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  • Published: 18 October 2018
  • ISBN: 9780425237458
  • Imprint: Berkley
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 304
  • RRP: $13.99

The Ghost And The Bogus Bestseller

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Penelope Thornton-McClure and her bookshop's ghost-in-residence Jack Shepard are back on a new case in this delightful paranormal mystery from New York Times bestselling author Cleo Coyle. A big bestseller leads to small town trouble.

Bookshop owner Penelope Thornton-McClure didn't believe in ghosts, until she was haunted by the hard-boiled spirit of 1940s private investigator Jack Shepard. Now Jack is back on the job, and Pen is eternally grateful . . .

After an elegant new customer has a breakdown in her shop, Penelope suspects there is something bogus behind the biggest bestseller of the year. This popular potboiler is so hot that folks in her tiny Rhode Island town are dying to read it-literally. First one customer turns up dead, followed by another mysterious fatality connected to the book, which Pen discovers is more than just fiction. Now, with the help of her gumshoe ghost, Pen must solve the real-life cold case behind the bogus bestseller before the killer closes the book on her.

  • Pub date: 18 October 2018
  • ISBN: 9780425237458
  • Imprint: Berkley
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 304
  • RRP: $13.99

About the Author

Cleo Coyle

Cleo Coyle is a pseudonym for Alice Alfonsi, writing in collaboration with her husband, Marc Cerasini. Both are New York Times bestselling authors of The Coffeehouse Mysteries, now celebrating over ten years in print. Alice and Marc are also bestselling media tie-in writers who have penned properties for Lucasfilm, NBC, Fox, Disney, Imagine, and MGM. They live and work in New York City, where they write independently and together, including the national bestselling Haunted Bookshop Mysteries.

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Praise for The Ghost And The Bogus Bestseller

“Jack and Pen are a terrific duo who prove that love can transcend anything”

The Mystery Reader

“I highly recommend the complete series”

Spinetingler Magazine

“A charming, funny, and quirky mystery starring a suppressed widow and a stimulating ghost”

Midwest Book Review

“The plot is marvelous, the writing is top-notch”

Cozy Library

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