Friday, January 15, 2016

Book Review/Giveaway: A Ghoul's Guide to Love and Murder by Victoria Laurie

 Title: A Ghoul's Guide to Love and Murder
 Author: Victoria Laurie
 Series: A Ghost Hunter Mystery
 Publisher: Obsidian Mystery
 Format: Paperback
 Source: Received for review from Publisher
 Reviewed by: Marlene
 Star rating: 5 out of 5

 M.J. fresh from vacation is happier then ever. With Hollywood making one of her Ghoul Getters episodes into a feature film and her life taking a whole new direction nothing could be better. Till she gets back to Boston and finds Gilly loaned out a dangerous relic which holds not only a serial killer ghost but a demon too.

 As M.J. and Heath arrive at the museum to meet Gilly to get to the bottom of this and re-acquire the relic they are met with resistance with the Director, Phil Sullivan. After a confusing commotion three of them go back to M.J.s condo and try to work out why this happened. Soon there after Detective Olivera shows up at her door and it all gets worse the relic, a dagger was stolen and the Director is found dead.

 With Olivera viewing the three of them as suspects she is blinded by what is really going on around her. M.J. and Heath have no choice but to give her a front row seat to a very real haunting. They take her to an apartment building haunted by an elderly woman that doesn't like guests. After contact with a true ghost Olivera is now on their side and they can work together to solve who is behind the theft and murder.

 I loved the story, there is a lot more in the book then I could put in the summary above I just felt I couldn't without giving to much away. Within a few chapters I couldn't put it down M.J. and her gang find themselves at a great deal of disadvantages in the challenges they face but by sticking together as a team they give one hell of a fight. It was very enjoyable.


 Ms. Laurie writes great characters, I especially love M.J. and Gilly's relationship how they play off of each other. She even gives minor characters a much deserved life, like Olivera and Ayden. I also live how she brings past spooks into the story like Heath's ancestors and M.J.'s spirit guide Sam. Or the guest spot of my favorite Psychic Eye. And Doc is adorable too.

 FTC Disclosure Thank you to the publisher and/or author for providing us with a copy of this book for review.This did not influence our thoughts in any way. All the opinions of the book and review are honest and our own.

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 The giveaway closes at 12:00 am EST January 16th. Entries will not be counted after 12:00 am EST January 16th. The winner will be announced on the blog and Facebook Page and notified by email (don't forget to check your SPAM FOLDER)

29 comments:

  1. I love this series and how the characters have grown. Would love to win this new one. Thanks for the chance. poohwine1217@gmail.com

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  2. I really must get back to reading Victoria Laurie. grammyd01@comcast.net

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  3. Hurray another Victoria Laurie. Cheers@marjimmanor.com

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  4. So need to get started on the series. Lady(dot)Janel(at)hotmail(dot)co!m

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  5. I have enjoyed this series in the past, but have fallen behind! Thanks for the review, reminder and giveaway!
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  6. This author has long been on my TBRlist. Thanks for the giveaway.
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  7. Sounds like a fun read! Thanks for a chance to win a copy!
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  8. Thanks for this intriguing giveaway which I would enjoy. elliotbencan(at)hotmail(dot)com

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  9. I love all her books, but this is truly a fun series. I look forward to reading it, thanks for sharing your thoughts with us.
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  10. This series is great. Thanks for this feature and giveaway. saubleb(at)gmail(dot)com

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  11. Enjoyed reading about this book. Would love to win.
    Thanks for the chance.
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  12. Love this series.
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  13. This is a new series for me but sounds like a great read!
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  14. This is a new series and a new author for me would love to start reading as it sounds like such a great read! ptclayton2@aol.com

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  15. Sad when a wonderful series ends but then we can start at the beginning and read again.

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  16. This is a fun series and I know that somewhere on my shelves I own at least two of the titles. I'd love to add this one to that list.

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  17. This is a fun series and I know that somewhere on my shelves I own at least two of the titles. I'd love to add this one to that list.

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  18. I have read this series from the beginning and understand that this will be the last book. This has been one of my favorite series and authors. Thank you for the chance to win. doward1952@yahoo.com

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  19. Victoria's books are the bomb! Love her characterizations.

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  20. Sounds like fun! :-)
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  21. So sorry to hear that this will be the last installment of Victoria's series! I'd love to win a copy of A Ghouls Guide To Love and Murder. Thanks for the chance!
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  22. This looks like a fascinating series! Thanks for the opportunity!
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  23. Sounds like an interesting read. Thanks for the chance to win.

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  24. I really enjoy her other series. Thanks for the giveaway.
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  25. I'd love to receive a copy of this book! It looks intriguing!

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  26. I love this series. Christik311@gmail.com

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  27. I love this series and it just keeps getting better. Thank you for the review

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  28. I love this series and it just keeps getting better. Thank you for the review

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  29. Sniff, sniff, sniff---I hate to hear that this will be the last of this series.
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