Book Review of The Mortician's Daughter: One Foot in the Grave

The Mortician's Daughter: One Foot in the Grave
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This is the first book in the Mortician's Daughter series. The second book in this series, Two Feet Under, is expected to release in October of 2018. I enjoyed this book quite a bit. The premise isn't all that unique, but it is well written and I enjoyed the characters and thought the story was engaging.

Riley Smith can see ghosts and helps them solve their unfinished business. Her dad is a mortician and sometimes the ghosts follow him home from work. Riley's life gets complicated when two things happen: a young blond women who has been brutally beaten desperately wants Riley's help and Hayden shows up...he is different from other ghosts Riley has seen and wants her company. In addition to this Riley is struggling with how to deal with her dad's increasing drinking.

While this book wasn't all that unique I still enjoyed it. The characters were excellent, the mystery was well done, and I enjoyed the premise. This book was an engaging and easy read that was tough to put down; it pretty much read itself.

Overall I really enjoyed this book and plan on continuing the series. I would recommend to those who enjoy paranormal YA featuring ghosts.