Title: Curious Minds
Author: Janet Evanovich & Phoef Sutton
Publication Date: 16th August 2016
Emerson Knight is introverted, eccentric, and has little-to-no sense of social etiquette. Good thing he’s also brilliant, rich and (some people might say) handsome.
Riley Moon has just graduated from Harvard. Her assertive (some people might say aggressive) spitfire attitude has helped land a dream job at Blane-Grunwald bank. At least, Riley Moon thinks it’s her dream job until she is given her first assignment: babysitting Emerson Knight.
An inquiry about missing Knight money leads to a missing man, missing gold and a life-and-death race across the country. Through the streets of Washington D.C., and down into the underground vault of the Federal Reserve in New York City, an evil plan is exposed. A plan so sinister that only a megalomaniac could think it up, and only the unlikely duo of the irrepressibly charming Emerson Knight and the tenacious Riley Moon could hope to stop it…
I loved this book. I’ve read some of Janet Evanovich’s Stephanie Plum novels, and I was hoping for something similar and I wasn’t disappointed. If you like characters with witty banter, then you won’t be disappointed either.
I loved the partnering of Riley and Emerson. The story is so unbelievable, but you love the characters so much that it all zips along at a pretty fast pace and you’re rooting for Riley and Emerson all the way. Even the supporting characters are great. You have housekeepers trying to keep the pet armadillos and zebras out of Emerson’s mansion, armed thugs who appear to be indestructible, and megalomaniacs who want to bring the worlds economy crashing down.
Sorry this is such a short review, but I don’t want to spoil anything. If you’re looking for a quick read and love a good crime fighting duo then give this one a try. I hope this is the start of a long series, as I can’t wait to get another fix of Riley Moon and Emerson Knight.
*I received a copy of this book from Netgalley for review.