Shards of Murder

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  • Title: Shards of Murder
  • Author: Cheryl Hollon
  • ISBN: 9781617737626
  • Page: 277
  • Format: Paperback

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Shards of Murder

About Author

  1. Cheryl Hollon writes full time after she left an engineering career of designing and building military flight simulators in amazing countries such as England, Wales, Australia, Singapore, Taiwan and India Fulfilling the dream of a lifetime, she combines her love of writing with a passion for creating glass art In the small glass studio behind their St Petersburg, FL, 1920 s craftsman bungalow, Cheryl and her husband design, create, and produce fused glass, stained glass and painted glass artworks.

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  1. I received a copy in exchange for an honest reviewThe first book was enjoyable enough that I decided to give the second book a try and I have to say I enjoyed this one a lot I got of a feel for the characters and as I already knew everyone I got easier into this book I had a lot of fun reading this book and finished it in a few days The pace was well done and enough things happened to keep me interested The ending did feel a bit rushed though and things suddenly got wrapped up very quickly The [...]

  2. Savannah Webb has moved to St Petersburg, Florida to run the family glass shop after the murder of her father In this second book she is replacing her father as a judge at the Spinnaker Arts Festival In addition to her judging duties, Savannah is busy opening a second location of her glass shop to be used as a workroom and display area for immediate and advanced glass students Savannah observes some discord among the artists displaying their entries at the festival and when the winner of the lar [...]

  3. I have to say, Cheryl Hollon really knows the stained glass business It is interesting to read about all the complexities that go on in a glass shop, besides murder, I mean The mysteries that Hollon weaves are as stunning as glass creation that would win best of show I am hooked on this intriguing series.While Savannah Webb is judging the Spinnaker Arts Festival Art Show, she meets an interesting couple of artists that she tries to choose between When the girl she awards best of show is found de [...]

  4. Thank you to NetGalley for allowing me to read and review this book This is my fair and honest opinion.In this second book by Cheryl Hollon, Savannah is stepping in as judge for the art fair.Even though she is very talented, she isn t sure if she is qualified enough to make such a huge decision.Torn between two artists, Savannah finally reaches her decision, only to find the winner dead, and finds herself as a prime suspect.Savannah gathers the posse together and soon Edward, Jacob and Amanda ar [...]

  5. Thank you for Netgalley and Kensington publishing for the advanced copy of this book to review.Since this was my first netgalley book, I skipped book one and read this one right away Although I think readers would benefit from reading the first book, I think it worked as a stand alone, too I m sure I was missing some of the character background from the first one, but I was able to follow pretty well.Savannah Webb runs the glass shop that her father used to own before his death She is asked to b [...]

  6. 3.5 starsI don t think the author has quite hit her stride yet I found references to the first book quite heavy handed, and a few discrepancies within the plot itself view spoiler I don t think Megan s strange and recent successes at other shows was ever explained or even mentioned later, and the actual cause of death seemed to change from the coroner s initial report hide spoiler and rather unusually I d guessed the murderer very early on, but the background was interesting enough that it didn [...]

  7. A dazzling installment to this wonderfully crafted series SHARDS OF MURDER absolutely sparkled with fabulous writing, and an amazingly polished plot that held me captivated through the entire story Learning about glass making was just one of the awesome facets to this well written mystery You can tell author Cheryl Hollon is equally passionate on the subject as she is one writing Enjoyable characters, a marvelous storyline, and intriguing twists made this book a fast read for me I simply couldn [...]

  8. You re going to love the Beach Blonde Savannah has been chosen to replace her dad as a judge for the Spinnaker Art Festival Her former instructor, Keith, from the Pilchuck Glass School in Seattle is in town to check on a couple of students He provides Savannah with good advice on how to judge the artists.Two artists from Pilchuck are entered in the contest and it quickly becomes known that they are also former lovers Megan wins Best in Show over Leon but is not present for the awards Savannah fi [...]

  9. This is the second installment in the Webb Glass Shop Mystery series and I found this one to be just as enjoyable as the first book This is a well plotted mystery that keeps the reader engaged throughout the story The author has a smooth writing style and has put together a solid mystery with plenty of suspects to choose from I enjoyed how the author weaves in educating the reader as the mystery unfolds I enjoy learning about the art of glass making and I find it to just flow right in with the [...]

