Blake is visiting Savannah, Georgia where her younger sister,
Ali, is running her own vintage candy shop, called “Oldies
but Goodies.” Ali is also very interested in dream interpretation,
and has formed a “dream club,” whose members are
all local women with similar ideas.
one member shares a dream of the murder of a man whose face
she cannot see, and then an actual murder occurs, Taylor and
Ali find themselves caught up in examining the motives and
suspects before the police can arrest Ali who confesses to
having visited Chico, a dance instructor shortly before he
is a clever premise, and I found the club members dreams and
the group interpretations thought provoking. There is even
a short dream symbol guide at the back of the book.
was well designed, with enough possible suspects that I was
kept guessing. I found the sisterhood of Taylor and Ali realistic
and sweet. The introduction of Taylor's old flame, Noah, who
is also now in Savannah, was a nice touch, and the possibility
that they may rekindle their relationship in the next book
makes me look forward to the second installment.
cats, Barney and Scout, add to the charm of the story, and
along with the unique dream club members, Dorien, Sam, Lucinda,
Sybil, Persia and the Harper sisters, Minerva and Rose, this
series is populated with characters who are sure to delight
mystery readers of all ages from teens to seniors.