“Devotees of Craig Johnson’s “Walt Longmire” series and fans of Judy Clemens are sure to appreciate this title.” Library Journal September 2016 Pick of the Month and Starred Review

“Baker serves up a ballsy heroine, a colorful backdrop, and a surprising ending.”  Kirkus Reveiw

“This is a terrific, fast-moving story with a savvy main character at the helm. Kate Fox is a detective that has made her mark and will (hopefully) stick around for many more books to come.” Suspense Magazine 

Two factors elevate this murder mystery and add to its unique appeal: winning characters and a stunning setting….The ending is gratifying…. It leaves room for Kate to take on another challenge, and I’m looking forward to watching her wrangle whatever comes next. – Mystery Scene

STRIPPED BARE is my first introduction to Baker’s wonderful and compelling writing style, but it definitely will not be my last. I absolutely cannot wait for the next installment in this new series and I can’t recommend reading STRIPPED BARE highly enough! Be warned… reading STRIPPED BARE will take you on such a fast paced and mesmerizing emotional ride, it will leave you breathless and panting for more! A wonderful western mystery not to be missed! Enjoy! – Fresh Fiction

“STRIPPED BARE is an excellent start to a series, making the reader long to hear more about Kate and her entire family as she uses the knowledge and strength she gains in this book to forge her future.” Reviewing the Evidence

“…the book offers a fascinating portrait of contemporary Nebraska in all its raw, profane, dog-eat-dog competitiveness. It’s small wonder that Kate — a wonderful character — keeps herself forever on the move. In Nebraska, there’s always someone trying to chase you down.” The Toronto Star

“STRIPPED BARE is my favorite book 2016, and I can’t wait for the next installment in what I hope will be a long-lasting and much-loved series.” Stephen Campbell Mysterious News by Bruce Cantwell

4 Paws   Storybook Reviews

“STRIPPED BARE will leave you wanting more of Kate and her antics. This is an edgy thriller with a feisty protagonist who takes a stand for what she believes in.”  Thoughts in Progress

“Fast paced action packed suspense story. There are moments in this book that you feel for Kate and just want to give her a hug. I like how the story unfolded had me guessing who done it until the very end.” 4.5 Stars  Musings from an Addicted Reader

Stripped Bare, A Kate Fox Mystery, by Shannon Baker takes you to a place far into the country where the cows outnumber the townfolk and daily life is hard work but as long as your family has your back, you can handle anything !!!” Cozy Mystery Book Reviews

“This riveting tale has enough quirky characters, witty banter and humor, drama, secrets, betrayals, a growing list of suspects, and surprising twists and turns, that will easily keep you guessing the identity of the murderer.” Jersey Girl Book Reviews