The Astonishing Mistakes Of Dahlia Moss by Max WirestoneThe Astonishing Mistakes Of Dahlia Moss by Max Wirestone

The Astonishing Mistakes Of Dahlia Moss

byMax Wirestone

Paperback | March 14, 2017

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Veronica Marsmeets theWorld of WarcraftinThe Astonishing Mistakes of Dahlia Moss, a mystery romp with a most unexpected heroine.

You'd think that after I took a bullet in my arm following my last case that I'd be timid about going in guns blazing a second time. But you'd be wrong. I faced down death, and the only bad thing that happened was that I got a cool scar. Which is a like a tattoo, but with street cred.
I may have been a little overconfident this time. And that may have seriously clouded my judgment. Some small, but confidently made, mistakes include:
  • Unwisely meeting up with an internet stalker in real life.
  • Eating a large breakfast before discovering a corpse.
  • Kidnapping.
  • Standing uncomfortably close to the edge of a steamboat while musing that nothing bad could possibly happen.
  • Kidnapping, again
That's the thing about a sense of invulnerability -- you usually get it right before things go terribly, terribly, wrong.
Dahlia Moss MysteriesThe Unfortunate Decisions of Dahlia MossThe Astonishing Mistakes of Dahlia MossThe Questionable Behavior of Dahlia Moss
Max Wiretone lives in Lawrence, Kansas with his husband, his son, a very old dog, and more books than a reasonable person should own. Find him @maxwires.
Title:The Astonishing Mistakes Of Dahlia MossFormat:PaperbackDimensions:336 pages, 8.25 × 5.5 × 1 inPublished:March 14, 2017Publisher:OrbitLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0316386014

ISBN - 13:9780316386012


Rated 4 out of 5 by from Entertaining and quirky read I was very excited for this book when I read the description that it was a mix of "Veronica Mars meets World of War Craft" more for the Veronica Mars element. I love the character of Dahlia who is lovable, geeky, and quirky. Her inner dialogue was laugh out loud funny. I did find it to be a slow read for the first 3/4s of the book but the end really picked up. I did find following some of the gaming scenes hard to follow. As well, there were a fair amount of characters to keep straight, however I did enjoy overall and am looking forward to reading the sequels. Would definitely recommend giving this book a chance - its very different than anything else I have read and humorous.
Date published: 2018-01-17

Editorial Reviews

"At last, a 'geek mystery' ... entirely fresh."-New Hampshire Union Leader on The Unfortunate Decisions of Dahlia Moss