  10. Savannah Webb has replaced her Father as a judge at the glass blowing exhibits in the Spinnakers Art Festival There two equal glass exhibits and the one she chose was award BIS The exhibitor Megan Loyola did pick up her 25,000 prize at the Award Ceremony The next day while running Rooney Savannah finds Mega.n s body on the sea wall about to be washed out to sea Savannah called 911 and tries to save the body She put Rooney and herself in danger of drowning The police immediately suspect Savannah [...]

  11. This is such a great book I was quickly drawn into the story and couldn t put the book down Savannah has been asked to be a judge at the Spinnaker Art Festival During the awards ceremony the winner of the glass competition doesn t show up and is soon found dead Savannah quickly becomes the prime suspect Savannah must sort through the broken pieces of evidence to find out who the culprit is I enjoyed this story very much I have not read the first story in this series and didn t feel lost at all I [...]

  12. This is the first book that I have read by Cheryl Hollon but it is the second book in the Webb s Glass Shop Mystery series I will definitely be going back and reading the first book When I read the back of this book and saw that it has an art festival in it, I knew that I would enjoy it I like to go to art festivals and enjoyed the descriptions of the works entered in the festival and seeing how the judging is handled I liked the characters, especially Savannah, and how she and her friends, the [...]

  13. In this installment of the Webb s Glass Shop mysteries, Savannah and her posse get back together to solve another crime This time, they aren t personally connected to the victim, but Savannah herself is a suspect With no solid alibi, she has to rely on her wits and her friends to solve the case before she is arrested for a crime she didn t commit Anyone who has ever considered taking up glasswork as a hobby has to read this series it s full of interesting facts, procedures, and tidbits.While thi [...]

  14. I received this book from the author in exchange for a fair review Shards of Murder was the first book I ve read by Cheryl Hollon but it certainly will not be my last I ve always found working with glass fascinating so I loved the glass workshop and art show as a backdrop for the whodunit The writing is very descriptive without being overly wordy Having been to the St Petersburg area recently, I felt transported back while reading My favorite part of the book was The Posse Savannah and her crew [...]

  15. Savannah Webb has just inherited Webb s Glass Shop after the death of her father, the pioneer and founder This unfortunate twist of his death, assisting to solve his murder and new role as a shop owner takes her away from the dream of becoming a care free glass artist and holds her down to the small town she has always known Not exactly the way she had seen her life heading As her former teacher, Keith Irvin states, The transition from student to master requires tremendous personal growth Savann [...]

  16. This is a cozy mystery set in St Petersburg, Florida Savannah Webb is the main character who owns a glass shop The other main characters who helped work on the murder were enjoyable and nice Edward, her English boyfriend who owns a pub next door, brings Savannah and her crew coffee and snacks Amanda is her office manager and Jacob her apprentice I like that it also featured animals dogs Savannah has a Weimaraner named Rooney who belonged to her late father She goes to an agility class with him f [...]

  17. The second in the Webb s Glass Shop Mystery series finds Savannah Webb on the case once again Luckily she was able to solve her father s murder in the first book, because this time she has to prove she is not the murderer of a talented glass artist Stepping in, to fill her father s place as a judge at an art festival, she s hard pressed to decide who the most talented glass artist is But when it s time to announce the winner is Megan, the artist is a no show to collect the hefty cash prize It s [...]

  18. Savannah Webb takes her new duty as a judge in the glass category of the Spinnaker Art Festival very seriously After all, the competition can be cutthroat as artists rely on the art festivals to boost their sales and their acclaim to help their careers thrive Unfortunately, someone seems to have taken the Spinnaker Art Festival glass competition to a whole new level as the winning artist fails to accept her award only to later be found dead Savannah finds herself embroiled in yet another murder [...]

  19. Book 2 in the Webbs Glass Shop series finds Savannah Webb right in the thick of another murder investigation Due to a series of unfortunate coincidences Savannah is at the top of the suspect list for the killing of a gifted young glass artist, Megan Loyola In order to clear her name Savannah and crew decide to launch their own investigation into the untimely demise of the unfortunate Ms Loyola.The author, Cheryl Hollon, has an obvious love of the art of glass work She provides great insight into [...]

