Trail of the Spellmans

Trail of the Spellmans

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Book - 2012
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Struggling with wacky family activities, secrets, and feuds, private investigator Isabel Spellman avoids Henry Stone by spending time drinking with his mother and tackling eccentric cases that seem suspiciously pointless.
Published: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2012.
Edition: 1st Simon & Schuster hardcover ed.
ISBN: 9781451608120
Branch Call Number: F LUT
Characteristics: 373 p. :,ill. ;,25 cm.


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May 14, 2018

Lisa Lutz is always excellent, and this is as much fun as the other Spellman escapades. In documents one through four, we learn that two generations of Spellmans are insane, but now we know the previous generation (Grammy Spellman) is probably just as, or more, insane (and her actions as well as her genetics contributed to some of the other two generations of insanity). There is also some slowly unfolding evidence that the fourth generation (David's daughter) may be headed the same direction.
The underlying theme in this installment is should Izzy do what is "Right" or should she do what her (damaged and skewed) moral compass is telling her to do. This is a seven hour read, if you take time to ponder here and there.

Nov 28, 2016

(The fifth book in the Izzy Spellman Mysteries series)

Jul 02, 2013

One of the best book I've ever read...

Mar 31, 2013

Another entertaining installment in the series.

Aug 26, 2012

well, they had to break up. it was a sacrifice, but hooray to Izzy for knowing what she wants & doesn't want.
had they stayed together, well, we couldn't look forward to another book.
this series is definitely on my 'go to when down' shelf.

Aug 10, 2012

Like all the Spellman books, this is a fast-paced, funny read.

Jul 06, 2012

As the 5th in the series, this was a must-read for me. Not the strongest in the series, but I do enjoy Isabelle and the Spellmans a lot.

samdog123 Jun 11, 2012

Another hilarious case featuring the Spellman's. Looks like Izzy shows a glimmer of maturity here, but as usual. she makes sure it swings her way! Well done.

May 15, 2012

Document #5 in the Spellman Series, just as funny as the first! Don't forget to read the footnotes!! They are the most important part!! ♥

(Staff) Elaine Bird May 10, 2012

This series is quirky but immensely enjoyable. The Spellmans have their own PI agency and their own oddities. Very enjoyable and highly recommended. I love the footnotes!

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