Book Review: Can’t Stop the Funk, A Cadillac Holland Mystery by H. Max Hiller

By: H. Max Hiller

Can’t Stop the Funk is book three of four in the Cadillac Holland Mystery series. This installment is set in New Orleans in the wake of Hurricane Katrina. Someone is making offers to homeowners, seeking to buy up homes built by the Make it Right Foundation. But something about the offers isn’t right. Enter Detective “Cadillac” Holland to seek out who is behind the offers and get justice in case of unethical real estate dealings.

This is my first book by H. Max Hiller. The story paints a realistic picture of rampant corruption in New Orleans in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. The characters are well-developed and the story is well-paced. I found the story a compelling read that really kept my attention. While part of a series, I didn’t find that not having read the earlier books in the series in anyway took away from my ability to follow and enjoy the narrative.

If you enjoy crime fiction, this belongs on your reading list.

Rating: 4 out of 5.

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