I received a copy of this book “THE DEAD HUSBAND” by Celeste Anna Burke in exchange for a fair and unbiased review. I was pleasantly surprised to find myself lost in the pages of such a wonderful plot. The book is a delightful read filled with a variety of fascinating characters and tons of mystery and suspense for your entertainment.
This is a story of a rich California girl Jessica Huntington, lost in the mist of shopping, socializing, and playing the wife of a cheating husband Jim Harper. On another level Jessica is a smart, witty woman full of energy that would do anything for her friends. She holds a law degree and she takes upon herself to investigate the murder of her best friend’s husband. It does not take long for her to get mixed up in the middle of the chaos and mystery that surrounds that murder.
This is a wonderful novel that will keep you engaged and eager to turn the pages. The author provides a plot full of action, suspense and mystery that will take you on a wild roller coaster, with many twists and turns. She also introduces a delightful assortment of emotions, such as romance, pain, dejection, anxiety, and laughter.
Celeste Anna Burke has a delightful way of writing a story. The storyline of various travels and especially Palm Springs gives the reader a clear picture of the locations and a wonderful sensation that you are actually there. She delivers
a picture of the luxurious playgrounds for the rich, and the wonderful things money can afford you. I found myself quiet emerged into the fascinating and entertaining life that the affluent enjoy day in and day out.
I would recommend this book to anyone who loves mysteries, murder, humor, and thrill. This is really and delightful story that makes a great read.