When Ophelia is hired by a woman to discover why the ghost of a hanged man manifests in her house with a strange book at his feet, she has no idea just how dangerous the case will be. The body count quickly rises as Ophelia tries to uncover the truth.
Author: Max McCoy
I confess I bought this book solely because the cover looked cool. Quoth the raven “nevermore”? I jolly well hoped it would. This novel is a paranormal mystery set in the Wild West with Gothic undertones. Ophelia Wylde, spiritual medium, is misidentified and then arrested by local attorney Sutton. He thinks she is Kate Bender, a serial murderer and spiritualist con artist. Quick-witted Ophelia may be guilty of scamming people with her spiritualism claptrap but she’s no murderer. She is exposed as a fraud after ‘talking’ to the ghost of a girl who isn’t actually dead but then the dead […]