The Pine Creek Motel has seen better days. Henny would call it charming, but she's always seen the best in things. Like now, when she's just met an untimely end crossing the road. She's not going to let a tiny thing like death stop her from living fully―not when her friends and family need her the most. From teh New York Times-bestselling author of The Readers of Broken Wheel Recommend.
... full of the sorts of characters that loyal readers of Mary Alice Monroe and Richard Russo will adore. This cozy, never-maudlin exploration of life after death lets Henny see long-lost friends reunite, and feel the heartbreak of new love from a world just out of reach. Much like its heroine, Bivald’s charming, heartwarming, and thought-provoking novel will linger long after the last page is turned.
Bivald weaves a charming tale that also examines serious issues and is populated with quirky yet eminently believable characters. For fans of literary small-town fiction including the works of Fredrik Backman and Elizabeth Strout.
Bivald delves into what’s important in life in this bittersweet tale about life after death ... In a story about the lives a single person can touch, the highlight is fittingly Bivald’s memorable characterizations, as she makes each person and their needs distinct and complex. This is a winning novel about the lasting impact of love.