Merry, Merry Ghost

Merry, Merry Ghost

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"If I were teaching a course on how to write a mystery, I'd make Carolyn Hart required reading."
--Los Angeles Times



Merry, Merry Ghost by Agatha, Anthony, and Macavity Award winner Carolyn Hart, is the spirited second appearance of spectral sleuth, Bailey Ruth Raeburn, who would never let a little thing like being dead keep her from enjoying the Yuletide holiday or solving a dastardly crime. The light and funny follow up to Hart's critically acclaimed Ghost At Work--which Publishers Weekly named One of the Best Books of 2008--Merry, Merry Ghost is a true Christmas treat, and Bailey Ruth is a most welcome addition to Carolyn Hart's coterie of beloved series protagonists, joining septuagenarian sleuth "Henrie O" Collins and the Darlings of "Death on Demand" fame.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 416 pages
  • 152.4 x 226.06 x 25.4mm | 476.27g
  • New York
  • English
  • Large type / large print
  • Large type / large print edition
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 0061885037
  • 9780061885037

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Being dead can't put a damper on spirited, holiday-loving Bailey Ruth Raeburn.

Christmas is a time for family and giving, and a wealthy woman in Adelaide, Oklahoma, is about to embrace both. Discovering that she has a young grandson, the dowager decides to change her will to leave the bulk of her fortune to the young boy--an alteration that stuns the rest of her family. But a scrooge of a determined heir makes sure she never signs the new document. When she is found dead, it's up to that irrepressible spirit Bailey Ruth, on assignment from Wiggins and Heaven's Department of Good Intentions, to protect a little boy, foil a murderer, and save Christmas.

There's only one teeny hitch: how can Bailey Ruth figure out which family member was desperate enough to kill when everyone has a motive?
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Review quote

A cute and cozy mystery -- Library Journal
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3 27% (299)
2 6% (69)
1 2% (26)
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