UNDEAD AND UNWORTHY
While still containing all the usual wacky humor and weird events, this latest
chapter also contains shocking tragedy, which ratchets up the emotional stakes. Per Davidson, this book is the launch of
a trilogy within the series that will take Betsy's first-person adventures in a
new direction. As Queen Betsy can
attest, responsibility and power just
Surprisingly, Nick, who still hasn't forgiven Betsy for her past transgressions, requests her help with several murder cases. Anxious to mend fences, Betsy agrees. Then the harbinger of doom arrives -- in the ghostly presence of Betsy's late, unlamented stepmother.
(BERKLEY SENSATION, Jul., 304 pp., $23.95)