Ghost Ups Her Game
by Carolyn Hart

New York Times bestselling author Carolyn Hart’s warm-hearted sleuth returns in the ninth Bailey Ruth Ghost Novel, with a case that will test even her Heavenly powers.

After a busy morning dispatching emissaries from Heaven’s Department of Good Intentions to those in need, Bailey Ruth Raeburn is feeling flush with success. So when an urgent call for help comes through from her old hometown, she can’t resist taking on the mission herself. After all, what could go wrong?

With the shouted warning of her boss, Wiggins – “Irregular! Problematic!” – ringing in her ears, she arrives to face a shocking scene: Professor Iris Gallagher leaning over the corpse of her colleague Matt Lambert, the murder weapon clutched in her hand.

Bailey Ruth is only sent to help the innocent, but things are looking very black for Iris. With Wiggins breathing down her neck, and her old friend Police Chief Sam Cobb casting doubt on her every theory, Bailey Ruth must uncover the truth – or this could be the last trip to earth she’s ever allowed to make.


Delightful … Bailey Ruth’s concern for the vulnerable makes her a particularly endearing sleuth. Fans of paranormal cozies will be in heaven

Publishers Weekly

Amusing … A warmhearted traditional mystery that will appeal to fans of Nancy Atherton’s “Aunt Dimity” books

Library Journal

A charmer of a detective, a twisty mystery, and a feel-good story that’s balm for our troubled times

Kirkus Reviews

Cozy fans in search of otherworldly escape need look no further

Publishers Weekly on Ghost on the Case

Charming . . . Replete with relatable characters, this cleverly plotted tale will keep readers guessing until the end

Publishers Weekly on Ghost Times Two

Hart’s amusing and vivacious ghostly sleuth puts her invisibility, her gusto and her sharp mind to good use in her latest outing

Kirkus Reviews on Ghost Wanted

Fans of Sue Ann Jaffarian’s Ghost of Granny Apples series will also enjoy this entry in an amusing, clever series

Booklist on Ghost Gone Wild

The well-constructed plot offers an ample supply of red herrings. Fans of benign ghosts such as those in Blithe Spirit and Topper will find a lot to like

Publishers Weekly on Ghost Gone Wild

Carolyn Hart

Grand Master of Mystery Carolyn Hart is the New York Times bestselling author of over sixty novels of mystery and suspense, including the Death on Demand, Henrie O and Bailey Ruth series. Her books have won numerous prizes, including Agathas, Anthonys and Macavitys, and she has been personally honoured with the Lifetime Achievement Award from Malice Domestic and the Ridley Pearson Award for significant contributions to the mystery field. One of the founding members of Sisters in Crime, Hart lives in Tulsa and enjoys the company of a sweet brown tabby.

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Ghost Ups Her Game by Carolyn Hart is available in the following formats

Hardback978072789047430th April 2020147 X 225mm224£21.99
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