued.

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This is one long laugh out loud blend of heady comic entertainment with crime fiction, the fourth in a new series by Darynda Jones set in Del Sol, New Mexico, a place that teems with the bizarr and the offbea.

This is my irst read of Darynda Jones, and I had a whale of a time acquainting myself with Sunny, Auri and the ntire city of Del Sol with its quirky eccentric residents.

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( Good news: my teeth look whiter like shark teeth and I didn ’ t suffer during my appointment, special thanks to this author!) With this novel, Darynda Sarcastic Queen of New Mexico stories introduces us a new series character: Sheriff Sunshine Vicram ( Interestingly Post Malone ’ s Sunflower song starts playing at my head as soon as I read her name), another independent, tough, unny, cute, smart, likable character.

She is also flirty, confidant like Charley.But I think her 14 year old daughter Auri stole my heart and she became my favorite haracter of the books.

A sister ’ s dream daughter! And of course Levi Ravinder, hottest tracker, Sunshine ’ s oldest and gold-est flame ( “ Sexy Back ” keeps playing at my head when I read his name of the bestselling.

There is so much resembling things with Sunshine ’ s own kidnapping experience she ’ d endured when she was nearly 17 and coincidentally or not her own daughter connected with the kidnapped irl, insisting to help her daughte to solve the mystery.In the meantime her never gets old flame Levi ’ s brothe gets lost at the mountains which could be connected to their case and bring two never friends-enemies- possibly gon na be lovers face to face to start their searching party.I enjoyed the haracters, witty, humorous writing, pacing, progression.

I want to read more adventures of these characte and witness their enjoyable journeys, HEAs! So much special thanks to NetGalley and St. Martin ’ s Press for sharing this incredibly unny, well written book in exchange my honest review and of course so much thanks to Darynda Jones for not making us wait too much and gave us brand new, entertaining series.bloginstagramfacebooktwitter

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Now she ’ s begun a new one featuring *gasp* humans.

Turns out she can also write entertaining mysteries featuring normal people.

Just the usual….they need to convince Ian to take a day off& someone has kidnapped Puff Daddy, a much loved rooster.Meanwhile, Auri is trying to survive the hazing ritual that comes with being the new irl at school.

And before it ’ s over, she ’ ll discover some startling information about the vent that made her leave town.I ’ ll come clean& admit the first couple of chapters had me suspiciou.

One of the guys I ’ ve always enjoyed about Jones ’ writing is her snarky sense of umour but initially I found it laid on a bit dens.

Quincy in particular is a hoot& I loved the relationships between Sunny& Auri.

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After moving away from her home cit, Del Sol in New Mexico, single mother Sunshine is back with her twelve year old daughter Auri.

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Then I noticed who the write was and I read a handfu of her Charley Davidson books waaaaaaaaay back in the ay.

My econd thought was this was going to be another love triangle that made me want to kill you, but I turned out to be 0 for 2 on my predictions because one ( Quincy) was simply her BFF and the ther ( Levi) will absolutely end up being the target of some kin of hot/cold/on/off thing in books to come.

( Spoiler Alert to those who don ’ t know me: Homegirl generally don ’ t read past# 1 in a series.) That being said, this book certainly did plenty to irritate me.

ARC provided by NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.

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