Top critical review
3 1/2 Stars
Reviewed in the United States on August 23, 2019
After encountering dreadful ageism in another Jessica Archer novel, I swore I would read no other books by the author. However, this had an intriguing premise and no older characters to be maligned, and so I gave it a go. I found only one tiny editing fail throughout (what a delightful teacher once called an "inside out clause"). The characters were basically believable but for one who was completely over the top. The paranormal element is lightly drawn and enhances, rather than disturbs the story. I must admit to prejudice in that I am very, very bored with the tired old plot device of the "divorced woman reconnects with handsome old flame who just happens to be investigating the murder". Yeesh. Come up with something new, cozy writers! I'd probably have given the book four stars but for that.