Heart Trouble

  • Title: Heart Trouble
  • Author: Kathy Hogan Trocheck
  • ISBN: 9780061095856
  • Page: 147
  • Format: Paperback
  • Heart Trouble The fifth novel in an acclaimed series featuring cleaning lady sleuth Callahan Garrity Atianta takes time out from its pre Olympic frenzy to obsess about the murder case of Whitney Dobbs A boozy socia
    The fifth novel in an acclaimed series featuring cleaning lady sleuth Callahan Garrity Atianta takes time out from its pre Olympic frenzy to obsess about the murder case of Whitney Dobbs A boozy socialite, Whitney earned the wrath of the city when she killed a little girl in a hit and run When Whitney is shot while doing her community service, Callahan is suspicious abThe fifth novel in an acclaimed series featuring cleaning lady sleuth Callahan Garrity Atianta takes time out from its pre Olympic frenzy to obsess about the murder case of Whitney Dobbs A boozy socialite, Whitney earned the wrath of the city when she killed a little girl in a hit and run When Whitney is shot while doing her community service, Callahan is suspicious about the victim s ex husband Callahan gets help from her House Mouse cleaning team to track down one mean, mad killer A fast paced, highly entertaining caper Louisville Courier journal Trocheck has an eye for the Southern icon, an ear for the musically Georgian phrase, and an aptitude for multidimensional characters The Atlanta ournal Constitution

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    About Kathy Hogan Trocheck


    1. aka Mary Kay AndrewsKathy Hogan Trocheck is the author of critically acclaimed mysteries, including the Callahan Garrity mystery series A former reporter for the Atlanta Journal Constitution, she is also the author of Little Bitty Lies and the Edgar and Macavity nominated Savannah Blues, under the name Mary Kay Andrews.


    274 Comments


    1. (Rounded down from 3.5)I was a little put off by the fact that the books couldn’t seem to decide if it was chick lit that contained a mystery or vice versa. Maybe it’s because I haven’t read previous books about this character, maybe it’s that I generally read mysteries for the mystery and not the detective, but it felt like it flipped back and forth too much which killed any momentum or suspense. Also wasn’t crazy about the resolution. I guess it made sense, but the character was such [...]

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    2. I might have to give this an extra half star for diving head first into race relations in Atlanta. Delicate territory, and the author seems to present both sides well. But overall just a nice little mystery.

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    3. I am working my way through this series thanks to a friend who loves this writer and owns first editions of most of her books. The first book was quite humorous and set the tone, or so I believed at the time, for the rest of the Callahan Garrity stories. What I have found instead is the books are less funny and more dark the more into the series I get. I have also discovered that I really don't care for the lead character or her family and friends. Hmmmm - will I keep reading them, you ask? Yes, [...]

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    4. This series continues to entertain me. I really like Callahan and love reading about her relationship to her mom. She's a hard worker, running both a cleaning service and a PI company. In this one she's hired to work for a woman who believes her husband is hiding assets so that he can claim to be broke when they divorce. The complication is that the woman is the "most hated woman in Atlanta". The woman killed a black child while driving drunk, but is let off because of a technicality. There's al [...]

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    5. Have read her earlier books, like "Little Bitty Lies" and "The Fixer Upper", and have read two of her newer works--murder mysteries featuring ex-cop/ex-PI, J Callahan-Garrity, who now runs House Mouse house cleaning service with her crotchety mother, Edna. The books all take place in the South, this one in the Atlanta area. She is asked to help solve the death of a prominent physician's wife who is mysteriously murdered. The ending is quite exciting and the southern touches throughout are fun an [...]

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    6. This mystery is well written but it cemented an opinion that I had about this series. At best these books are quietly racist.It is interesting how the parents of the dead little girl are always shown in an unsympathetic role, even if they lost their daughter to a drunk driver. They are repeatedly referred to as "gloating over" the death of the woman who killed their child. There is no way that white parents would have been shown in the same light.She also does that same hateful description of on [...]

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    7. This book is much better than the previous books in the series. It seems that the author started getting her stride with the last book, and now with this one, she has found a way to translate a generic Whodunit into a suspenseful story that captured my attention. I look forward to reading further into the series.

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    8. I really enjoyed reading this mystery. I'm glad I bought it.

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    9. I've read several novel of this series, and this one was not interesting at all.Most characters were strange or not likable or way out there.I did not care about any of it. Two stars was generous.

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    10. TwistyEnjoy Callahan Garrity more and more each book has a different twist and turn that keeps you on the edge of your chair.

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    11. Great seriesHer books are good and this one is no exception. I was book from beginning to end. Callahan and her merry band of house mouse did it again.

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    12. I love these simple mysteriese characters, the style of writing. I'm addicted.

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    13. MKA is the BEST!There isn't a thing that you won't like about Mary Kay Andrews! I have read and reread them all ♥️

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    14. I love Callahan. I wish there were more books in the series. I enjoyed this novel. It's always so interesting to read about someone using techniques that don't rely on the internet and cellphones.

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    15. Together with her (elderly) mother Edna, Callahan Garrity owns and manages an Atlanta cleaning service, plus she runs a private-detective business, often soliciting the help of her eccentric cleaning crew, who are only too eager to help snooping :-)Here in Heart Trouble, doctor’s wife (and socialite) Whitney Dobbs becomes the target of hate after she is acquitted of killing a young black girl while driving drunk. Callahan reluctantly accepts the rich woman's plea for help in solving financial [...]

