One Foot in the Grave

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One Foot in the Grave

The Mortician’s Daughter, #1

C. C. Hunter is back on the scene with a brand new supernatural mystery young adult novel. “One Foot in the Grave” starts a new series featuring Riley Smith. Riley is a teen without friends and her father is a Mortician. She lost her mother at the very young age of four. But Riley isn’t your typical teen, for the last year and a half she’s seen dead people. The dead use her to solve their crimes and help them to the other side. Riley does wonder why they never seem to help her :). But in the end she’s willing to do what’s needed to help them find closure. Along the way she encounters a killer and a boy who’s a bit different than the rest of the dead people. Plus let’s not forget love. She’s pulled between a dead boy and a living one. Who will get the girl? You will have to read “One Foot in the Grave” to get the scoop.

Hunter pulls you right into the life of Riley and all her insecurities and troubles. Riley is trying to diagnose if her dad is an alcoholic along with all the other stuff that comes along with being a teen of a single parent. You feel for Riley and her situation. She’s got so much to deal with and you hope that she makes it through high school. Life can be short, as Riley knows.

“One Foot in the Grave” has you in the mind of Riley. You hear her thoughts and experience her worries. Riley takes you along for the ride…in her mustang. She’s cool like that.

If you are seeking a fast and suspenseful read, pick up “One Foot in the Grave”. This is a young adult paranormal mystery that you will be seeking the sequel to. I can’t wait to see whose case Riley takes on next and where her future leads.

This novel is perfect for teens and adults alike.

Riley is a young Charley Davidson! (Charley Davidson Series by Darynda Jones)

Book Blurb for One Foot in the Grave

The first exciting novel in a brand-new series from New York Times bestselling author C. C. Hunter!

Her dad’s job is with the dead . . . and he’s bringing his work home with him.

Once again, seventeen-year-old Riley Smith is the new kid in school and her dad’s career has her back to being dubbed a freak. Truth is, she’s a much bigger freak than her classmates think. The only company she keeps these days is the dead who follow Dad home from work. She can see them. She can speak to them. And Fate seems to think she can help them solve their last problems so that they can move on to the other side. Which is odd, because with the loss of her mother and her father’s alcoholism, she’s got enough problems of her own.

But nothing could prepare her for the next tormented young spirit who darkens Riley’s door. The young woman’s death wasn’t the accident everyone believes. Soon Riley finds herself face-to-face with the killer and her only protection comes in the form of another spirit, Hayden, a boy her age with a heart-melting smile and understanding eyes that make her feel safe. If she can escape becoming the killer’s next victim, Riley knows she’ll have to help Hayden move on too, but what if she can’t let him go?

For thrills, chills, romance and laughter, preorder The Mortician’s Daughter: One Foot in the Grave today.

Night Owl Reviews Oct, 2017 4.00