Lucky Stiff

Lucky Stiff

Deborah Coonts / Feb 17, 2020
Lucky Stiff Lucky O Toole Head of Customer Relations at The Babylon premier mega resort on the Vegas Strip thinks it s just another night in Las Vegas A tractor trailer has spilled its load of a million honeybee
  • Title: Lucky Stiff
  • Author: Deborah Coonts
  • ISBN: 9780765364586
  • Page: 182
  • Format: Mass Market Paperback
  • Lucky O Toole Head of Customer Relations at The Babylon, premier mega resort on the Vegas Strip thinks it s just another night in Las Vegas A tractor trailer has spilled its load of a million honeybees, blocking not only the Strip but the entrance to her hotele District Attorney for Clark County apparently the odd man out of a threesome on the twelfth floor is hidingLucky O Toole Head of Customer Relations at The Babylon, premier mega resort on the Vegas Strip thinks it s just another night in Las Vegas A tractor trailer has spilled its load of a million honeybees, blocking not only the Strip but the entrance to her hotele District Attorney for Clark County apparently the odd man out of a threesome on the twelfth floor is hiding in the buff in one of the hotel s laundry roomsd Numbers Neidermeyer one of Vegas less than savory oddsmakers is arguing with Las Vegas ace private investigator, the Beautiful Jeremy Whitlock.The next day, Lucky discovers Ms Neidermeyer was tossed into the shark tank at the Mandalay Bay Resort as a snack for the Tiger Shark When the police show up at the Babylon with a hastily prepared search warrant, applied for by the District Attorney himself, and Jeremy lands in the hot seat, Lucky realizes her previous night was far from routine.Amid the chaos of fight weekend, the hiring of an eccentric new French chef, and her madam mother s intentions to auction off a young woman s virginity, Lucky is drawn into a deadly game where no one is what they seem, a game that will end only when she discovers who made fish food out of Numbers Neidermeyer.Lucky O Toole and Fabulous Las Vegas life doesn t get any better.
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      • Deborah Coonts

        Get a free bundle of novellas ripped from the headlines of Lucky O Toole s world deborahcoonts lucky offer Deborah Coonts swears she was switched at birth Coming from a family of homebodies, Deborah is the odd women out, happiest with a passport, a high limit credit card, her computer, and changing scenery outside her window Goaded by an insatiable curiosity, she flies airplanes, rides motorcycles, travels the world, and pretends to be of a badass than she probably is Deborah is the author of the Lucky O Toole Vegas Adventure series, a romantic mystery romp through Sin City Wanna Get Lucky , the first in the series, was a New York Times Notable Crime Novel and a double RITA Award Finalist She has also penned a few standalone novels After Me, a medical thriller, Deep Water, a romantic suspense, and Crushed, a contemporary romance set in Napa Although rarely there, Deborah calls Houston home You can always track her down at deborahcoonts.


    983 Comments

    1. Whoa I filled out the review space on the last first read book I won a while back, and right away on the same day, I win my next one I think filling that empty review space is KEY.I m not sure what this book is, now that I read its description I went on an entering frenzy earlier and probably wasn t choosy enough Mistake Please take this book back and recharge my first read status I wasn t the right reader for this book that the author must ve worked very hard on It takes great determination to [...]


    2. Interested in of my reviews Visit my blog Lucky O Toole is back in book 2 to handle problems as the head of Customer Relations at the Babylon in Las Vegas The action starts from page one with Lucky attempting to handle an overturned semi truck that has not only blocked the entrance to the Babylon but has managed to dump its cargo a load of bees The following day, the body of Numbers Neidermeyer, an infamous bookie, is found floating in a shark tank and Lucky s friend Jeremy Whitlock is the pri [...]


    3. Bummer Maybe my expectations were too high because I had enjoyed the first book so much or maybe this book just fell short Either way, I had a hard time pushing through to finish the book.What I loved about WANNA GET LUCKY the first book in the series 1 Lucky O Toole was in charge of customer relations at a big LV hotel, and she had great adventures solving customer problems.2 Lucky wasn t involved in an annoying love triangle She actually picked a guy.3 Lucky s boyfriend was a cross dressing fe [...]


    4. Lucky O Toole is back Who knew that all it took was a truck load of honeybees to shut down Vegas A truck driver lost control of his truck and yep you guessed it tons of honey bees come flying out Remember this is Vegas, so when the police receive the phone call about the accident, they do not bat an eye lash and dispatch someone to come clean up the mess Because this is Vegas, it isn t complete without a good murder When Mrs Neidermeyer is found as shark food, Lucky is on the case Lucky Stiff wa [...]


    5. You always wonder if the 2nd book in a series can hold up to close inspection Well I have to say out loud Lucky Stiff is funnier and entertaining then the first I m looking forward to some fall down to the floor laughing entertainment in book 3.


    6. I couldn t actually finish this book Whilst the first in the Lucky O Toole series was mildly entertaining, and the backdrop of LV is always pleasant, this was tedious and wildly unbelievable Where do I start Lucky s so busy she works 18 hour days yet she doesn t seem to do anything other than investigate serious crimes and per on all things male including her friend PAs partner And the fact that she s helping not only a PI but Detective Romeo investigate a homicide, vein customer relations manag [...]


    7. Series does have a vague Stephanie Plum feel to it, but I found it really hard to connect with the characters most of the time That in turn made it really hard to over look the isn t it SO convenient that that happened just so that that can happen a bit later I thought about continuing the series, because there is the potential of it being better than it is, but quite frankly, it s about 3 4 too much for each book for what this authors offering I d be fine paying 1.99, probably 2.99 3 4ea would [...]


