Book Review: You've Got Tail (Peculiar Mysteries) by Renee George

You've Got Tail is the first book in the Peculiar Mysteries series by Renee George. Sunny Haddock, an animal-loving vegetarian psychic, is stoked to leave California behind to start a new life in the Ozark town of Peculiar with her best friend Chavvah Trimmel. She ups the moving date when Chav goes missing, and Sunny high tails it to the small town. What Sunny doesn’t realize is that she’s moving into a tight knit community that does not want another resident. When the gorgeous Babel Trimmel, Chav's younger brother, (along with the sheriff, the mayor, and some other nice folk) suggests Sunny haul her U-haul and butt back out of town, she’s undeterred. Her psychic abilities might be out-of-whack, and blood makes her faint, but she’s not a quitter. Besides, she's not about to go anywhere until she finds out what happened to Chavvah. But Sunny has more to deal with than unfriendly townsfolk, like disturbing killer visions and the dog-like animal no one else sees that seems to be stalking her every move. To make matters worse, she is finding Babel to be more irresistible than crack on a donut. Sunny needs to get her ability and her hormones under control if she wants to solve the mystery and save her best friend.
You've Got Tail is quirky and fun- pretty much what I expected from the cover and blurb. Sunny is a character with a lot of heart, but not always a stable train of thought. I liked Sunny's determination and some of her observations. I enjoyed Babel, but felt like I could have gotten more of his character through the story, I liked what I saw I just wanted more depth. I found the mystery about the town and Chav's disappearance was well done, and I enjoyed the characters of the strange little town and the layers to all the secrets they hid. I found some of Sunny's mental tangents highly entertaining, and others less amusing. However, I think it worked for the story. I did not really connect with the characters, partially because of Sunny's distracted way of thinking, but I died enjoy the ride and am more than a little curious to see where the series goes from here. 
You've Got Tail is a fun romance with a good touch or suspense and mystery. I enjoyed the read and look forward to catching up with the following books.

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