  20. I had not read the first book in this series, but quickly picked up on the characters and learned a lot about glassmaking, which I found very interesting Savannah Webb has come to run the glass shop that her father had before he passed away I felt that Savannah did not think she could compare to her father, but her former teacher Keith thinks she is.Savannah must take her father s place judging a glass competition and was torn between two competitors, she picks one and now the winner Megan Loyol [...]

  21. I thoroughly enjoyed this book Shards of Murder by Cheryl Hollon I had not read the 1st book in this series so it took me some time to catch up on the background of the cast of characters and the custom glass shop business While I think it would have been to helpful to have read the 1st book in the series before reading this one, it wasn t necessary to enjoy the 2nd mystery.Others have provided the details of the book so I ll just say that I was captivated both by the business of the glass shop [...]

  22. SHARDS OF MURDER, which launches in February, 2016, is Cheryl Hollon s second entry in her Webb s Glass Shop Mystery series Set in the St Petersburg, Florida, area, the book follows the actions of chief protagonist, Savannah Webb, as she attempts to remove her placement as a person of interest in the death of a talented, young, glass artist Savannah owns and operates a glass shop and studio, and knows a thing or two about the whole glass making scene Enlisting her posse of friends, bolstered by [...]

  23. With the recent death of her father, Savannah Webb, has been appointed the judge in the glass category by her father s friends for the upcoming Spinnaker Art Festival After reviewing all the entries, it is clear that young, innovative Megan Loyola, who also has the same mentor as Savannah, is the winner of the glass category and grand prize winner overall But when her name is called to receive the grand prize of 25,000, and she doesn t show up to collect her prize, rumors start flying Later, whi [...]

  24. I was once again immediately taken with this story As with the first book, I loved being immersed in the glass making business in this story, although I feel there was less of seeing the glass making side of the business in this book than in the first book But with that being said I really enjoyed this story The plot itself was well developed and interesting I pegged the who done it almost from the beginning, even if I didn t get the why part correct But even after guessing who the actual murder [...]

  25. Thank you to NetGalley for the ARC of this book in return for an unbiased and fair review Shards of Murder by Cheryl Hollon is Book 2 in A Webb s Glass Shop Mystery series Savannah Webb has taken over her father s Glass Shop after his passing She s been appointed to fill in for her late father as a judge at the Spinnaker Arts Festival Megan, the winner of the Arts Festival doesn t show up to claim her 25,000 prize and her dead body is discovered by none other than Savannah Unfortunately, this le [...]

  26. Following the death of her father, Savannah Webb is settling in as the new owner of Webb s Glass Shop and has been asked to take his place as judge of the glass events at a local arts festival When a body is discovered the morning after the festival, Savannah, her friends and co workers are compelled to figure out the identity of the killer This is the second book in this series, and I enjoyed it as much as I did the first book The characters seem like people I would like to hang out with, and I [...]

  27. I fell in love with Savannah and her posse in the first book in this series Pane and Suffering, well they are back in full force in this installment Savannah is asked to judge at Spinnaker Arts Festival She painstakingly decides who she feels deserves the 25,000 prize Unfortunately the winner doesn t show up to claim the prize and is later found dead on the festival grounds Once again Savannah is under suspicion Amanda, Edward and Jacob must help Savannah find and decipher all of the clues to cl [...]

  28. This is a fantastic book I was fortunate enough to win a copy in a contest and I liked it so much that I bought another copy as a gift because I wasn t giving up my copy I did not read the first book in the series and if I had any complaints it is that I had to keep reminding myself who was who at the beginning, there were a lot of characters that were introduced in the first book that were brand new to me I ve bought the first book and am looking forward to reading about the mystery that came b [...]

  29. Cheryl has once again spun a mystery that will grab you and hold you all the way to the end Her characters are well rounded complete with flaws The information the reader gleans from the story about stained glasswork makes this so much fun to read Personally, I prefer books that not only have a mystery my favorite genre , but has something I can learn One thing I loved is that Savannah who made the decision as to who won the competition, becomes the prime suspect Then she and her friends jump in [...]

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