Inspirational Books

Book Review: A Match of Wits by Jen Turano

Everyone else may think them a match,

but nothing could be further from the truth

—until Agatha finds herself in real trouble.


A Match of Wits


A Match of Wits is the novel in Jen Turano’s whacky series that I’ve been waiting for. From the p-i-g to the cart with defective wheels, it didn’t disappoint.

If you’ve read the previous three books, you’re probably like me. You’ve been waiting for the love story of Agatha Watson and Zayne Beckett. If you haven’t read those novels yet, start with A Change of Fortune and laugh your way through the rest.

Two years after the last story, Agatha is on assignment in the American West with a companion and a cranky bodyguard. She longs for the day she’ll return home to New York but that won’t happen until private detective Theodore Wilder discovers who among her many enemies has threatened to kill her.

Zayne Beckett left New York for California to fulfill a promise and marry his longtime fiancée. Before the nuptials take place, he’s injured while rescuing her, and she dumps him. Zayne slinks off to Colorado to bury his hurt pride in the depths of a gold mine.

Thinking he’s married, Agatha has worked to forget her feelings for Zayne, but when they meet again and she sees his condition, she believes God sent her to return him to New York so he can be the man he was before Helena stepped on his pride. 

It’s a crowded train ride back with a pouty, handicapped man, a grouchy bodyguard, a companion who isn’t who she seems to be, and a troublesome and independent woman with a pet p-i-g. And that’s just the beginning!

I hope you enjoy A Match of Wits as it’s meant to be enjoyed—as a rollicking, sometimes silly, tale of love, second chances, and God’s unexpected plans.


Disclosure of Material Connection: This book came to me free from the publisher, Bethany House, and the author with the hope that I would mention it on this blog. There was no requirement for me to write a positive review and the opinions I have expressed above are my own. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255.

As an author of heartwarming historical and contemporary romance, Sandra Ardoin engages readers with page-turning stories of love and faith. Rarely out of reach of a book, she's also an armchair sports enthusiast, country music listener, and seldom says no to eating out.

Let's Talk

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.