Pushing Up Posies by Eve Langlais

Posted August 8, 2021 by Marsha in Owned, Paranormal Romance, Series, Spin-off or connected to another series / 0 Comments

Poor Brody. As reaper leader for the Canadian guild, he and his crew don’t get as much work as other countries until the Dark Lord gives them a new mandate: Establish a dating service on Earth that will facilitate the meeting between citizens of Hell and humans with the end goal being babies.

In other words, become a pimp.

It’s a cruel demotion for a reaper who just wanted to guide souls to their final destination. He is dying to return to Hell until he meets the stubborn woman living across the hall.

The Devil wants Posie mated, but she is resisting all attempts. What will it take to make her see the light?

And how will she react when she finally discovers that death has been knocking at her door?

Titles in the Grim Dating series include — Pushing up Posies – Sweeping Ashley – Contempt of Kourtney – Knocking on Helen’s Door –

*Connected to the Welcome to Hell series*

This is an adult 18+ story that contains language, possible violence, and sexual situations geared to an adult audience.

Title:  Pushing Up Posies
Series:  Grim Dating #1
Author:  Eve Langlais
Genre:  Paranormal Romance
Publication Date:  January 7, 2021
My Rating:  4 stars

Pushing Up Posies begins the Grim Dating series, which is connected to the Welcome to Hell series – so don’t be surprised to see a familiar face here and there.  If you haven’t read the Welcome to Hell series, no worries, you can dive in and enjoy yourself with Posie and Brody.  But you will be tempted to go pick up the earlier stories.

It seems Lucifer doesn’t have enough minions in Hell.  What’s the devil to do about that?  Well.  Open a dating service between humans and those who reside in Hell, all those babies that are sure to be a result of this mastermind plot are certain to be enough minions to fill those empty spots.  But… a dating service run by a reaper?  Now that’s something you don’t think about too often, if ever.

I had such a good time with Pushing Up Posies.  Brody is delicious and Posie is, well, not quite what she seems since as a human she shouldn’t be able to see through the glamour to the real creatures it masks… but she does.  Although, she doesn’t believe in anything supernatural at all, even though she’s interacting with them constantly.  The banter between Posie and Brody often had me in chuckles and Lucifer is… well, does he ever really change?  No, not really.  Watching this couple figure out what they’re feeling for each other (beyond lust) was a fun adventure.  But watch out for twists and perhaps a surprise along the way because that’s just how Eve Langlais rolls… expected the unexpected in any of her stories.

I had fun here and even though I’ve a bit to catch up on with the series, that just makes it easier to do a binge read.  Problem solved.  If you love a good Paranormal Romance with irony, humor, sizzling chemistry, and some very interesting characters then Pushing Up Posies would be perfect for you.

I own a Kindle edition of this story.

Available for your favorite e-reader


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