Friday, August 14, 2015

Book Review: A Ghostly Demise by Tonya Kappes




Disclosure / Disclaimer: I received this ebook, free of charge,from Witness, via Edelweiss, for review purposes on this blog. No other compensation, monetary or in kind, has been received or implied for this post. Nor was I told how to post about it


This new book is coming out on the 25th!


A Ghostly Demise cover


Synopsis:


The prodigal father returns-but this ghost is no holy spirit.

When she runs into her friend’s deadbeat dad at the local deli, undertaker Emma Lee Raines can’t wait to tell Mary Anna Hardy that he’s back in Sleepy Hollow, Kentucky, after five long years. Cephus Hardy may have been the town drunk, but he didn’t disappear on an epic bender like everyone thought: He was murdered. And he’s heard that Emma Lee’s been helping lost souls move on to that great big party in the sky.

Why do ghosts always bother Emma Lee at the worst times? Her granny’s mayoral campaign is in high gear, a carnival is taking over the Town Square, and her hunky boyfriend, Sheriff Jack Henry Ross, is stuck wrestling runaway goats. Besides, Cephus has no clue whodunit… unless it was one of Mrs. Hardy’s not-so-secret admirers. All roads lead Emma Lee to that carnival-and a killer who isn’t clowning around.


Review

This is book 3 in the Ghostly Southern Mystery series, and a wickedly funny entry! Once again Tonya keeps you glued to the pages, unable to put down this wonderfully witty read, until the last page is turned. Consider it your secret vice, while the kids are at school all day! the key to all the characters is once phrase "Southern quirky", add in small town gossips and secrets, a hunky sheriff for Emma's boyfriend, some sibling rivalry, and you have the mix for a charming read. Add in a decent mystery and a surprise suspect, and you have another winning novel from Tonya. Do NOT miss this one!



About the Author

Tonya Kappes has written more than fifteen novels and four novellas, all of which have graced numerous bestseller lists including USA Today. Best known for stories charged with emotion and humor and filled with flawed characters, her novels have garnered reader praise and glowing critical reviews. She lives with her husband, two very spoiled schnauzers, and one ex-stray cat in northern Kentucky. Now that her boys are teenagers, Tonya writes full-time but can be found at all of her guys’ high school games with a pencil and paper in hand.Be sure to check out her website, Tonyakappes.comher Facebook, Twitter, blog and newsletter!

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