I enjoyed this book more than any book I have read for awhile. The mystery was not really suspenseful like todays books, but the characters were great. It was like I had these people at my house for a couple of days---now that I have finished the book and they are gone I really miss them. I would recommend this book for just a fun and a little mystery book. Who wouldn't like characters that have a town drunk that has not had a drink of alcohol for 26 years??