First Sentence: Truman Kicklighter speared a bit of ham floating squarely in the middle of his split pea soup and smiled.
Cover Blurb: The golden years of ex-AP reporter Kicklighter are at best gilded. For him, making ends meet is a full-time job: clipping coupons, eating at odds hours to avail himself of early-bird specials, engineering senior citizen discounts on everything he can. Not that his life is all work, however. When winter rolls around, life at Truman's home, the Fountain of Youth Residential Hotel, in
Mel has changed dramatically in the few months since he last wintered in
Random Thoughts: I enjoyed reading about landmarks that I recognize. I especially enjoyed the
Favorite quote: “It was coolish outside, high seventies.” (p. 109)
Rating: C+ (a good, fast read – If you enjoy cozies, you’ll probably like it)