    8. Murder and extra sappy horny Teddie is in the beginning of becoming a music superstar and Lucky is already morning the eventual break up as soon as he sets foot on the plane and only stops to try to clear a friend s name of murder, save a virgin from her nutty mother, and to have a bit of sex then immediately goes back to moping and lusting after every guy she sees I was hoping for humor, but there were maybe 20 good lines in the entire book If you like romance great, if you want Vegas entertain [...]


    9. Taking place in Las Vegas this murder mystery takes you into the world of running a casino from the customer relations end It starts with a tractor trailer full of bee tipping over, then to a body in pieces found in the shark tank It continues with love, surprises and twists and confirming that you can t always believe what you hear read It is a light read, a step above a cozy mystery and leaves you with wanting .


    10. disappointing second entry in this series I think Coonts would up too many of the interpersonal subplots that added tension to the first book at the end of the first book Thus, she s got much less to work with here Felt really slack to me Not sure I d go on Could get better, but I am skeptical.


    11. I love Lucky but I didn t enjoy this one quite as much as the first My favorite parts are when she is dealing with crazy guests in the hotel, and in this one she spent time trying to solve a murder I was also kind of disappointed that her boyfriend is no longer doing his female impersonator act I liked that about him I ll definitely read Lucky, though.


    12. it was an okay story overall I was tired of reading the beautiful Jeremy And the insecurity over one day was extreme was the later jealous outburst and retaliation scene I have officially given up on the characters and the series as a whole Oh well.


    13. Another fun, fast read about Lucky O Toole Although it stated to get repetitive by the end, it moved along at a good pace and had enough going on to keep me interested until the very end Can t wait to read the next one



    14. Just found the Lucky O Toole series found it as well written as any book its interesting and keeps you riveted throughout the entire book


    15. Snowed into staying at home, this was a perfect book to read The heroine is sofunny, the Las Vegas setting ideal for any kind of crazy mystery, and there s even a nice romance





    16. I absolutely love Lucky This book was a fun read and completely entertaining I couldn t put it down I can t wait to get my hands on the next book


    17. Quick enjoyable read Liked the characters and plot, but there was almost too much going on in this book to keep track of everything.


    18. I hate beesWhy do I hate bees, because I am allergic to their stings and so is someone in the story Excellent read and beautiful story telling from the author.


    19. I was very eager to dive into this second installment of this amazing series The first book, Wanna Get Lucky , introduced me to so many wonderful characters that I just couldn t wait find out what was going to happen with them next This is a good time to point out that, as this is a sequel, there may be some unintentional spoilers in this review So if you haven t read the first book in the series yet, you may want to do that first Ok, enough with the disclaimers, on to the review We re reintrodu [...]


    20. I reviewed the first novel in this series, Wanna Get Lucky , four days ago I reported that I really liked the book While this holds true as I continue the series with Lucky Stiff, I did find that I enjoyed the first book a little than I did the second.In the beginning of Lucky Stiff, Lucky has found herself in another sticky situation A truck full of honeybees heading to an entomologist conference have spilled out in front of her casino Side note Think this is too over the top It s happened Luc [...]


    21. This review was originally posted on my blog, Ramblings of a Daydreamer You can find it, and many reviews at the blog.Just like the first book in the Lucky O Toole series, Wanna Get Lucky , Lucky Stiff is a highly entertaining, action packed read.There s no wasting time here we get thrown right into the middle of the action from the very first page We re reintroduced to Lucky as she s left to deal with a ton of honeybees on the loose on the Vegas Strip As if that isn t enough to deal with, she [...]


    22. I really hate that it took me so long to read this book I got it at the end of November, sent free from the Publicity Manager, and I tried several times to read it before Christmas, but I was just too busy I gave up trying to read past page 50 until the new year But, because I had gotten a Kindle from my brother for Christmas Thank you Joshie I had several other books I was reading I finally picked this up on the 19 to start reading it again and I had no clue what was going on, so I just started [...]


    23. Lucky StiffLucky me for reading this hilarious Las Vegas romp Bees Babylon Brilliant It is Fight Week at the Babylon and this novel starts off with a Bang Bees everywhere Fortunately for the guests at the Babylon mega resort, Lucky, the ultimate head of customer relations and is on the scene and ready to save the day.This is an excellent follow up to the first book in the series, Wanna Get Lucky Deborah Coonts brings Las Vegas to life once again in the second Lucky O Toole mystery She has an cap [...]


    24. Lucky s back at it again Taking charge of customer relations at The Babylon is crazy enough, but add a mother who owns a popular local bordello, a truck full of bees and a big time oddsmaker in the shark tank at Mandalay Bay and now you have a recipe for disaster Only Lucky would know how to handle all of these complications as well as navigate a new relationship Only time will tell if Vegas will eat Lucky alive or if she ll end the week on a high note.Deborah Coonts is back with another hit I l [...]


    25. Lucky O Toole, the head of Customer Relations at the Babylon Casino and Resort, is enjoying her new found love with Teddy The addition of another assistant has really helped lessen her workload and give her time for play With a big fight in a few days and an entomologist conference about to commence, Lucky knows she will be hard at work with limited time for her lover.To start her weekend, the truck bringing in millions of bees for the entomologist conference overturns on the Strip and chaos re [...]


    26. Originally Reviewed at Novel EscapesLucky Stiff is a who done it complete with 4 inch heels and a girl who complains about wearing them and kicks them off as soon as possible What s not to love The sequel to Wanna Get Lucky, this novel picks up where we left off with Lucky O Toole Everything is running smoothly in Lucky s life until another murder takes place with ties to a friend and the hotel she s head of customer relations for We are treated to outrageous antics, politics, sex and intrigue [...]


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