Shady Place

Shady Place Review

Shady Place is a fifty-five and up planned community in Florida. It’s full of vibrant seniors enjoying the the sunset years of their lives. Shady Place the novel is about those people.

Shady Place follows the antics and exploits of Jim Phillips, a retired police detective from Philadelphia, as he tries desperately to avoid contact with the outside world, but quickly finds himself sucked into the goings on around him.

Upon his arrival Jim is shocked to discover his new neighbor is his old nemesis, former mob boss Mike Johnson. Sensing a second chance to get his old enemy, Jim decides to concoct a way to finally finish what he started and put Mike behind bars. Jim’s actions set off a rivalry between the two that sees them competing at every turn, including for the affections of the beautiful widow Beverly Stanton.

The unlikely duo is forced to work together when it appears murder is afoot, but only they can see what is happening.

Title:Shady Place
Edition Language:English

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    Shady Place Reviews

  • TL

    I won this via Goodreads Giveaways in exchange for an honest review. All my opinions are my own :).----Characters and writing 3.5 to 4 stars at timesPlot - 2.5 to three stars, on and offWhile I loved...

  • Petra

    My original Shady Place audiobook review and many others can be found at Audiobook Reviewer.Shady Place is a retirement community in Florida with some quirky inhabitants. Newcomer, Jim Phillips, a ret...

  • Kim

    I get to be the first one to rate this book!:) So excited. **I received this book from the author, in exchange I will be reviewing it here and amazonthe exact same review can also be found here: My Bo...

  • Connie

    I was given this book by the author who has his real estate office close to my bookstore. David is a very intelligent guy and I enjoyed getting to know him. I enjoyed the story and the characters. Liv...

  • Christy

    I am borrowing a comment from an earlier review.Cantankerous, newly widowed retired detective, Jim Phillips is off to start his new life in Florida in the 55 and up adult community, Shady Place. Thoug...

  • June

    Really enjoyed this book. I have read this author before so was hoping to win a copy and I did.I put it by my bed so that every night prior to shutting off the light I had something to read....it is a...

  • Bethany

    I really enjoyed this book. It took a couple of chapters to get into but after that it was great. It's like an Agatha Christie novel but set in a retirement community in Florida. A cosy mystery with u...

  • Paul Fortunato

    I am an avid reader of drama and mystery and rate this book in the middle of my 'Mystery/Drama' pack. My reason is that this book (I) is considered as a light mystery and could could have contain mor...

  • George

    Found it to be a great read. I felt like I was alongside these great characters & living in the community with them. It was easy to visualize this cool, sunny community & go along with them on their a...

  • Laurie Hanan

    I was totally taken in by this alternately hilarious and poignant story about Jim Phillips, a retired police officer and recent widow who is forced to sell his home and move into a retirement village....