Series: A Bailey Ruth Ghost Novel (Book 5)
Publisher: Berkley (October 6, 2015)
Genre: Cozy Mystery
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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…
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Hart's early memories of huge black headlines in the newspapers led her to major in journalism and work briefly as a reporter before turning to fiction. She is the author of 36 mysteries. In LETTER FROM HOME, she explores the impact of a crime on a small Oklahoma town in the summer of 1944 and on the life of 13-year-old Gretchen Gilman.
LETTER FROM HOME was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize by the Oklahoma Center for Poets and Writers and was named a Best Book of 2003 by Publishers Weekly.
An accomplished master of mystery, Carolyn Hart is the author of twenty-one previous Death on Demand novels. Her books have won multiple Agatha, Anthony, and Macavity Awards. She is also the creator of the Henrie O series, featuring a retired reporter, and the Bailey Ruth series, starring an impetuous, redheaded ghost. One of the founders of Sisters in Crime, Hart lives in Oklahoma City.
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