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Tuesday, September 23, 2014

GHOST WANTED
Book 5
 in the Bailey Ruth Ghost Mystery series
by Carolyn Hart


Ghostly gumshoe Bailey Ruth Raeburn of Heaven’s Department of Good Intentions is checking out a troubling disturbance in Adelaide, Oklahoma. But what seems at first like simple vandalism won’t be an open-and-shut case…
 
Bailey Ruth’s supervisor, Wiggins, is worried about a dear old friend. The ghost of elegant Lorraine Marlow haunts Adelaide’s college library. Known as the Lady of the Roses, she plays matchmaker, using the fragrant flowers to pair up students. But someone’s making mischief after hours, leaving roses strewn about the library, destroying a gargoyle, and stealing a valuable book. Concerned with Lorraine’s reputation among the living, Wiggins dispatches the irrepressible redhead Bailey Ruth to investigate.
 
Soon after her arrival, trouble begins to stack up. A campus security guard is shot by an intruder, and Bailey Ruth uncovers a catalog of evidence blaming a student for the crimes. As a ghost, she may not be all there, but even Bailey Ruth can decipher that something isn’t adding up. So with police preparing to make an arrest, the spirited detective must race against the clock to find the real culprit, because when justice is overdue, it takes more than death to stop Bailey Ruth Raeburn…


This is the first book I’ve read in the Bailey Ruth Ghost Mysteries and before I started GHOST WANTED, I wasn’t sure if I would be able to follow it. I was afraid I would be lost. I had no need to worry. On page two, author Carolyn Hart started filling me in on what I needed to know, and it was a fun ride from there.

When I first heard of this book, I assumed it was another book where the protagonist was befriended by a ghost. I had no idea the protagonist was the ghost!

This book was an excellent mystery, told from a view point I’ve never read before, which only served to make reading it more intriguing and irresistible. Ms. Hart’s writing is flawless and kept me captured in the story straight through to the thrilling conclusion.

Rather you’re a fan of mysteries, suspense, or paranormal stories, GHOST WANTED is a title you want to add to your reading list. 

You can pre-order GHOST WANTED now for the October 7 release date.


NOTE: I am not in an affiliate program with any online company.
I do not receive payment in anyway for my suggestions to you or 
if you make your purchases from a company I mention. 

 And if you haven’t read them yet, pick up the other four books in this series, Ghost At Work, Merry, Merry Ghost, Ghost In Trouble, and Ghosts Gone Wild. You’re going to want to own every title!

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Please read on for the answers to yesterday's
Monday Mystery Mashup!

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SOLUTIONS

1. Beach Blanket Barbie

2. The Nightingale Before Christmas

3. Eggsecutive Orders

4. Trick Or Deadly Treat

5. Bless Her Dead Little Heart

Check back next Monday 
for more Mashups!




5 comments:

  1. This totally blew my mind! I so enjoyed this puzzle but was never able to unscramble #3. Thanks for making my mind work!

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    1. LOL You're welcome. It's hard to find titles without Murder or Death in them. Or with unusual words. But it sure is fun searching!

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  2. I never got #3, either. Got all the others though!

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    1. Laura, only about four people got number three. It was a hard one. Congrats on getting the others!

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  3. I got Orders, on #3, but still couldn't figure out that first word! :)

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