What I’m Reading: Extra Credit by Maggie Barbieri

Extra Credit

Today I’m reading Extra Credit by Maggie Barbieri, the seventh book in the “Murder 101” mystery series.

Alison Bergeron has her doubts about hosting a birthday party for her twin stepdaughters, seeing as it’ll include all of her new husband’s ex-in-laws. Still, she’s a good sport, and everyone has a great time, especially the girls, who receive $10,000 from their estranged uncle, Chick.

The girls’ father, NYPD Detective Bobby Crawford, and Christine, his ex, think the gift is too much. When Crawford swings by Chick’s apartment to return it, he finds Chick dead, with roughly $250,000 stuffed in his mattress. The death is ruled a suicide, but Christine isn’t convinced, and even Alison can’t help but admit that there must be a lot more to Chick’s death than meets the eye.

Extra Credit, the latest in Maggie Barbieri’s stellar Murder 101 series, finds Alison and Bobby delving into family secrets they’d both rather leave untouched.

One response to “What I’m Reading: Extra Credit by Maggie Barbieri

  1. I read the first … three in this series and enjoyed them. Glad to see there are more for me to uncover. Oddly enough, I was cleaning out my bookshelves this weekend when my eyes fell on the three I have and I thought, hmm, should I keep or give away? Yeah, I might want to re-read. Keep. Wonder whatever happened to the author? Glad to see your update.