Ghost in trouble

Carolyn G. Hart

Book - 2010

In her toughest case yet, Bailey Ruth, the irrepressible ghost sleuth, returns to earth to protect Kay Clark, a former Adelaide, Okla., acquaintance, from danger -- and discover who killed Kay's husband.

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New York : William Morrow c2010.
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276 p. ; 22 cm
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Carolyn G. Hart (-)
Review by Library Journal Reviews

Bailey Ruth, a Heaven-sent ghost who's starred in two previous books, must save a former enemy reluctant to accept help. Multi-award winner Hart also writes the "Death on Demand" mysteries. Copyright 2010 Reed Business Information.

Review by Publishers Weekly Reviews

In Agatha-winner Hart's charming third mystery featuring ghostly emissary Bailey Ruth Raeburn of heaven's "Department of Good Intentions" (after 2009's Merry, Merry Ghost), Bailey returns to earth to protect Kay Clark, a former Adelaide, Okla., acquaintance, from danger. After the fatal fall of Kay's old boyfriend, Jack Hume, at the Hume estate, the Castle, Kay pays her respects to his family at the Castle, where an enormous vase nearly flattens her. In delightful Topperesque fashion, Bailey appears to Kay in an ever-changing array of fashions as Kay's "assistant," Francie de Sales, and together they investigate Kay's brush with the vase. When they discover Jack may have been murdered, suspects range from Hume family members to two of Jack's former lovers. Often disregarding the "precepts for earthly visitation" (avoiding public notice, not consorting with other departed spirits, etc.), Bailey with her sunny Pollyanna attitude makes an irresistible cozy sleuth. (Oct.) [Page ]. Copyright 2010 Reed Business Information.

Review by Publisher Summary 1

In her toughest case yet, ghost sleuth Bailey Ruth Raeburn has her angelic qualities tested when she must save a woman who just happened to be one of her worst enemies when she was among the living. Reprint.

Review by Publisher Summary 2

“Bailey Ruth and Wiggins will delight readers who prefer their mysteries light and seasoned with wit and the supernatural.
Boston Globe

“This could be Hart’s best series yet.”

Spectral sleuth Bailey Ruth Raeburn from Heaven’s Department of Good Intentions is on the case again in Carolyn Hart’s delectable Ghost in Trouble—the third in the multiple Agatha, Anthony, and Macavity Award-winning author’s acclaimed mystery series sprinkled with wonderful wit and more than a touch of the paranormal. The follow up to the acclaimed Ghost at Work (named one of Publishers Weekly’s Top Books of 2008) and Merry, Merry Ghost, Hart’s Ghost in Trouble brings Bailey Ruth back down to Earth to save a human in dire trouble…who just happens to be the phantom problem solver’s mortal enemy.