Friday, June 13, 2008

Bed on Arrival-Kelley St. John

Bed on Arrival
Kelley St. John
Harlequin Blaze, Jul 2008, $4.99
ISBN: 9780373794133

Like her cousins social worker Jenee Vicknair helps lost spirits reach the other side. Jenee’s forte is assisting deceased children arrive at their destination.

However, her newest lost soul is a sexy adult who is devastating her sleep. Private investigator and fellow psychic Nick Madere is seeking a missing child. His specialty is to use photographs of his target to guide him to the child. However, something strange seems to happen lately as he uses his gift. Instead of the trail of a youngster, his spirit ends up in bed alongside beautiful Jenee. He knows she is real and wants to meet her as he is very attracted to her, but first the case comes before his desire. She, on the other hand is confused as she wants this hunk, but has only seem his spirit, which she assumes is lost.

BED ON ARRIVAL is an enjoyable paranormal romantic suspense starring two likable protagonists who first meet in her dreams. Although Nick obsesses over meeting in the flesh Jenee, he also knows the missing child comes before his desires. Sub-genre fans will appreciate this fine Sixth Sense entry (see FIRE IN THE BLOOD; not read by this reviewer) that stands alone as a delightful tale of love forming in the astral realm between two caring people with special skills used to help children in differing ways.

Harriet Klausner

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