From NY Times and USA Today best-selling author, Jana DeLeon, the second book in the Ghost-in-Law mystery/romance series.
Family can be the death of you...
Sabine LaVeche needs to locate a blood relative fast - her life depends on it. Then Helena Henry shows up offering to help, and Sabine knows she's really in trouble when it's the best idea she's heard in a while. When private investigator Beau Villeneuve takes on Sabine's case, things heat up in more ways than one, and Sabine struggles to balance thoughts of a life with Beau against her chances of living at all.
As the investigation proceeds, they begin to uncover the secrets of Sabine's past and one thing becomes clear - someone doesn't want Sabine to get the answers she seeks.
©2010 Jana DeLeon (P)2014 Audible Inc.
"Love this series to pieces!"
Did I mention I love this series!! It is part cozy mystery, part contempo romance and a whole lotta ghostie fun!
Helene cracks me up! She is just so much trouble!
The lead this time is Sabine, who we met in the first book and had a tiny taste of what was to come for her.
I love her sassy attitude. She does annoy a touch with her fake psychic job, although she is more of a counselor to her clients.
Beau is a deliciously hunky PI. He is a perfect match for Sabine! Love their dynamic.
This is a open bedroom door, that means at least one scene with a little steamy detail!! Not your typical cozy at all! It is not a full on smexy erotic read, but it is far from squeaky clean. I loved it!
This is a mixed narrative, that flows nicely. We go between the two leads POV for most of the book, with a few supporting spots thrown in throughout. Gives a much fuller read!
The mystery this time was more predictable, well up until the curve-ball. If you see it coming, you are a whole lot wiser than me! Twists can be fun but this was totally left field!
I listened to the audiobook narrated by Johanna Parker, who is fantastic. I love the gentle roll to her Southern accents, they are light but distinct. The pace is quick enough to keep the reader engaged and her energy is wonderful. Great voices that stayed distinct and consistent.
I am really enjoying this series and can not wait to see what happens next!!! Super quirky fun series!!!
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"not enough of the mother inlaw !!!!!"
probably not this one
it depends, I would only listen if I knew there would be more of the mother inlaw she is a hoot !
No but because I like Johanna parker so much I dealt with it.
the romance was okay but i got this second book because the mother inlaw is so funny and this book it was like they would forget she was supposed to be in it and then they would throw in a scene and you'd say ok now she is back only for her to disappear again.
The writer seemed to have forgotten that the series is called the ghost in-law the first book was good the second was too, since it was through the ghost mother in-laws eyes. but the 3rd she was hardly around so I am not sure I will use a credit to find out if she did the same thing in the next book.
"Enjoying the series, has some good humour"
There seems to be a need for some authors to throw in to pieces they have written unnecessary sex scenes. I am not in any way a prude, but in the middle of what had been a good funny story comes a sex scene that is rather descriptive and not at all necessary. This could be skipped by the author making a suggestion of the "event".
"Cute entertaining humorous"
Johanna is a good narrator bring characters to life
No but did get back to it when I free time
It would be nice if it actually worked with the book or at the very least actually play without jumping all over the place
"Mischief in mudbug"
I love the miss fortune. Series . Not impressed with this one. So many characters that add nothing but length to the book.
"Just finished second book!"
Love these books! Just finished second. The story is really good and well done. I love the humor. I've gotten used to the LA accent so that's good.
"Fun follow up"
Easy listen. Interesting characters. Followed a bit too close to outline of first book. One storyline was predictable, but final twist was unexpected.
"A fun listen"
Can't predict what will happen next. Love that! Would recommend it for a bit of fun.
"love the reader!!!!"
the context is okay but the reader is great. the series has been enjoyable and easy to listen too.
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