Book Review: ‘Vera Wong’s Unsolicited Advice For Murderers: A Novel’ By Jesse Q. Sutanto

Vera Wong is 60 years old, and owns a tea shop in San Francisco, She has a son she texts every day, all day sometimes, is hip to The Google, knows about Tik-Tok, Instagram, and stays up with popular culture. She’s unspoken, brash, and as loveable as a Grandmother type you can find. When she comes down to her shop, she finds the dead body of Marshall Chen on the floor of her shop. Vera has watch enough CSI to know that cops need to be called, and the body not touched. She does snag a USB stick, and outlines the body for the cops. They determine he died of an allergic reaction. Vera thinks he was murdered, and decides to investigate. Knowing that the killer always returns to the scene, she soon meets four strangers, a wife, a twin brother, a painter, and an associate, and figures one of them is the killer. They all become good friends, and secrets soon spill out, and Vera finally figures out who the killer is. This book is GREAT! Vera may very well be the best character in books all year. And this story is lol funny from the start. Readers will thoroughly enjoy this one. Also, highly recommend the book Dial A For Aunties from author Sutanto.

You can pick up Vera Wong’s Unsolicited Advice For Murderers in stores on Tuesday, March 14th from Berkley.

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