Monday, August 31, 2015

Book Review: A Ghostly Murder 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

Tonya is back with another great book in the Ghostly Southern Mysteries series!

 A Ghostly Murder cover


Emma Lee raines knows there's only one cure for a bad case of murder
I told you I was sick, reads the headstone above Mamie Sue Preston's grave. She was the richest woman in Sleepy Hollow, Kentucky, and also the biggest hypochondriac. Ironic, considering someone killed her—and covered it up perfectly. And how does Emma Lee, proprietor of the Eternal Slumber Funeral Home, know all this? Because Mamie Sue's ghost told her, that's how. And she's offering big bucks to find the perp.
The catch is, Mamie Sue was buried by the Raines family's archrival, Burns Funeral Home. Would the Burnses stoop to framing Emma Lee's granny? With an enterprising maid, a penny-pinching pastor, and a slimy Lexington lawyer all making a killing off Mamie Sue's estate, Emma Lee needs a teammate—like her dreamboat boyfriend, Sheriff Jack Henry Ross. Because with millions at stake, snooping around is definitely bad for Emma Lee's health.


This follow up to A Ghostly Demise finds Emma Lee dealing with the fall out of her grandmother loosing the mayorship to their funeral home rival, Burns. And his sister coming home to run the funeral home and stir up the town. And then suddenly her life is turned upside down with not 1 but 2 ghosts to help, a boyfriend who has a serious decision to make and a sister who may not be on her side after all. Is it too much for Emma Lee to handle? Never, when you have as much grit and temerity as she dues, who else could survive 'funeral fever' as well as she has? This is another fun entry into the 

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!


  1. That sounds like a great book. Thanks for sharing your review. Have a terrific Monday.

  2. Seems like such a fun premise. Thanks for the review, will have to check it out!

  3. This sounds like an edge of your seat book.


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