Wednesday, June 5, 2013

Cows Review Farmer's Book No Signal

No Signal

2 1/2 Moo's out of 5

So The Farmer finally published his rural detective book, No Signal, and we took it upon ourselves to review it. The plot is about a dairy farmer that ends up dead and the private investigator that takes the case. Doesn't sound like he had to work real hard to come up with that idea, right? Anyway the case revolves around the question of was it an accidental death or was it.. dum dum dum: murder! Hey, it is a detective/mystery story, what do you expect?

Was it any good? Did I personally like it? As his first short story, or maybe novella considering the length, I'd say it kept my interest. I like farms, I like the country life, and it had both of these. But did it have enough cows? Dairy cows? I really felt shortchanged by the fact that no dairy cow was in a leading role. Seriously, this is 2013 and you think even The Farmer would recognize that we live in a brave new world. A world with dairy cows in serious roles! Maybe in his next book.....

Want to read it? Go to Amazon and have it instantly. Cheapskates can go to Smashwords for a free download for practically any ereader device.

Agent 101, reporting from the Udder Side.


  1. Hello, I appreciate your awesome blog. I just say, Cattle are much faster and stronger than you are. Cows can be very dangerous when protecting a new calf; bulls can be unpredictable when you are getting complacent around them. thanks~ Williams

    1. You are right, we cows are faster and stronger, but dangerous? Heavens, no, just don't startle us or invade our space.

      But what happened in the book? For the answers you seek you'll have to read. At least it is free.

      -Agent 101

  2. Hi,

    I think Calf id Faster but not Stronger...But i must say you that the Cow is Faster and Stronger...and when the time comes to save the Calf I must say the Cow is so Dangerous...

    1. I hope you get the chance to read the book and find out why in this case the bull was not the only dangerous one for the detective to deal with.