New York Times bestseller Angie Fox celebrates 5 years of the Southern Ghost Hunter series with a limited edition boxed set of the first three stories in the series, along with never-before-seen additional content, including deleted scenes, original art, an inside look at the characters, and a behind-the-scenes peek at how the series came together.
When out of work graphic designer Verity Long accidentally traps a ghost on her property, she’s saddled with more than a supernatural sidekick—she gains the ability see spirits. It leads to an offer she can’t refuse from the town’s bad boy, the brother of her ex and the last man she should ever partner with.
A Ghostly Gift
Verity Long doesn't want to see ghosts, and she'd rather not let anyone know her little secret, either. But when a restless spirit stirs up trouble in her friend's resale shop, Verity and her very new, very dead gangster friend team up to learn what is really happening.
The Skeleton in the Closet
A haunted library is no place for a girl who can see ghosts, but when Verity Long stumbles on a dead body in the middle of the main reading room, she has to believe someone…even a dead someone…must have witnessed the crime.
*This edition contains never-before-seen material and will be available for a limited time.
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I can't believe it's been 5 years since this story came alive! I'm so happy it did and it was so nice to make a re-read about Verity, Lucy, Ellis, and Frankie along to celebrate their 5-year anniversary. I loved to revisit how everything started and to know all those tidbits about Verity's house and the deleted scenes. It's nice to remember where everything came from and to know Angie's view of things.
I have to say if you're new to the series, this is the perfect way to start! It's the beginning and it has the first two novels and one novella. A quick recap of what you can find: (1) Southern Spirits = Verity Long has lost almost everything she has, all on the hands of the mother of her awful ex-fiance and it's on the verge of losing her grandmother's house when by accident she traps a ghost on the property (Frankie) and gains a gangster sidekick that lends her the ability to see spirits. With this new supernatural power, she gets a 'job' that could help her save her house working with Ellis, brother of the nasty ex, which could mean more trouble that she wanted in the first place. (1.5) A Ghostly Gift = Verity doesn't want to see ghosts, much less to let anyone know she actually does, but when a friend has some paranormal problems at her shop she teams up with her gangster friend to help those in need. (2) The Skeleton in the Closet = Verity is helping out her sister at the library with a display when she uncovers a dead body in the middle fo the main reading room. Inadvertently she puts herself in the middle of the investigation and under the killer sights.
The bonus at the very end of the book includes a floor plan of Verity's house, an image of the whole property, 5 deleted scenes, previous versions of the art cover and preview of the next book on the series!!
I have to say I loved it all. It's a nice addition to my library and can't wait to know more tidbits and obviously about our beloved characters!
what a great anniversary present!
Southern Ghost Hunter Series: 5th Anniversary Special Edition by Angie Fox is Delightful! Ms. Fox has included diagrams of Verity's home in Sugarland and some deleted scenes from the series.
These first three books are a reader's introduction into the ghost hunting advenature's of Verity Long, who knows how to show her southern charm to the living and all the ghosts she encounters. The mysteries are fun and light-hearted, the ghosts range from terrifying to sweet and kind, and Verity's life is very interesting. She meets all sorts of ghostly characters, some scary and some humorous. She handles each situation with Grace and style.
This anniversary edition has the first few books and lots of extras that are entertaining and enlightening. From a floor plan of Verity’s historical home, to deleted scenes and the creation of the covers, the extra content is an appealing collection that you won’t want to miss. This is the perfect anniversary addition!
Wonderful read or reread
I’ve never been one to read a book twice. However, rereading Angie Fox’s first three books in the Southern Ghost Hunter Series was a JOY. It was almost like a reunion with old friends. New ghost hunter, Verity, her ghostly sidekick, Frankie, Verity’s sweet pet skunk, Lucy and Verity’s new sweetheart, Ellis ‘where it all started’ stories.
They, along with a supporting cast of very interesting heroes, villains, and everyday ‘folks’, form an exciting, mystery-packed, and entertaining story line that’s well written and none are composed by formula.
Reading the extras in this edition was really icing on the cake of the most excellent Southern Ghost Hunter Series. Now I’m off to reread them all because they're so good!