The Thrill of the Haunt

The Thrill of the Haunt

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Penguin Putnam
Alison Kerby’s guesthouse is already crowded with spirits. The last thing she needs is a whole new batch of haunts settling in.

As Alison’s reputation as “the ghost lady” grows, so does her business—and not always in a way she’d like. Tourists may be flocking to her guesthouse for a chance to glimpse her resident spirits, but her special abilities are also bringing unwanted private investigation cases to her door. And she has no choice but to take a case when the local homeless man is found murdered under mysterious circumstances, just hours after asking for help in exorcising a specter.

If that weren’t enough to deal with, Alison’s other PI case soon turns fatal, as the mistress she was spying on for a jealous wife turns up dead as well. The cases seem like they couldn’t possibly be linked, but with a mountain of clues, motives and suspects—both living and dead—Alison will have to think fast before someone else checks out for good…

Random House, Inc.
Alison Kerby’s guesthouse is already crowded with spirits. The last thing she needs is a whole new batch of haunts settling in.

As Alison’s reputation as “the ghost lady” grows, so does her business—and not always in a way she’d like. Tourists may be flocking to her guesthouse for a chance to glimpse her resident spirits, but her special abilities are also bringing unwanted private investigation cases to her door. And she has no choice but to take a case when the local homeless man is found murdered under mysterious circumstances, just hours after asking for help in exorcising a specter.

If that weren’t enough to deal with, Alison’s other PI case soon turns fatal, as the mistress she was spying on for a jealous wife turns up dead as well. The cases seem like they couldn’t possibly be linked, but with a mountain of clues, motives and suspects—both living and dead—Alison will have to think fast before someone else checks out for good…

Baker & Taylor
Alison Kerby's haunted guesthouse business is thriving, but when two deaths land on her doorstep, she'll have to think fast before someone else checks out for good. Original. 20,000 first printing.

Publisher: New York : Berkley Prime Crime, 2013
Edition: Berkley Prime Crime mass-market edition
ISBN: 9780425252390
0425252396
Branch Call Number: FIC COPPERMA N
Characteristics: 293 pages ;,18 cm

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Drferreyra
Jun 17, 2014

This mystery is appropriate for all ages. Has a few nice twists and you see how the main character, Alison, grows as she solves multiple problems.

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