Dec 5, 2013

The Thrill of the Haunt by E.J. Copperman

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*Turn to page 56 or 56% in your eReader  *Find any sentence, (or few, just don't spoil it) that grabs you. *Post it. *Add your (url) post in Linky at Freda's Voice.

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Title: The Thrill of the Haunt: A Haunted Guesthouse Mystery by E.J. Copperman
Published November 5, 2013; Berkley
Genre: cozy mystery

Page 56:
She pulled out a pair of dark sunglasses. "These will be good to hide my face," she said.
Book beginning:
"Are you the ghost lady?"
I've heard the question many times, but I'm not crazy about it, frankly. Living in a large Victorian with my eleven-year-old daughter and two dead people who never took the hint - while trying to make a go of the place as a guesthouse - is difficult enough. 
"Alison Kerby’s guesthouse is already crowded with spirits. 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 as if they couldn’t possibly be linked, but with clues, motives and suspects—both living and dead—Alison will have to think fast before someone else checks out for good." (publisher description)

Are you in the mood for a ghostly mystery?

Thanks to the publisher for a copy of this book for review/feature.

9 comments:

fredamans said...

Sounds very mysterious and intriguing!

Happy weekend!

Brian Joseph said...

I guess that one issue that I would envision is that with the help of ghosts, solving murders may be a bit too easy!

JC Jones said...

Great start and quote. Thanks for visiting.

Laurel-Rain Snow said...

Love the sound of this one...and the cover! Thanks for sharing...and for visiting my blog.

JLS Hall said...

Yes! I'm almost always in the mood for a ghostly mystery. And this sounds like a good one.

Anonymous said...

Intriguing opening, thanks for sharing this! Thanks also for dropping by my blog, happy reading :)

- Lianne @ caffeinatedlife.net

Kimberly @ Turning the Pages said...

Sound like an intriguing book, I really like how it begins.
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- Kimberly @ Turning the Pages

Suko said...

A ghostly mystery does sound good. Great "56" and beginning!

Lady In Read said...

the ghost lady?:) love the beginning

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