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Fourth Grave Beneath My Feet

Fourth Grave Beneath My Feet by Darynda Jones

Publisher: St. Martin’s Press

November 2012

ISBN: 978-1-250-01446-7

Pages: 308

Contemporary, Suspense, Romance

Albuquerque, New Mexico

Charley Davidson is the grim reaper though she has been trying to avoid her destiny which refuses to be denied.

Being the grim reaper can be quite grim at times.  Charley has taken a couple of months off to wallow in self-pity as her last case went very wrong.  Charley forces herself to rise above her self-pity or at least get dressed when a woman shows up on her doorstep because the woman is convinced someone is trying to kill her.  Charley knows something is off when everyone that knows the woman tries to tell Charley that the woman is insane.  The more the people dispute the story the more Charley is convinced it is true. 

Meanwhile, Reyes Farrow, also known as the sexy, sultry son of Satan is finally out of prison and out of Charley’s life.  Which was what she wished for and after several perfectly timed death threats.  Though his absence has put a crimp in her sex life.  Charley is having a hard time staying away even with other considerations like the fact that Albuquerque has been taken hostage by an arsonist.  What makes everything worse is that Reyes might be involved too.

Just when Charley thought her life was getting back to normal.

This is one series that just keeps getting better and better.  The characters create a lot of humor which will have readers hungering for more.  The pace is fast and keeps the reader guessing just what is going on until the very end.  Charley is a heroine that makes for a great read.  It will also have readers wanting a Charley in their lives to liven things up.  This is a very unique storyline that makes for great reading and will have readers staying up all night just to finish each book as they will hate to put them down.  It will also have readers wondering what next will happen to Charley.  This is one series that is not to miss. 

I give this one 5 red roses


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