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Murder on the House

Murder on the House

#3 in the Haunted Home Renovation Series

Bed and Breakfast...with a side of ghosts.

Since word has spread that contractor Mel Turner can communicate with the spirits of the dead, it's been difficult to maintain a low profile. She embraces her new reputation, however, for the chance to restore an historic house in San Francisco's Castro District. The new owners, who hope to run a haunted B&B, want Mel to encourage the ghosts that supposedly roam the halls to enhance the paranormal charm.

The catch: Mel has to spend one night in the house to win the project. But during the spine-chilling sleepover, the estate gains another spectral inhabitant—when someone doesn't survive the night. And as Mel tries to coax the resident spirits into revealing the identity of the killer, she risks becoming the next casualty of this dangerous renovation.

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Penguin Group, Mass Market Paperback (December 2012), ISBN-13: 9780451238849


"...take a strong heroine who doesn't pretend to be fearless, and an offbeat cast of characters, add a pinch of humor, and toss in history of the San Francisco area. That's the recipe for an entertaining mystery."
   —Lesa's Book Critiques

"Juliet Blackwell splendidly synthesizes sass, spooks, and supernatural in Murder on the House. In fact, Blackwell had me all hammered up and heading off to Home Depot to grab some tools."

"This book read like a charm. Juliet Blackwell has a knack for weaving supernatural and mysterious elements into a beautiful story that the reader just cannot put down."
   —Girl Lost in a Book

"Murder on the House is a winning combination of cozy mystery, architectural history and DIY with a ghost story thrown in, and somehow manages not to feel overstuffed."
   —The Mystery Reader