What would you do if your father was a famous pirate and had had six wives ? Become a psychiatrist and run an asylum of course! Eve Bluebeard runs The Towers, an asylum for nutty paranormals who need a little help. In order to gain a little respectability she makes up a husband for herself. When said husband suddenly shows up in the middle of dinner Eve knows life is never going to be the same. Dr. Adam Griffin is hired by Captain Bluebeard to play Eve’s husband and then he is supposed to disappear so Eve can marry Captain Hook...yes that Hook. However, the longer Adam is around Eve the more he falls in love with her. Eve never really wanted to marry Hook and her current husband has started to turn her head and heart.
The Reinvented Miss Bluebeard by Minda Webber is a fun and wild ride into the zany and interesting world of the paranormal. There is the leprechaun who has lost his gold and keeps digging up the garden to find it. There is the werewolf who thinks he is a fly, and the vampire who has trouble sleeping and many more. Webber has taken common paranormal figures and twisted the stories to make wonderful and funny romances. Eve Bluebeard is a wonderful character who is the epitome of the turn of the century woman who is strong and has her own ideas and plans. Adam is a wonder who has done everything under the sun, including a brief stint as a pirate. When Capt. Bluebeard hires him to pretend to be Eve’s husband he thought it would be an easy way to make some quick money, but the longer he is around Eve the more he realizes that he may have found his future with Eve. When Captain Hook decides to try make trouble for the happy couple, Eve and Adam must learn to trust each other in order to find true happiness.
I loved this book it was sweet and funny and romantic all rolled into one great story. If you like your paranormal on the funny side then pick up The Reinvented Miss Bluebeard.