Should Have Played Poker Carrie Martin s precarious balancing of her corporate law job and visiting her father at the Sunshine Village retirement home is upset when her mother appears out of the blue in Carrie s office twen

  • Title: Should Have Played Poker
  • Author: Debra H. Goldstein
  • ISBN: 1432831593
  • Page: 473
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Carrie Martin s precarious balancing of her corporate law job and visiting her father at the Sunshine Village retirement home is upset when her mother appears, out of the blue, in Carrie s office twenty six years after abandoning her family Her mother leaves her with a sealed envelope and the confession she once considered killing Carrie s father Carrie seeks answers abo Carrie Martin s precarious balancing of her corporate law job and visiting her father at the Sunshine Village retirement home is upset when her mother appears, out of the blue, in Carrie s office twenty six years after abandoning her family Her mother leaves her with a sealed envelope and the confession she once considered killing Carrie s father Carrie seeks answers about her past from her father prior to facing what is in the envelope Before she can reach his room, she finds her mother murdered and the woman who helped raise her seriously injured.Instructed to leave the sleuthing to the police, Carrie s continued efforts to discover why someone would target the two most important women in her life quickly put her at odds with her former lover the detective assigned to her mother s case As Carrie and her co sleuths, the Sunshine Village Mah jongg players, attempt to unravel Wahoo, Alabama s past secrets in this fast paced cozy mystery, their efforts put Carrie in danger and show her that truth and integrity aren t always what she was taught to believe Get A Copy Kindle Store StoresAudibleBarnes NobleWalmart eBooksApple BooksGoogle PlayAbebooksBook DepositoryIndigoAlibrisBetter World BooksIndieBoundLibraries Or buy for Hardcover, 244 pages Published April 20th 2016 by Five Star Publishing More Details ISBN 1432831593 ISBN13 9781432831592 Other Editions 2 All Editions Add a New Edition Combine Less Detail edit details Friend Reviews To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up Reader QA To ask other readers questions about Should Have Played Poker, please sign up

