Gem of A Ghost

Gem of A Ghost

Book - 2012
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Emma Whitecastle would rather spend time with her boyfriend than help Joanna Reid get rid of her husband's ghost. But when she finds out Joanna's daughter has broken her engagement and attempted suicide, Emma and Granny Apples are compelled to investigate.

The multifaceted mystery unfolds in Hollywood, where a vengeful spirit strikes too close for comfort as Emma and Granny unearth a clue hidden in a haunted diamond. When the case leads Emma and a suave stranger to the historic mining town of Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania, Emma must call upon a ghostly group of Molly Maguires to ease the pain of a century-old marriage gone bad.

Praise:

"Jaffarian's welcome third entry in her paranormal series sparkles as brilliantly as the story's haunted diamond."--Library Journal(starred review)

"Jaffarian's comic timing, seemingly simple plotting and perfectly pitched dialogue make this entry in the Granny Apples series a complete delight."--RT Book Reviews

"Award-winning author Jaffarian provides plot surprises and plenty of dark elements to texture this well-crafted cozy. Emma is a complicated heroine, and readers of Victoria Laurie and other paranormal suspense authors will be most pleased."--Booklist

"A sweet and sassy third Granny Apples mystery."--Publishers Weekly

Publisher: Woodbury, Minn. : Midnight Ink, [2012]
Edition: First edition.
Copyright Date: ©2012
ISBN: 9780738713816
Branch Call Number: JAF
Characteristics: 317 pages : portrait ; 21 cm.

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LSS10
Nov 23, 2016

Great Series!

librarylin19 May 27, 2014

I just discovered this author and series and am glad I did. Light mystery story with a bit of humour and romance thrown in. The story being based on a real haunted jail made it much more intriguing. This is the third in the series, so I plan to go back and read the others, but it doesn't matter to the plot of the book; any important information is provided to the reader.

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deb56
Jun 13, 2013

Another great book. Each one gets better. Emma has to find out if a ring is haunted and if so why. This book has ghosts, mystery, romance and is somewhat darker than the other two books. Makes for a good book that I recommend if you like the paranormal mixed with history and mystery

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LauraReynolds
Jan 08, 2013

I enjoyed this addition to the Granny Apples series however (without giving too much away) it also broke my heart just a little bit. I am looking forward to the next book in the series.

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