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It's A Wonderful Midlife Crisis

(Good to the Last Death #1)

4.32  ·  Rating details ·  4,191 ratings  ·  644 reviews
A Paranormal Women's Fiction with a bit of class, and a lot of sass, for anyone who feels like age is just a number!

Whoever said life begins at forty must have been heavily medicated, drunk, or delusional. 
Thirty-nine was a fantastic year. I was married to the man I loved. I had a body that worked without creaking. My grandma, who raised me, was still healthy, and li
Kindle Edition, 394 pages
Published February 16th 2020 by Robyn Peterman
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May 06, 2020 rated it did not like it
Recommends it for: no one.
Oh, thank the gods, I don't have QuarantineBrain™ any more. I mean, much like losing your sense of smell might signal exposure to COVID, my sudden fondness for pseudo-paranormal romance signaled QuarantineBrain, and since my last one was a four-star read (Midlife Madness), I was worried things were getting worse instead of better. So I tested myself with this. Nope. It's bad. How bad?


The entire 'plot' --and I'm being generous by calling something that shows up in the last third of the book a 'p
Angela (Angel's Guilty Pleasures)
It’s A Wonderful Midlife Crisis is book one in the Good to the Last Death series by Robyn Peterman.

I’ve not had the pleasure of reading Peterman before even thou I have a few of her books on my TBR. I wanted to like this novel; especially since I’ve really enjoyed others in the over 40 bracket novels that have been coming out, but this one just didn’t hit the spot.

Our heroine, Daisy, is a 39 year old widow and a paralegal who loves working with her friends. When the story starts we see her glui
Rebecca Dew
Feb 27, 2020 rated it it was ok

This book ends on a cliffhanger, which is even more annoying since the first 60% of the book is filler. It isn’t until more than half way through the book that the female protagonist, Daisy, stops dithering and being a general dimwit and the plot of the book starts to get going.

As it is, I don’t know how many adult women scream inanely in their own houses and run through their own house screaming. I can honestly say that I have never jumped on top of my kitchen table for any reason ot
Apr 05, 2020 rated it really liked it
I’ve listened to Peterman’s Shift Happens series and her new series did not disappoint. Humor, engaging characters and an interesting paranormal gift quickly pulled me in.

Daisy, a thirty-nine-year-old widow, and paralegal loves working with her friends. However, Clarissa the owner’s daughter is a terror. When the firm hires a sexy new lawyer, Clarissa calls dibs and forces Daisy to work from home. Which at the moment is fine, since Daisy has been seeing ghosts. In fact, some are living with her
Jenni Bishop
Feb 23, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Robyn Peterman It's A Wonderful Midlife Crisis: A Paranormal Women's Fiction Novel: Good To The Last Death Book One is a Paranormal Women's Fiction that is perfectly divine, original and quirky. I laughed so hard that I literally cried as I took the journey with Daisy who has a new job and has absolutely no idea how she got so lucky and just as much no idea what to do except for needing a constant box of superglue. Learning that she has inherited the position and all it entails comes as somethin ...more
May 02, 2020 rated it really liked it
Cute, funny, sexy, surprising and mysterious - also confusing, and ends on a cliff-hanger, thought the next book comes out in a few days on May 18th. Free (as is this one) with Kindle Unlimited.

No sex scenes in this book, just some heavy petting, and lusting.

Not the perfect book but it is free and kept my mind off of our world-wide problems.
Feb 23, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Never saw the ending coming!!!

I can never resist a Robyn Peterman book and one that I can relate to in the middle of my life makes it even better. Do you believe in the Grim Reaper or the Angel of Mercy? You probably will buy the time you finish this book!
Feb 28, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Need more!!

