Valentine. The name denotes Cupid, love, and happiness. But, Lucy knows that when she was zapped as a child, she lost her ability to work in her family's matchmaking business. Lucy can find lost things but can't make matches. She is, however, expected to fill in when her father is caught in a compromising setting and must leave the area for a while to let things settle down. Lucy decides to try to fake her way through, using her father's system as much as possible. As Lucy has her meetings with clients, one gives her a shock. When they shake hands, Lucy sees a skeleton and a ring. What do they have to do with Lucy or the client? Lucy enlists the aid of her neighbor Sean Donahue and together they search for clues. What will happen between them? Will the Valentine curse continue destroying love lives with hers?
I really enjoyed this book. It is a fun, quick, and enjoyable read. The characters are realistic and you want them to be happy. Come meet Lucy, Sean, Grendel, Odysseus, Dovie, Marisol, and the host of other characters as their stories unfold for you. If you like detective stories with a love story folded in, or are looking for something light to read, this book is for you!