Synopses & Reviews
Alison Kerbys guesthouse is already crowded with spirits. The last thing she needs is a whole new batch of haunts settling in.
As Alisons reputation as the ghost lady” grows, so does her businessand not always in a way shed 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 werent enough to deal with, Alisons 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 couldnt possibly be linked, but with a mountain of clues, motives and suspectsboth living and deadAlison will have to think fast before someone else checks out for good
Praise for the Haunted Guesthouse Mysteries:
"If you love classic caper comedies, as I do, you'll have a real affinity for the tart-tongued Alison Kerby and her lively entourage."—Claudia Bishop, author of the Hemlock Falls Mysteries
"A wonderful new series...a laugh-out-loud, fast-paced and charming tale that will keep you turning pages and guessing until the very end."—New York Times bestselling author Kate Carlisle
"Fans of Charlaine Harris and Sarah Graves will relish this original, laugh-laden paranormal mystery."—Julia Spencer-Fleming
"An entertaining and spellbinding tale."—The Mystery Gazette
“Great fun with a tinge of salt air.”—The Mystery Reader (Four stars)
“An entertaining read that never disappoints.”—Night Owl Reviews (Four stars)
“E.J. Copperman serves readers a cocktail of haunted humor and a killer mystery … Not only is Alison's dry sense of humor and hilarious commentary on other characters enough to give this book ten stars, but even the ghosts and their former lives are written to perfection.”—Fresh Fiction
Praise for the National Bestselling Haunted Guesthouse Mysteries:
"A wonderful new series...Laugh-out-loud, fast-paced and charming."--Kate Carlisle, New York Times bestselling author of the Bibliophile Mysteries
"Funny and charming."--Spinetingler Magazine
"A standout series."--The Mystery Reader
"Full of enough wit, charm, and supernatural hijinks to keep you turning the pages well past midnight."--MyShelf.com
The ghosts haunting Alison Kerby's Jersey Shore guesthouse are sad. Maxie wants to know who murdered her ex-husband, and Paul pines for his still-living almost-fiancee. The only one who isn't missing her ex is Alison-because The Swine just arrived on her doorstep...
Alison and her resident gumshoe ghost are on their next case when the deceased Scott MacFarlane floats in worried that he accidentally killed a prominent local woman. Turns out she's still alive...that is, of course, until she's murdered-in Alison's house. Now, between the demands of her guests and the arrival of a reality television crew, Alison must find the killer before she sees reality from the other side.
Welcome to the first Haunted Guest House mystery-the getaway every reader can afford.
Newly divorced Alison Kerby wants a second chance for herself and her nine-year-old daughter. She's returned to her hometown on the Jersey Shore to transform a Victorian fixer-upper into a charming-and profitable-guest house. One small problem: the house is haunted, and the two ghosts insist Alison must find out who killed them.
Just when she thought shed seen everything
Detective Lieutenant Anita McElone is one of Harbor Havens finest. Shes also a hard-boiled ghost skeptic. So when she shows up on the doorstep of Alison Kerbys Haunted Guesthouse to ask for supernatural help in solving the murder of her former partner, its hard to tell which woman is more flabbergasted. But McElone is dead serious, so Alison promises to help in any way she caneven asking her resident ghosts, Paul and Maxie, for help with the case.
As Pauls spirit source reveals some troubling information about the deceased detective, Alison wrestles with what to tell McElone. First, though, she has to find her
because the lieutenant has suddenly disappeared.
About the Author
E. J. Copperman is the national bestselling author of the Haunted Guesthouse Mystery series, including The Thrill of the Haunt, Chance of a Ghost, Old Haunts, An Uninvited Ghost, and Night of the Living Deed.