If Robyn Peterman writes, I read! She’s done it again with Daisy and the rest of the crew in It’s A Wonderful Midlife Crisis. So fun and quirky, you won’t be able to put it down until the end. Can’t wait to see what happens next!
Celeste Diaz
Feb 17, 2020 rated it it was amazing
I absolutely loved everything about this book. I love the name, the characters, the dialogue! It was amazing! This will definitely be one that I read over and over again until the end of time. I am in love with the fact that the characters in this book are all older, hence the name. This definitely is the epitome of what I hope to be doing when I'm over 40; the fun friends and family, not the ghost part! I can't wait for the next part. Actually, that's an understatement, I was heartbroken that t ...more
Melanie Farrell
Feb 18, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Fabulous page turner of a book. Daisy is a woman on the edge, the edge of what you need to read to find out! A year ago at 39 Daisy thought she had life sewn up.... at 40 not so much! She is widowed, her beloved Gran has to move into a home not to even think about the 50 or so ghosts that have taken up residence in her home! Bonkers? Maybe not. Join Daisy as she truly comes into her own with the help of good friends and a smoking hot new lawyer at work! A truly cracking read that will leave you ...more
Feb 18, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I absolutely loved It's A Wonderful Midlife Crisis ! By Robyn Peterman. At times I laughed so hard I cried and then at times the book was heartbreaking so I just cried. I love the fact that Daisy is older and everything that comes with it. She has an awesome group of friends that surround her, a hot new guy on the horizon, a new job helping the deceased and did I mention there are dogs?!!! I can't wait for the second book! ...more
Peggy M
Feb 17, 2020 rated it it was amazing
I loved it! The author has reached new highs in her wacky and demented writing. She keeps the reader off balance from start to finish. In a good way, of course. The characters are fresh, fun and well rounded. The plot is original and crazy. I read the book in one sitting. I couldn't put it down. I'm addicted and can't wait for the next installment. ...more
Feb 17, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Well the last year of Daisy's life has been nothing but pain and loss. Thirty nine was not a good year for her . He husband died and now she is picking up the pieces . On her fortieth birthday she starts to see dead people in her farm house . Thinking she is going crazy . Her best friend have a party for her and then her life really begins when she finds out she is special and has a special plan for her . She is now going to be busy and putting together body of some of those ghosts hanging aroun ...more
Nancy Wege
Feb 17, 2020 rated it it was amazing
OMG – Love this book! Daisy just turned forty, and things are not going so well. Widowed, grandma is in a nursing home, and the dead think her home is a good place to hang out. What the hell? I can superglue lost appendages back on the ghosts, but what do they want from me?

Being a paralegal is not the most exciting job, but it pays the bills while she waits for the insurance payout for her husband’s death. The boss, Clarissa, is a beast to work for. Even more now there is a smoking hot new lawye
Ann Charles
May 12, 2020 rated it it was amazing
A fun start to what is sure to be a hilarious, crazy, wonderful series! GOOD TO THE LAST DEATH introduces us to Daisy, who lost her long-time husband almost a year prior and has recently started seeing dead people—a lot of dead people all throughout her house and her small southern town. Even worse, these ghosts are falling to pieces, literally and mentally, requiring Daisy’s help to fix them both inside and out. Add to the story a great group of coworkers/friends, a funny grandmother, and a sex ...more
Feb 17, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: first-reads
4.5 Stars

Daisy is a 40 year old widow who's just learned that her family has long held the job of Death Counselor, helping the departed with unfinished business so that they can pass on to the afterlife. And when the grim reaper turns out to be the hottest man she's ever seen, she turns tail and runs.

But, as Daisy gets to know Gideon, she realizes there is so much more to him than his looks and job. Unfortunately, her own preconceptions and insecurities might just prevent her from grabbing a hol
Jacy Wade
Feb 20, 2020 rated it it was amazing
I've been a fan of Robyn Peterman for a while now, I've loved book I've read. But, this is by far the best yet!
The characters in It's a Wonderful Midlife Crisis are great. Very relatable and make you wish you could hang out with Daisy and the girls. I loved the premise, and the well written plot. I'm so looking forward to the second book, I've got to know what happens next.
There are so many things to say, but I don't like spoilers, and anything not in the blurb is a spoiler. Just know this is a
Mar 11, 2020 rated it liked it
This could have been great!!!😕

