The second book in the Dodie O’Dell mystery series, debuted Winter, 2017.
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Author Suzanne Trauth’s experience as a playwright, screenwriter, and university theater professor is evident in the theater details and realism present in Show Time.
Dodie is at it again when the Etonville Little Theatre produces Arsenic and Old Lace and life imitates art. The guest director dies over a plate of knishes at Dodie’s1940s theme food festival. To save the reputation of the Windjammer restaurant, she sets to work, foils a dangerous plot, and saves Arsenic and Old Lace as well as her budding romance with Chief Thompson. By opening night Dodie’s ready for a time out!
Time Out has a quirky cast of characters, and a wonderful balance of comedy, drama, secrets, intriguing twists and turns, clues, conspiracy theories, and a growing list of suspects that will keep you guessing and wanting more.
~Jersey Girl Book Reviews
If you enjoy cozies with a decent touch of romance, and especially if you have any interest in theater…you’ll probably enjoy this.
~The Ninja Librarian
The author brings you into the town with detailed and vivid pictures, you will feel like you are walking the streets in this town and visiting.
~Shelley’s Book Case
Well rounded characters, plenty of humor, and an intimate look at community theatre and family restaurants enhance the mystery.
~Cozy Up With Kathy
Suzanne gives readers just what they need in a cozy, charm, wit and great mystery!
…a comfortable diversionary read with romantic conflict included.
I absolutely loved it. Dodie is a wonderful cozy mystery heroine and her other cast of characters make the book a super fun read.
~A Chick Who Reads