8 of 9 people found the following review helpful
A great first book,
This review is from: First Grave On The Right: Number 1 in series (Charley Davidson) (Kindle Edition)
First Grave On The Right is the debut novel written by Darynda Jones and tells the story of Charlotte Davidson or as she is known Charley. Since the day she was born Charley has been the grim reaper, and for those ghosts who are ready to go to the other side they can pass through Charley. However there are some ghosts who aren't ready to pass through and they want Charley to help them find peace or in some cases their murderer so that they can go to the light. Charley also works as a PI and a consultant to the local PD helping her Uncle Bob who is a detective to solve crimes by talking to the dead.
I am so happy I finally got around to reading this book. Friends have been saying it is really good but you know how it is and that tbr pile is so huge. Anyway I did read it and I really thoroughly enjoyed it. First Grave On The Right is fast paced with fantastic characters. Charley is very funny and snarky, the book is full of witty one liners. I must admit there were some times when I wished Ms Jones had turned the joking down a bit but all in all it did make me laugh. There is also some love interest in the story with the hot mysterious and totally gorgeous Reyes and there also appears to be the possibility of romance with Garrett another PI who works with Charley's Uncle, so we shall see how that plays out. This book sets up Charley's world for the forthcoming books and we learn lots of interesting bits about Charley some of which Charley finds out along with us too. They are great teasers that make me want to continue the series. I am going to give First Grave On The Right 4 stars.