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The Book of Beloved - Carolyn Haines
The Book of Beloved
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As a young woman widowed by World War I, Raissa James is no stranger to ghosts. But when an invitation arrives from Caoin House, her uncle’s estate in Mobile, Alabama, she’s finally ready to cast off the shadows of her past. And what better way to do so than with a grand party in her honor? An... show more
As a young woman widowed by World War I, Raissa James is no stranger to ghosts. But when an invitation arrives from Caoin House, her uncle’s estate in Mobile, Alabama, she’s finally ready to cast off the shadows of her past. And what better way to do so than with a grand party in her honor? An aspiring authoress, Raissa’s eager to soak up more of life—and immerse herself in the dark history that haunts the estate.

But the revelries come to an abrupt end when one of her uncle’s guests takes a deadly plunge. And when a ghost from the property’s past, a Confederate soldier, reveals himself to Raissa, she’s more determined than ever to get to the heart of the mysterious deaths that plague Caoin House. Enlisting the help of Reginald Proctor, a self-proclaimed medium, she holds a séance to shed light on old secrets. But she discovers that some secrets, even those long dead, still have a startling hold on the living.…
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781503938069 (1503938069)
Publisher: Thomas & Mercer
Pages no: 319
Edition language: English
Series: Pluto's Snitch (#1)
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Murder by Death
Murder by Death rated it
3.5 Book of Beloved (Pluto's Snitch, #1)
I'm a big fan of Carolyn Haines' Sarah Booth Delaney mysteries, so I was excited to see that she was starting a new historical mystery series, but said excitement was tempered by the fact that she was publishing with Thomas & Mercer for this one, not St. Martin's. I have no idea why St. Martin's d...
It's a Mad Mad World
It's a Mad Mad World rated it
4.0 The Book of Beloved by Carolyn Haines
As a young woman widowed by World War I, Raissa James is no stranger to ghosts. But when an invitation arrives from Caoin House, her uncle’s estate in Mobile, Alabama, she’s finally ready to cast off the shadows of her past. And what better way to do so than with a grand party in her honor? An aspir...
debbiekrenzer
debbiekrenzer rated it
#THEBOOKOFBELOVED When I first started reading this book, I thought Carolyn Haines and no Sarah Booth Delaney? How can that be. Very shortly into the story, I found myself intrigued and mesmerized and wasn't even thinking about poor Sarah.This was an excellent ghost story. I spent most of the time ...
Carole720
Carole720 rated it
A great start to a new series by one of my favorite Southern writers, Carolyn Haines. This book is loaded with twists and turns and history and paranormal elements. Ms Haines never ceases to amaze me with her ability to keep the reader on the edge of their seat while reading some of the best in Sout...
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