Ghost Image
by Ellen Crosby

Political intrigue, greed, betrayal and a high-stakes race against a killer: Photojournalist Sophie Medina is back with a bang

Freelance photojournalist Sophie Medina has photographed world leaders, popes and international peace talks. Tonight, the focus of her lens are the 120 guests at a glittering society engagement party in Washington: billionaires, politicians, exiled European royalty . . . and Sophie’s old friend Brother Kevin Boyle, controversial environmentalist and Franciscan friar. Rumors are flying about a project that Kevin is working on. A project that could be worth millions, if it falls into the wrong hands.

So when Kevin’s body is discovered the next day in his monastery’s magnificent gardens, Sophie’s convinced his death is no accident – even though no else seems to agree.

What secrets was Kevin keeping, that were enough to kill for? Sophie embarks on an international treasure hunt that takes her from the US Capitol to London. But with time running out, and a suspect list made up of the rich and powerful, can she find the truth before Kevin’s killer finds her?

The second Sophie Medina mystery, following Multiple Exposure, is a great choice for readers who like fearless female sleuths and international intrigue.


“Intriguing . . . Compelling”

Publishers Weekly

“Sophie is a tough, relatable heroine, and with her unconventional job—not to mention her ex-spy husband—this makes for a breezy read with just the right amount of thrills”

Library Journal

“A solid, scenic mystery”


“A quick-moving mystery with a wealth of fascinating material”

Kirkus Reviews

“A must-read”

Katherine Neville: New York Times and #1 internationally bestselling author

Ghost Image has all my favorite elements--a strong and talented heroine in Sophie Medina, well-drawn and believable characters, fascinating science and history, a wonderful sense of place, and a thrilling race to find a killer and save a world-changing secret. A great read!”

Deborah Crombie, New York Times bestselling author

Ellen Crosby

Ellen Crosby is a former reporter for the Washington Post, foreign correspondent for ABC News Radio and economist at the U.S. Senate. She has spent many years overseas in Europe, but now lives in Virginia with her husband. She is the author of the Wine Country mysteries and the Sophie Medina mysteries.

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Ghost Image by Ellen Crosby is available in the following formats

Paperback97814483086201st February 2022140 X 215mm272$17.95
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