An Atlanta ex-cop comes to sleepy Lake Sackett, Georgia, seeking peace and quiet—but he hasn’t bargained on falling for Frankie, the cutest coroner he’s ever met.
Frankie McCready talks to dead people. Not like a ghost whisperer or anything—but it seems rude to embalm them and not at least say hello.
Fortunately, at the McCready Family Funeral Home & Bait Shop, Frankie’s eccentricities fit right in. Lake Sackett’s embalmer and county coroner, Frankie’s goth styling and passion for nerd culture mean she’s not your typical Southern girl, but the McCreadys are hardly your typical Southern family. Led by Great-Aunt Tootie, the gambling, boozing, dog-collecting matriarch of the family, everyone looks out for one another—which usually means getting up in everyone else’s business.
Maybe that’s why Frankie is so fascinated by new sheriff Eric Linden...a recent transplant from Atlanta, he sees a homicide in every hunting accident or boat crash, which seems a little paranoid for this sleepy tourist town. What’s he so worried about? And what kind of cop can get a job with the Atlanta PD but can’t stand to look at a dead body?
Frankie has other questions that need answering first—namely, who’s behind the recent break-in attempts at the funeral home, and how can she stop them? This one really does seem like a job for the sheriff—and as Frankie and Eric do their best Scooby-Doo impressions to catch their man, they get closer to spilling some secrets they thought were buried forever.
4 Peachy Stars
I love this book/series. The characters are quirky and entertaining! Frankie McCready is hilarious and the banter between her and the new sheriff, Eric Linden, is non-stop fun. The charm of the McCready family and the people in the town of Lake Sackett, GA makes me want more!
Frankie McCready runs her family's mortuary. She's young, sassy and a bit eccentric. When her and the cute sheriff, Eric, start working on cases together, they do nothing more than bicker! Eric Linden is new to Lake Sackett and learning quick how tight the Lake Sackett community is. Eric is just trying to be thorough with his job and protecting the town. But doesn't help when he has to deal with Frankie and all her quirkiness.
Not only do I love the snarkiness and banter between Frankie and Eric, the chemistry that these two have between the pages is nothing but cute! Ain't She a Peach is a fun read that I can't wait to get more in the McCready family.