Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Fantastic Mystery! The Ghost and Mrs. Fletcher (Murder She Wrote series)

We're both big fans of the 80s-90s TV show "Murder She Wrote" and the mystery book series has been as great as the TV show. I (Rob) have now read the 45th out of 47,  and it was amazing. It's called "The Ghost and Mrs. Fletcher" by Jessica Fletcher, Donald Bain and Renee Paley-Bain. The mainstay characters were in the novel like Mrs.Jessica Fletcher, mystery novelist; Sheriff Mort Metzger; Dr. Seth Hazlitt; Eve the newspaper owner/reporter, and Mara the bakery owner. The story involved the death of a man who owned an historic house that's supposed to be haunted. But the mystery is much deeper that could be imagined, and the twists and turns were really engaging. I read this book in 3 days (usually I read a book every 2 weeks). Truly one of the best mysteries I've read. 5 + out of 5 stars!

Here's the book summary: In the USA Today bestselling Murder, She Wrote series—make room for Jessica Fletcher as she cleans house to catch a killer who hasn’t got a ghost of a chance.
Angela Lansbury as Jessica Fletcher
Jessica’s friend, Eve Simpson is the town’s premier real estate agent and has recently taken on the task of selling one of Cabot Cove’s oldest properties—the Spencer Percy House, built in 1805 by a sea captain for his young wife. Its current occupant, Cliff Cooper, a crusty former carpenter, is convinced he’s about to die and wants the house sold so he can give the proceeds to his grandson, who spent much of his youth there.
    But Eve’s got quite a challenge on her hands. Not only is the building in deplorable physical condition, it is also rumored to be haunted.
   When Cliff’s deadly premonition becomes a reality, Dr. Seth Hazlitt is not so sure the man died of natural causes. As Jessica tries to get to the bottom of Cliff Cooper’s death, a medium hired by Eve attempts to rid the house of the alleged apparition. B
ut if Jessica isn’t careful, she may be the one who joins the ranks of the dearly departed.

Gift/Memorial Suggestions

Several of our friends have lost loved ones (human and pets) and we found that one of the best ways to honor their memory is to give to an animal charity.
What better way to recognize a life of love, than by giving another life a chance for love?
We donate to many animal rescues, but because we volunteer with
DC Weimaraner Rescue and Coast-to-Coast Dachshund Rescue, those are our 2 favorites.
Consider giving the chance of life to a dog or cat.

About us

We're two married guys who enjoy the simple things in life, especially our dogs. We volunteer for dog rescues, enjoy splitting dinners, exercising, blogging, helping friends and neighbors, ghost investigations, coffee and tea, Tudor history, weather, superheroes, comic books, mystery novels, traveling, 70s and 80s music, classic country, piano, gardening, writing books on ghosts and spirits, architecture, keeping a clean house, cooking simply, and keeping in shape. You'll find tidbits of all of these things on this blog and more.

Tom and Rob Thinking Hard!

Tom and Rob Thinking Hard!
Wondering what home project to do next