Inheriting the local B&B--and its eccentric handyman Erdle Thorney--in Beaumont, South Carolina, Annie Fortenberry finds her life complicated by rumors of a prank-playing ghost, millionaire Max Holt's upcoming wedding, enigmatic stranger Wes Bridges, and her murdered ex-husband, a crime in which Annie has become the prime suspect. Original.
Lonely, ****** Annie Fortenberry has her hands full running the bed-and-breakfast housed in her late grandmother's mansion/converted brothel, and finishing the plans for the wedding of her good friends, newspaper manager Jamie Swift and multimillionaire Max Holt. Her life becomes considerably more complicated when she meets sexy PI Wes Bridges by accidentally whacking him in the head with a rolling pin (she was aiming for her shiftless hired man). Wes is searching for Annie's estranged husband Charles, who took all her savings and abandoned her three years ago. Unfortunately, Wes successfully finds Charles--he's buried on Annie's property.... This is the fifth comic contemporary romantic mystery in the Full series by Janet Evanovich (bestselling author of the Stephanie Plum books) and Charlotte Hughes.