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    16. I love the Callahan Garrity Series and this was my last one to complete. Each one can be a standalone; however, once you read one, you will want to read them all! I do hope Mary Kay (Trocheck), will continue with this series as not only as they funny, witty, they are well written and great mysteries.Mary does an outstanding job with her research and she knows Atlanta. Having spent most of my career there for years, I always love revising through her books as know all the landmarks.This one was a [...]

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    17. If you are a fan of Kinsey Milhone (the 'Alphabet' books by Sue Grafton), you'll probably enjoy Trocheck's books starring ex-cop Callahan Garrity. I'd say they are a notch above the typical "cozy" type mystery/crime novels.Callahan is not as much of a loner as Kinsey, but still manages to get herself in some interesting situations involving crime and dead bodies. The ladies that Callahan employs in her cleaning service are an eclectic and often funny crew (and often get involved in solving a cas [...]

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    18. Just what I needed a fast easy read. I really like Callahan's spunk.

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    19. After wealthy socialite Whitney Dobbs kills a black child in a drunken hit-and-run and manages to walk away with little punishment, race relations in Atlanta become heated. But when Whitney hires Callahan to help her locate how her ex-husband is hiding his income, Callahan even takes some heat from her employees at House Mouse. Whitney is murdered while on a work detail that is part of her punishment and Callahan is enlisted to find her killer and continue her investigation of the ex-husband. Wh [...]

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    20. This was an earlier book written by Mary Kay Andrews under the name of Kathy Hogan Trocheck.This is the 5th in a series of books about a former police officer now operating a housecleaning business as well as a part-time private investigator. She is asked to represent a woman who was found guilty of running over and killing a child but was let off due to a technicality and is now doing community service. Like the rest of Atlanta, Callahan Garrity despises the woman and what she has gotten away w [...]

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    21. #5 in Callahan Garrity series set in Atlanta about a woman who quit the Atlanta police department and started a house cleaning business and a private investigation business. Business is blooming for Garrity and she must turn away offers. Into this mess, a doctor's wife hires her to find the dirt on her soon-to-be ex husband. The twists and turns are thrilling. Also, Garrity's mother, Edna, is having heart problems. I enjoy Trocheck's quick style, and quirky characters. Trocheck tries to show the [...]

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    22. Writing under her pen name, Mary Kay Andrews has developed a light-hearted mystery series featuring Callahan McGarrity, a part-time PI who also owns a cleaning business with her senior citizen mother. This is a bit like Janet Evanovich in that Callahan utilizes her employees, most who are seniors themselves, to help solve the mystery so there is "senior humor." Not a bad read but not terribly involving. Andrews is much stronger with her light-hearted romances.

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    23. I listened to the audio version of this book. This is the 5th Callahan Garrity novel and Callahan finds herself pulled into doing some PI work for a less than innocent client. When her client turns up dead, Callahan realizes there is more going on here. So, she finds the killer, in addition to running a house cleaning business, taking care of her mother and a band of misfits, and reconnecting with her old boyfriend. It was fast paced and funny, but it showed its age a bit.

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    24. This was my introduction to Ms. Garrity and it was a little jarring to be thrown in to her life in book #5, but it's not so complicated that I couldn't shoulder on. True to my previous inclinations, Ms. Garrity is a strong female protagonist - she runs two businesses, packs heat, and yet gets kicked out of her own bed by her older sister. I foresee hear being a series I turn to for interesting but light reading.

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    25. I couldn't get into this book too much a "real" slice of life. with Mary Kay Andrews, I need to make a connection right away with the characters especially share the love of antiquing and decorating and haunting flea markets so when her characters live in quaint little beach towns and share my love of gardening, animals and antiques. I read til dawn. or at least until the book is finished:)

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    26. Very interesting. Didn't realize it was a series when I picked it up. Not sure if I would want to read the ones beforehand since I did get a picture of what happened, but would be interest in reading later ones.In the beginning of the book, one of the older employees places super maxi pads at the dinner table when she runs out of napkins. I have to stay, I can't look at a maxi pad without thinking of that scene and giggling.

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    27. I love this series, I loved this book. Callahan makes me laugh. the only thing I didn't like was the random insertion of the ex boyfriend she broke up with in the last bookrt of tossed in at the end of this one. guess I'm going to have to avoid laundry for one more day, as I have the next book sitting right here.d I wanna know what happens!

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    28. I didn't realize this was the 5th book in a series when I picked it up, but it definitely is a stand alone book if you're like me and haven't read the previous books. Some parts of the book dragged on a bit for me but in general I liked it. Callahan, the main character, was likeable. I definitely didn't expect the ending!

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    29. This is a solidly good addition to a solidly good mystery series. A fine ensemble of characters that is holding up well and developing from book to book, good sense of place, and inventive character given plotting. The audio versions are well performed by Hillary Huber, and listening is probably even better than reading.

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    30. I enjoyed this book, just like I have all the others in the series. But I have to say the part involving the fire was pretty far-fetched. No way you could be in a burning house, much less an old wooden cabin, and have 10 minutes to chip away at the floor and not be overcome by smoke. But that being said, it was still a good read and I can't wait to get to the next one.

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