As the great Tyra Banks said "I was rooting for you. We were all rooting for you."
The pros: Funny as heck, older woman, sexy and charismatic man, intriguing and different story line.
The cons: cluelessness galore, going off half cocked to ensure there's a cliffhanger, did I mention how the smart paralegal is clueless?!
Fans of Darynda Jojes' series would love this one however prepared to be thoroughly annoyed at the MFC as well as the end of this one. Still would be
Feb 21, 2020 rated it it was amazing
As this is the first book I’ve read by this author, I had no preconceived notions going into it.
I was still BLOWN AWAY! This book has everything.... the laughs, the snark, emotions all over the place, & a hot as hell grim reaper.
I loved Daisy 💖 Not only is she dealing with turning 40 & working for a soul crushing boss, but now she also has to deal with squatters.
While the ending was a bit of a gasp 😮, I can NOT wait for more!!
Jen White
Feb 23, 2020 rated it it was amazing
This book made me laugh, cry and a little hot under the collar - and not just as a result of my rampaging middle age hormones. I love having a heroine who is my age and going through similar age-related issues. This new genre is brilliant so far and I still have 10 more books to go!
Donna Peterson
Feb 18, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Love Daisy! She will do anything for a friends! I love the dogs Donna and Karen! That is my name and my sister lol!! SO it tickles me! I can't wait to see what happens next!! ...more
Stacy Joslyn
Feb 19, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Can’t wait for the next

Loved it. This isn’t what this author usually writes. It’s quirky and different. I haven’t found anything like it before.
Jennifer Radcliffe
Feb 19, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Loved this book! I can’t wait for book 2.
Mari Hinton
Feb 26, 2020 rated it it was amazing

Fun book to a great new series. Robyn Peterman will have you rolling with laughter. The book has lots of twist and turns.
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It’s a Wonderful Midlife Crisis had me laughing my arse off, and crying my eyes out almost equally throughout this story. There are books that the less said in a review the better, and this is one of those for you really should experience this firsthand, all on your own, for the greatest impact. I had a blast and May is really too far away to wait for the next installment in Daisy’s great undead adventure, but I’ll be right there on release day to gobble up the laughs
Kathy Tozzi
Feb 21, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Forty and widowed was turning out much different than Daisy thought it would.
She thought her life would just go along with no problems, working as a Paralegal with a group of women she really liked. Instead she seems to be losing her mind a bit, ghosts are all around her, trying to communicate with her.
Living in an old farmhouse with a couple dogs, lots of spirits and a large supply of superglue. The ghosts keep losing body parts so the superglue comes in handy.
Turns out seeing the ghosts and c
May 09, 2020 rated it it was ok
2 stars
The heroine was dense & filled with preconceived Christian based notions yet she was agnostic? It became increasingly annoying. 🤦🏻‍♀️ The plot was thin & story was underwhelming. Unlikely to continue the series.
Feb 17, 2020 rated it it was amazing
This is an new type of book for me to read. I will say one thing the story is awesome! Daisy and Gideon make a great couple with Daisy’s late husband Steve rooting them on! You have Gram who is a hoot and then there are all Daisy’s friends. Now you have to add in the bad guy but in this case it is Clarissa who is definitely a bitch in so many ways. Must not forget all the dead people and what Daisy’s job is. So much is going on and there is humor and let’s not forget Donna or Karen. I will not s ...more
Feb 17, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Okay, okay I know I probably say it a lot but this was Robyn’s best book ever!!!!!

Daisy is amazing, she is strong, smart and very resourceful with superglue... lol
I love Gram she makes me smile, she makes me laugh out loud and she loves Daisy to pieces.

This story was beyond hilarious what with the ghosts that seemed more like zombies, a boss who is more than horrible and a new lawyer in the firm how is more than just hot, hot, hot he is other worldly lol...

I love how Daisy is finding her own way
Feb 18, 2020 rated it it was amazing
I laughed until I cried, then cried some more. Robyn Peterman could write the ingredients on a cereal box and make you want more! From the cover art to the ending in this book she takes you on a roller coaster ride of wackiness. From seeing dead people and gluing lost body parts back on to finding out her husband's long lost secret, getting a new love interest & losing him, finding out her family secret and dealing with a horrible boss, Daisy is having a Hell of a 40th year!
The characters are
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Robyn writes because the people inside her head won’t leave her alone until she gives them life on paper. Her addictions include shoes (the expensive kind), Coke with extra ice in a styrofoam cup, and bejeweled reading glasses.
A former professional actress, she now lives in the south with her family and too many animals to count. Writing gives her a chance to have a job where working in her P.J.’

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