With Mayor Beau accused of abuse of power and facing federal indictment, a relentless curse after her unborn nephew, and a moody, uncommunicative spirit in her room, reluctant ghost-helper Graciela Harper figures she’s got enough on her plate.
The universe, as usual, figures otherwise.
On a girls trip to Charleston that’s meant to give Beau some space and cheer up her cousin, Amelia, a second ghost follows Gracie back to Heron Creek.
As she digs into the mystery behind the Whistling Doctor of Dueler’s Alley, things at home go from bad to worse. Leo’s not talking to her, Amelia’s depression is putting her health at risk, and Beau…well, maybe he’s not as innocent as Gracie always believed.
All that takes a back seat when Gracie’s run off the road on her way back from a research trip, forcing her to face the possibility that her ghost’s secrets might not be about harmless lost love after all. In fact, he’s been the only person aware of certain documents for over two hundred years, and if Gracie helps unearth them she might find herself trapped underground…permanently.
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Not Quite True
I read the entire series in 3 days. Absolutely loved it.
Good series to read
Enjoyed reading this... writer describes well and easy to visualize characters, settings, etc without being boring.
I love this series. Lyla does a terrific job relaying historical details,developing the characters,and describing details of a small southern town. Gracie is such a a great character. I love her sassy attitude, sarcastic comebacks and willingness to stand up and fight for what who and what she believes in. She is growing throughout the series and accepting her role as the helper of ghosts. I love all the characters and any glimpse or insight of them I can get.
Her relationship with Beau is being put to the test, with him being indicted. Her other relationships are also under strain with various issues. This book is more emotional and deals with some difficult issues.
I loved the history of the ghosts that are present in Gracie's life during this book.And the mystery, or should I say mysteries, will leave you guessing until the reveal. My heart was in my throat when it all went down.