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When I saw a new book by Rose Pressey I was excited. I always have a fun time reading her books. The Haunted Fixer-Upper was exactly that - a good time. I think it may be her best work yet. I have read a number of Rose's books. It is difficult to say which series is my favorite. I think Haunted Renovation may make that decision for me.
This is the second book in the series. You do not need to read the first one to enjoy this one but you may want to just for the laughs.
Alabama Hargrove is back. This time she is down in Georgia meeting her boyfriends family. While on the way to his daddy's house Alabama spots a house that just needs her touch. It is haunted of course. When Bama goes to meet with the owner she sees her boyfriend standing over the dead body with a hammer in his hand! Even though she does not tell the anyone about the hammer, Reed is under suspicion. Bama's best friend and momma come down to help out. If you read the first book then you know Momma Hargrove is a hoot. Even though she does not bring down the gold jumpsuits she stills lights up the page. I love Momma Hargrove. The conversations between her and Bama are always good for a laugh but also for demonstrating the loving relationship they have. Bama sees a man in the woods watching her. The workman Reed hired had a fight with the dead man the day before he died. A woman is following her around. Then Bama cannot get a hold of the three people she loves. My favorite line, which I have heard used in real life, is
"just because there’s snow on the roof doesn’t mean there’s not a fire in the furnace.”
The Haunted Fixer-Upper (Haunted Renovation Mystery) (Kindle Location 3173).
Too funny. To find out just how that got thrown in the book, (actually more than once), you need to get this book. It is a fast, fun read. There is no language or hot sex scenes in the book so it is perfect for YA or those adults who would rather not read that in the books they choose.
Rose's other books are, (click book for link):
Book 1 of Haunted Renovations Series
The How To Date Series
The Larue Donavan Series
Mystic Cafe Series
Veronica Mason Series
Book 2 is in the works
Trash to Treasure Crafting Mystery
Tales of family hauntings from Rose Pressey
Coming in 2013
Halloween Laveau Series
Rose is not only a gifted writer, she is a warm and friendly person. Connect with her - you won't regret it.
Have you read any of Rose Pressey's books? If so which one is your favorite?