Double Up

Double Up (Davis Way Crime Caper)
  • Author: Gretchen Archer
  • Publisher: Henery Press
  • Print Length: 218 pages
  • Release Date: March 21,2017
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Book Summary

“Outrageous, outlandish, and impossible to put down.” – Janet Evanovich

On behalf of USA TODAY bestselling author Gretchen Archer and the entire Henery Press crew, welcome aboard flight DOUBLE UP. Fasten your seatbelts for non-stop action as stiff competition blows into town and the resulting turbulence threatens to take down the Bellissimo Resort and Casino in Biloxi, Mississippi. Super Secret Spy Davis Way Cole, who lives on the twenty-ninth floor of the hotel with her CEO husband and newborn twins, takes it hard. If the casino goes belly up, she won’t be a stay-at-home mom because she won’t have a home. Not to mention her husband won’t have a job.

Davis can’t find a way to stop the inevitable end of the Bellissimo life she loves until her ex-ex-mother-in-law shows up, unexpected and definitely uninvited. Davis makes the best of a bad Bea Crawford situation and recruits her for a little corporate espionage work, which would’ve been great, had Bea not turned out to be the world’s worst spy.


Seatbacks and tray tables in their upright positions as we prepare for a bumpy ride with babies, bankruptcies, besties, and shrimp. (Shrimp?)

Enjoy your flight.

<h2><span class="wrap"><span class="inner">About The Author</span></span></h2>

Gretchen Archer is a Tennessee housewife who began writing when her daughters, seeking higher educations, ran off and left her. She lives on Lookout Mountain with her husband, son, and a Yorkie named Bently. Double Whammy, her first Davis Way Crime Caper, was a Daphne du Maurier Award finalist.

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Book Review by Bree Herron

I have never laughed as hard as I have laughed reading this book.  I never wanted to read more about a character than I do with this book. To quote the book it’s a:

“Winner, Winner , Chicken Dinner.”

I was unsure what to expect reading this book, I had heard how funny Gretchen’s work was, but hadn’t read the series (rectifying this). Beginning with the latest book, Double Up gave me a chance to not only enjoy Davis’s motherhood but gain the laugh out loud abs (only in my imagination) I certainly deserved from laughing as hard as I did. Davis is superior to all other sleuths. She has this fun way of snooping without snooping, and she is constantly thinking outcomes,even while having issues with House (not the TV show).  Being a new mom isn’t easy and I certainly felt a motherly bond to Davis and her new brood. She takes this new chapter in stride, even if it’s a hilarious jaunt of accidents, mishaps and just plain fun.

Never, in my wildest bibliophile dreams did I think there could be an author that would surpass Janet Evanovich in humorous mysteries. I couldn’t see it, till now. Gretchen has this way with creating lovable, laughable and just the what you need stories. I am now a huge, huge fan. I can’t recommend this book enough, I need a plane to fly over with a banner exclaiming my joy of finding this new series to adore!

Run, Run, Run as fast as you can to get this book in your hot little hands!

I Rate it

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**DISCLAIMER: I was provided an opportunity to read this book as an Advanced Reader Copy in return for a fair and honest review.

<h2><span class="inner">Giveaway</span></h2>

Because this series is so amazing I am wanting to share it with you, so comment on this post and that’s all you need to do for your chance to win e-books of the series! ENTER HERE!

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  1. rosemary pfeiffer

    I had only read the book”double jinx” and loved it..I would love to read the rest of this series..thank you

    • Bree Herron

      Rosemary, I wish you luck with the random selector. I am so happy to hear you have read one of the books!

  2. Robyn K

    I haven’t read this series yet, but it sounds great. Wonderful review. Thank you for this chance

    • Bree Herron

      Best of luck Robyn! I would love to hear what you would think of the series, if you won!

  3. Kay Garrett

    I haven’t read any yet, but would dearly love to. Thanks for the chance!

    What makes me laugh? I can honestly say that I can find humor in just about anything. My husband and I have been clowns (when my health allowed it) and I think that makes you look at things with different eyes than the “normal” person. Also the fact that with humor you can get through things in life that you probably couldn’t otherwise. Therefore, I look for humor and can usually find it whether it’s the antics of our furbaby, Snickerdoodle, or something completely off the wall that I did. I prefer it to being serious.

    • Bree Herron

      thanks for coming by Kay! I wish you good luck!

  4. Marla B

    I have not read this series yet, but I have been meaning to. Based on your review, I’m sure this book would make me laugh, too!

    • Bree Herron

      It is a blast! I haven’t laughed this hard in ages!

  5. Becky Smith

    I have not yet read any of these books. I love to laugh, and many things make me laugh. Often it’s a book, like Love At First Laughter. My hubby always make me laugh, and one of our daughters makes me laugh often! I laugh at myself sometimes. I’m reminded of the Scripture: “A merry heart doeth good like a medicine.”

    • Bree Herron

      Now Double Up has crime and fun in it, so if you have read any of the Stephanie Plum Series books this is the series for you!

  6. Connie Saunders

    I haven’t read these books but your review has convinced me that I have been missing a treat! Thanks for sharing.

    • Bree Herron

      Connie, these are a treat! I have been staying up way too late reading them along with my other books up for review!

  7. Melissa Henderson

    I have not read the books. I love to laugh and love that the simplest things in life can make me giggle. I try to find joy in most everything.

    • Bree Herron

      Melissa, I am sure this series would be LOL for you!

    • Bree Herron

      Brooke, I am amazed you haven’t I think it would be just what you need!

  8. Tari Hann

    I want to start this series and can’t wait to get to this one, I love anything funny!

    • Bree Herron

      Thanks for stopping by Tari! Good luck!

  9. Andra Weis

    I have only read “Double Mint” but enjoyed it so much!

    I plan on reading more of this series…Double Up would be a great addition to my library.

    Thank you for this opportunity.

    • Bree Herron

      Good luck Andra!

  10. Marie

    I haven’t read any books in this series yet. My kiddos are always sure to make me laugh. Thanks for the chance to win!

    • Bree Herron

      Marie, I think this would be a cool series to do the cozy book box with at least once!

  11. Barb K

    I’ve read Double Whammy & Double Dip & fell in love with DAVIS WAY! Her capers are hysterical & set around a Biloxi casino.She is a great character and Gretchen Archer crafts a entertaining story.


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