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mother wrote so she puts the envelope away Carrie s father is suffering from dementia at a local retirement center Carrie is visiting her father when someone is found dead in the retirement center The investigation begins and is quite interesting I m looking forward to reading books by this author flag Like see review Nov 12, 2017 Harriet Roll rated it liked it review of another edition Shelves mystery semi cozy, southern fiction A fun read I chose only because I had just learned to play Mah Jongg and that was one of the subject headings A good complicated plot with likeable characters Mostly takes place in a retirement home I would others by this author flag Like see review Sep 12, 2017 Trish Bowen rated it really liked it Human interest, humor, bits of romance and sustained mystery You ll never guess who did it flag Like see review Mar 08, 2016 Sharon rated it it was amazing Charlotte Martin walks back into her daughter Carrie s life after a 26 year absence, but before Carrie can get any real answers about why her mother left her, Charlotte is murdered The scene of the crime is the Sunshine Village retirement home where Carrie s father, a former preacher in the early stages of dementia, now resides.Detective Brian McPhillip, Carrie s former boyfriend, is assigned to investigate, and sparks still smolder Add a little jealousy when Michael Shapiro, a widowed lawyer Charlotte Martin walks back into her daughter Carrie s life after a 26 year absence, but before Carrie can get any real answers about why her mother left her, Charlotte is murdered The scene of the crime is the Sunshine Village retirement home where Carrie s father, a former preacher in the early stages of dementia, now resides.Detective Brian McPhillip, Carrie s former boyfriend, is assigned to investigate, and sparks still smolder Add a little jealousy when Michael Shapiro, a widowed lawyer whose mother also resides at the Sunshine Village retirement home, gets involved Although Brian is helpful than his law enforcement colleagues, Carrie, who was trained as a police officer before leaving the academy for a career in corporate law, believes he is moving too slowly on the case She enlists the aid of Michael s mother s group of Mah jongg players as amateur sleuths But when their efforts uncover secrets buried in the past, Carrie and the others find themselves in grave danger.Should Have Played Poker has a fast paced plot with short chapters, enjoyable characters, and an abundance of red herrings It touches on issues of aging, family ties, corporate responsibility, and religious tolerance, and culminates in a surprise ending that makes Carrie question most everything she has ever believed in flag Like see review Apr 08, 2016 Amy Jones rated it liked it Shelves possible artsbham reviews For me, the title of Birmingham based author Debra H Goldstein s newest mystery doesn t quite ring true You see, quite a bit of Goldstein s book focuses on a group of Mah jongg players, which can get a bit troublesome if, like me, you have no concept of how the game is played But I don t know how to play poker, either I d have done better with a book titled Should Have Played Uno or perhaps Should Have Played Go Fish Even Rook would have been easier to comprehend But I digress, and I m For me, the title of Birmingham based author Debra H Goldstein s newest mystery doesn t quite ring true You see, quite a bit of Goldstein s book focuses on a group of Mah jongg players, which can get a bit troublesome if, like me, you have no concept of how the game is played But I don t know how to play poker, either I d have done better with a book titled Should Have Played Uno or perhaps Should Have Played Go Fish Even Rook would have been easier to comprehend But I digress, and I m sorry.In Should Have Played Poker, lawyer Carrie Martin who lives in a small town in Alabama sees her mother again for the first time in 26 years, after she abandoned Carrie and her father when Carrie was young Their reunion is short lived, however, as her mother is murdered soon after and Carrie turns her focus to solving the crime with the help of the aforementioned Mah jongg enthusiasts.To read the rest of this review, visit flag Like see review May 28, 2016 Sherry rated it it was amazing review of another edition Great New Series I picked up this book while trolling through cozy mysteries on The cover caught my attention reading the first few pages on the Look Inside option made me decide to take a chance download this book I really enjoyed it, reading cover to cover in one sitting The book really starts out with a bang with the appearance of Carrie s long missing mother That first chapter hooked me immediately Carrie is an interesting character, having started her career at the Great New Series I picked up this book while trolling through cozy mysteries on The cover caught my attention reading the first few pages on the Look Inside option made me decide to take a chance download this book I really enjoyed it, reading cover to cover in one sitting The book really starts out with a bang with the appearance of Carrie s long missing mother That first chapter hooked me immediately Carrie is an interesting character, having started her career at the police academy then switching to law Her police training seems to help her as she becomes involves in the murders untangling the mysteries.While I enjoyed the setting at the senior retirement home, I did find that the introduction of so many characters a little difficult to keep straight However, that said, I loved the mystery intrigue that intertwined several plot lines Hopefully there will be a sequel flag Like see review Aug 04, 2016 Carol rated it it was amazing Carrie Martin has to balance her law job and visiting her father at the Sunshine Village retirement home She is upset when her mother shows up out of the blue after 26 years of abandoning the family.Her mother leaves her with a sealed envelope and that she once considered killing Carrie s father Carrie wants answers about her past from her father but before she can reach his room she finds her mother murdered and the women who cared for her injured Carrie efforts to discover who would want to Carrie Martin has to balance her law job and visiting her father at the Sunshine Village retirement home She is upset when her mother shows up out of the blue after 26 years of abandoning the family.Her mother leaves her with a sealed envelope and that she once considered killing Carrie s father Carrie wants answers about her past from her father but before she can reach his room she finds her mother murdered and the women who cared for her injured Carrie efforts to discover who would want to target the two most important woman in her life puts her at odds with her former lover the detective assigned to her mothers case As Carrie and the Sunshine Village Mah Jongg players unravel the secrets of their town Carrie learns that what she was taught to believe and the truth might be two very different things So very glad that I had the pleasure of reading this flag Like see review Dec 29, 2016 Libby added it review of another edition E Joe gave this to me for Christmas This was pretty good, but it almost seemed like a self published book Kind of amateurish writing that needed to be polished a bit I had a hard time keeping the mahj players straight, but it was fun reading little snippets about their games flag Like see review Aug 28, 2016 Michelle rated it really liked it Shelves mmm 2016 michelle Good, cozy mystery flag Like see review Heather Voskuyl rated it liked it Jul 19, 2016 Martha Huetteman rated it really liked it Dec 02, 2016 Barry A Schwartz rated it really liked it Nov 09, 2016 Florie Perellis rated it really liked it May 21, 2016 Nadine Steidley rated it really liked it Dec 13, 2017 Leslie rated it liked it Nov 29, 2016 Kyna Demons rated it really liked it Oct 25, 2018 Judy Mitchell rated it really liked it Jul 05, 2017 DEBORAH BRAUNSTEIN rated it it was amazing Jun 14, 2016 Kme_17 rated it really liked it Oct 04, 2016 Christi rated it really liked it Oct 24, 2017 cloudyr5 rated it liked it Jan 25, 2017 Marlene rated it it was amazing Mar 14, 2018 Judy Sheluk rated it really liked it Apr 24, 2016 Dave Sloan rated it it was amazing Oct 03, 2018 Adele L Kaplan rated it liked it Oct 26, 2016 Susan Van Kirk rated it really liked it May 07, 2016 Susan Garrison rated it it was ok Dec 19, 2016 Frances L rated it liked it Dec 07, 2016 Carin rated it really liked it Apr 13, 2017 Dona rated it did not like it Aug 30, 2016 previous 1 2 next new topicDiscuss This Book topics posts views last activity Huntsville Madiso Meet the Author Debra Goldstein 2 14 May 12, 2017 07 11PM Madison Mega Mara 167 Should Have Played Poker 1 2 Sep 08, 2016 02 02PM More topics Share Recommend It Stats Recent Status Updates Genres Book Club 1 user See top shelves About Debra H Goldstein Debra H Goldstein 140 followers Judge Debra H Goldstein is the author of Kensington s new Sarah Blair cozy mystery series, which debuts with One Taste Too Many on December 18, 2018 She also wrote Should Have Played Poker and 2012 IPPY Award winning Maze in Blue Her short stories, including Anthony and Agatha nominated The Night They Burned Ms Dixie s Place, have appeared in numerous periodicals and anthologies including Al Judge Debra H Goldstein is the author of Kensington s new Sarah Blair cozy mystery series, which debuts with One Taste Too Many on December 18, 2018 She also wrote Should Have Played Poker and 2012 IPPY Award winning Maze in Blue Her short stories, including Anthony and Agatha nominated The Night They Burned Ms Dixie s Place, have appeared in numerous periodicals and anthologies including Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazine, Black Cat Mystery Magazine, and Mystery Weekly Debra is president of Sisters in Crime s Guppy Chapter, serves on SinC s national board, and is president of the Southeast Chapter of Mystery Writers of 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      Judge Debra H Goldstein is the author of Kensington s new Sarah Blair cozy mystery series, which debuts with One Taste Too Many on December 18, 2018 She also wrote Should Have Played Poker and 2012 IPPY Award winning Maze in Blue Her short stories, including Anthony and Agatha nominated The Night They Burned Ms Dixie s Place, have appeared in numerous periodicals and anthologies including Al Judge Debra H Goldstein is the author of Kensington s new Sarah Blair cozy mystery series, which debuts with One Taste Too Many on December 18, 2018 She also wrote Should Have Played Poker and 2012 IPPY Award winning Maze in Blue Her short stories, including Anthony and Agatha nominated The Night They Burned Ms Dixie s Place, have appeared in numerous periodicals and anthologies including Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazine, Black Cat Mystery Magazine, and Mystery Weekly Debra is president of Sisters in Crime s Guppy Chapter, serves on SinC s national board, and is president of the Southeast Chapter of Mystery Writers of America Find out about Debra at DebraHGoldstein

