The Case of the Green-Dressed Ghost by Lucy Banks
Mystery & Thrillers, General Fiction (Adult)
Pub Date 07 Mar 2017
The Case of the Green Dressed Ghost gets kudos for charm and character development. But while Lucy Banks’s characters are vibrant, the novel’s plot is simplistic. In accordance with his mother’s final wishes, Kester, a practically minded academic seeks out Dr. Ribero. Much to his surprise, his father runs a business devoted to removing unwanted spirits. Kester has never believed in the supernatural, so the situation definitely takes him out of his comfort zone. The company is facing a particularly difficult task - removing a malevolent spirit from a painting, and Kester just might be the key to their success.
The story behind the painting’s spirit is an interesting one, but the rest is standard ghostbusters fare. It is neither particularly humorous nor particularly tense. It falls in the middle - the area of deat...