The Ghoul Next Door

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The Ghoul Next Door

A Ghost Hunter Mystery, #8

Psychic MJ Holliday’s hoping for some R&R when she and her crew return to Boston for a well-deserved hiatus from their tv show, Ghoul Getters- but fate has other ideas. Fate in the form of MJ’s ex, Dr. Steven Sable, who’s come to her for help. Seems his fiancée’s brother (he sure didn’t waste much time) is being haunted by a sinister spirit.

MJ and her crew set up surveillance cameras to observe the spook in action – but when he wanders outside and returns covered in blood in the wake of news of a young girl’s murder, there’s definitely cause for concern. Can MJ, Heath and Gilley outwit this vengeful spirit before Luke pays the ultimate price?

As always, Ms. Laurie’s mysteries are well plotted and well written. The resolution of the lingering feelings between MJ and her former flame is bittersweet, particularly after reading Laurie’s acknowledgement page at the beginning of the book. A bit darker than the others, but satisfying. I’d advise reading this one with all the lights ON. Four and a half paws! - Rocco LoTempio

Book Blurb for The Ghoul Next Door

On a well-deserved hiatus from the ghoulish grind of their TV show, Ghoul Getters, psychic medium M. J. Holliday, her boyfriend, Heath, and her best friend, Gilley, are back home in Boston. But there’s no rest for the weary ghost busters. M. J.’s ex comes to her for help?his fiancée’s brother Luke seems haunted by a sinister spirit.

The crew sets up surveillance cameras to watch for the possessive poltergeist while Luke is sleeping. But when he goes outside in the middle of the night and returns hours later covered in blood, they are all very concerned?especially when the news reports the murder of a young woman in the neighborhood.

Now M. J., Heath, and Gilley must remain self-possessed as they try to stop a wicked ghost whose behavior is anything but neighborly.

Night Owl Reviews Mar, 2014 4.50