I love this author, and man oh man, did she ever select the right narrator! (At least, one would hope that its the author who has some say in who narrates her hard work.) Lorelei King is completely awesome in her role as Charlie Davidson, and brings such life (pardon the pun, as Charlie is the Grim Reaper) to the story that it literally makes you laugh out loud. (Really, you have no choice -- you MUST laugh out loud!) :) Keep 'em coming, Darynda and Lorelei!
I agree with the previous reviewer who compared this Kinsella novel to the classic film "Bringing Up Baby." I can just see Sam Roxston played by Cary Grant, and Poppy Wyatt played (to perfection) by the amazing Katharine Hepburn. Its a zany story that is carried along by strong characters, and I find myself laughing out loud as I commute to and from work. This is my first experience with Kinsella, and I am very glad I took a chance to opted for a new author. The British narrator was at first a bit hard on these American ears, but I soon grew used to her voice and mannerisms. Thoroughly enjoyed the story. :)
I've loved Jennifer Crusie's work since I read "Anyone But You" (love ya, Fred!), but this one has made me laugh and cheer out loud during my long commutes. The characters are so easy to like, the story engaging, and the funny moments are truly laugh-out-loud inspiring. Great job, Jenny!
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