There are many, many good things about this novella and some things that need to be looked at again by the author, to allow the story to fulfil it's full potential.
The writing is very good and the characterisation was excellent, with humour and very entertaining interaction between main character Pauly and his friends. These are the aspects that convince me that a little editing and a tightening of the plotlines would be well worth it.
The ending felt more than a little rushed, and the storyline featuring the rediscovered bones was a little confusing, purely because not enough time was given to fleshing it out. These are definitely things that can be corrected and I would hope that the author will consider making this into a full length novel. I would be very pleased to read it - there's great potential here for a very good book.
As it stands now I would give it 2.5 stars out of 5, but will look for other work by the same author.
I received a review copy of the book from the LibraryThing's member giveaway programme.