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    1. This was a fun mystery book I loved the characters in the book Carrie is an attorney that was raised by her father Her mother left when she was a child Carrie never understood why she left Years later she shows up at Carrie s office with an envelope Carrie isn t ready to read what her mother wrote so she puts the envelope away Carrie s father is suffering from dementia at a local retirement center Carrie is visiting her father when someone is found dead in the retirement center The inve This was [...]


    2. A fun read I chose only because I had just learned to play Mah Jongg and that was one of the subject headings A good complicated plot with likeable characters Mostly takes place in a retirement home I would others by this author.



    3. Charlotte Martin walks back into her daughter Carrie s life after a 26 year absence, but before Carrie can get any real answers about why her mother left her, Charlotte is murdered The scene of the crime is the Sunshine Village retirement home where Carrie s father, a former preacher in the early stages of dementia, now resides.Detective Brian McPhillip, Carrie s former boyfriend, is assigned to investigate, and sparks still smolder Add a little jealousy when Michael Shapiro, a widowed lawyer Ch [...]


    4. For me, the title of Birmingham based author Debra H Goldstein s newest mystery doesn t quite ring true You see, quite a bit of Goldstein s book focuses on a group of Mah jongg players, which can get a bit troublesome if, like me, you have no concept of how the game is played But I don t know how to play poker, either I d have done better with a book titled Should Have Played Uno or perhaps Should Have Played Go Fish Even Rook would have been easier to comprehend But I digress, and I m For me, t [...]


    5. Great New Series I picked up this book while trolling through cozy mysteries on The cover caught my attention reading the first few pages on the Look Inside option made me decide to take a chance download this book I really enjoyed it, reading cover to cover in one sitting The book really starts out with a bang with the appearance of Carrie s long missing mother That first chapter hooked me immediately Carrie is an interesting character, having started her career at the Great New Series I picke [...]


    6. Carrie Martin has to balance her law job and visiting her father at the Sunshine Village retirement home She is upset when her mother shows up out of the blue after 26 years of abandoning the family.Her mother leaves her with a sealed envelope and that she once considered killing Carrie s father Carrie wants answers about her past from her father but before she can reach his room she finds her mother murdered and the women who cared for her injured Carrie efforts to discover who would want to Ca [...]


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