Linda’s Book Obsession Reviews “Improbably Yours” by Kerry Anne King, Lake Union, October 2022, On Tour with Suzy Approved Book Tours

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Kerry Anne King, the author of “Improbably Yours” has written a unique, heartwarming, and entertaining novel. The genres for this novel are Women’s Fiction, Romance, Mystery, and Fiction with an essence of Magical Realism. The timeline for this story is set in the present, and goes to the past when it pertains to the characters or events in the story. The location of this story is mostly set in a small island of San Juans, where the heroine rents a house called ‘The Improbable House”, where there are many secrets and “ghosts” from the past.

The author vividly describes her colorful and dramatic characters as complex, complicated, confused, quirky and intriguing. Blythe Harmon, the protagonist of the story seems to have the perfect life. On her 30th Birthday, she has gotten an amazing new job, and her boyfriend proposes with a tremendous engagement ring. She is sidetracked at her surprise birthday party, when an older man appears with balloons and a song for her. The message he brings is from her beloved deceased grandmother, with an offer that she can’t refuse. This man also brings an urn with her grandmother’s ashes, with instructions to bring them to an island. It seems that Blythe is faced with an improbable or impossible task.

Blythe’s grandmother has left her a treasure map and instructions to search for something important that is left for Blythe. Blythe embarks on an opportunity for adventure and both questions and answers. When she arrives at this island, the mystery intensifies with unusual and quirky characters. The house she rented seems to be haunted, and the clues to the mystery intensify. I highly recommend this wonderful book!

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