This was a week of sales of first books so I thought I'd try a few new series. I'm so glad I chose this one. Once long ago I read Hart's Death on Dema..Show More »nd books. After a couple of years I got tired of them and very nearly passed this book up because of that. This book just made me feel happy. Granted I was completely wrong about whodunit, carrying my hope for the murderer almost to the end, but that's nothing new. This just felt very satisfying. True, it's a cozy, but to me that's a good thing. I often need a cheering book and this fit the bill. I can't wait to read the next two, then I'll have a new series to add to my books to look forward to.
The second in the Bailey Ruth series, this is just as enjoyable as the first, Ghost At Work. The kind of story that lets you just enjoy and not tear a..Show More »t the emotions or depress. While the "ghost" part may be unbelieveable, it is relaxing to shut out the world and lose yourself in a delightful romp.
This is a really cute story. No, it isn't a great mystery but it is one that I would consider a "Cozy Mystery." That means you can curl up with it and..Show More » just enjoy. I've read several of Carolyn Hart's books and this series is my favorite. Some people may find it hard to believe in a Ghost coming back to help on Earth. That's not the point. It is just a cute story. It doesn't have to be believable.
Dearly departed Bailey Ruth is back in Adelaide, her hometown, for another emissary assignment - but the details aren't quite clear. Normally Wiggins,..Show More » the head of the Department of Good Intentions, gives Bailey Ruth detailed instructions but this time, she didn't even see Wiggins before her departure. She soon learns who she is there to protect and as usual, Bailey Ruth isn't very adept at keeping the precepts, especially the one on not appearing unless it is absolutely necessary. So when Bailey Ruth tries to disappear and finds she can't, she knows that she is stuck on earth and Wiggins has no idea she is there.