Chelsea Quinn Yarbro's Living Spectres: A Chesterton Holte, Gentleman Haunt Mystery PDF

By Chelsea Quinn Yarbro

Philadelphia, 1924

It’s been 3 months given that crime reporter Poppy Thornton was once left to die in an deserted warehouse by way of her cousin Stacy, leader suspect in a excessive society homicide. Rescued via the short taking into account Chesterton Holte—her “gentleman haunt”—and Police Inspector J.B. Loring, Poppy is decided to get the genuine tale and notice justice performed. yet Stacy has fled Philadelphia with the widow of the fellow he's accused of murdering, and now a global manhunt is on for the suspected conspirators. As that seek maintains, Poppy, Holte, and Loring have a brand new secret: the disappearance of GAD Pearce, 18 year-old inheritor to the Pearce fortune, who has vanished whereas traveling via jap Europe. The suspects diversity from the younger man’s jealous siblings to a mysterious cult of Armenian refugees.

Once back Holte makes use of his ghostly powers to discover solutions and cross on what he learns to Poppy— who needs to then alert Loring with out revealing her otherworldly source.

Is GAD nonetheless alive? Can Poppy maintain her activity regardless of social conference, the disdain of her male colleagues, and the damaging charm she feels to Loring? Will the professionals reach monitoring Stacy down? What’s particularly happening at the back of the closed doorways of the politicians and bankers who run the town and the state?

And because the look for fact takes Poppy and Holte deeper right into a wooded area of darkish secrets and techniques and professional corruption, who will die next?

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