Review: First Grave on the Right
Obviously, Charley's a busy woman. But as the story begins, she is experiencing some super-sexy dreams that may be a little more real than she first thought. It appears her dream-lover is the same guy who she met once in a life-changing experience as a teenager and she has never forgotten in the years since. But who is the mysterious Reyes? How is getting into her dreams? The answers lead to even more questions. And in the meantime, Charley has her other responsibilities to deal with as well.
Someone has killed three lawyers. And Charley has to work with their ghosts and the police department to solve the case. Plus, she is trying to help one of her P.I. clients escape an abusive husband. It's amazing she has any time to rest, much less have a down and dirty affair in her sleep.
I liked so much about this book. Charley really is hilarious with her sarcasm and wit. But beneath the surface, her character really has a lot of depth. The entire Reyes story had me at the edge of my seat and as for the direction it took... well, I never saw that coming. I'm really curious as to how it will play out.
There's also a great cast of secondary characters like Charley's uncle Bob, her best friend Cookie, and sort-of nemesis Garrett. They each helped make the story richer.
It was really good. I predict that this series and I will have a very happy future together. 4 1/2 stars.
First Grave on the Rightby Darynda JonesRelease Date: February 1, 2011Publisher: St Martin's Press