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PJV Quickie: Molly Harper has this wonderful, almost-but-not-quite over-the-top way of writing that always makes me smile. Always. Better Homes and Hauntings continues the trend of me wishing I was besties with her characters, in spite of, or maybe because of, the crazy situations they manage to get themselves into.
Take one gardener, one billionaire computer nerd, an angry ex, a vengeful ghost, and an abandoned mansion, mix them together with Molly Harper's signature humor, and what you get is an entertaining ghost-story with a twist. The ghost-story aspect of Better Homes and Hauntings was surprisingly spooky - it wasn't as light as I had expected and it was genuinely creepy. Molly Harper's signature humor shines through and the hero and heroine were so nerdy and awkward that their slow-moving relationship was adorable. The secondary characters are fabulous; my understanding is that this is a stand-alone but I would really love to see another story featuring the cousin.
If you're already a Molly Harper fan - you know you're going to love it. Fans of quirky paranormal romance will love Better Homes and Hauntings - even though there are no vampires or werewolves, this "ghost story with a twist" will keep you laughing (and a bit creeped out) until the end.