Release Day: Once Upon a Ghost (Murder by Design #3) by Erin McCarthy

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Once Upon a Ghost 

Erin McCarthy 

Murder by Design Book 3 

Release Date: October 10, 2017 

With Bailey Burke’s design and staging business booming- it turns out tangling with a serial killer is the best advertising ever- she has no time to lament her lack of love life, or wonder where her dead friend Ryan’s ghost has gone. She hasn’t seen him in months, but when she finds a body in a home she’s been hired to stage she’s hounded by the dead man’s ghost.

Having been a medium before, this guy is by far the most irritating ghost she’s ever met, with his constant need to talk over her and flick pennies at her head. Without Ryan to guide her, she’s on her own to figure out what the dead man needs from her. On top of all that, cop Jake Marner is back in her life, ostensibly to protect her, but mostly to confuse her as to whether they are dating or not.

Before she can say “Put It Where?” Bailey finds herself immersed in mob dealings, the secret world of male-only sweat baths, and double dealings. When another body turns up, there is no doubt that she’s in over her head, again.

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USA Today and New York Times Bestselling author Erin McCarthy first published in 2002 and has since written over seventy novels and novellas in teen fiction, new adult romance, paranormal, and contemporary romance. Erin is a RITA finalist and an ALA Reluctant Young Reader award recipient, and is both traditionally and indie published. 

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 Erin McCarthy has graciously offered up a digital copy of Once Upon a Ghost to one lucky winner of Angel’s Guilty Pleasures

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9 comments on “Release Day: Once Upon a Ghost (Murder by Design #3) by Erin McCarthy

  1. It’s been a while since I read her. One day I’ll get back to them 🙂
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    • I haven’t read her, but this series sounds fun and interesting. I’m trying to branch out. Mystery stories do sound enticing.

  2. Sounds like a cute read! Shared on all my socials!!

    • It does sound good. Thank’s for sharing!

  3. I didn’t realize there were three books in this series. I love cozy mysteries and Erin has been on my romance author list to read.

    • This series sounds enjoyable. I’ve only read a few cozy mysteries. Glad to let you know their are 3 out in the series now and good luck in the giveaway!

      • Thanks.

  4. This look like fun. Not often murder is good for business 🙂
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    • Nope murder is not often good for business ^_^. This does look like fun. Good luck in the giveaway!