Ghost Gone Wild

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Berkley Publishing Group, Oct 1, 2013 - Fiction - 320 pages
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Carolyn Hart's ?irresistible cozy sleuth”* is back?good-hearted ghost Bailey Ruth Raeburn just can't say no to an earthly rescue, even when maybe she should?

Bailey Ruth loves to return to earth as an emissary from Heaven's Department of Good Intentions. Problem is, she's a bit of a loose cannon as far as ghosts go?forgetting to remain invisible, alarming earthly creatures?so she's far from the top of department head Wiggins's go-to list for assignments.

That's why she's surprised when the Heaven-sent Rescue Express drops her off at a frame house on the outskirts of her old hometown, Adelaide, Oklahoma, where a young man is playing the drums. What kind of rescuing does he need?drum lessons? But when a window cracks and a rifle barrel is thrust inside, only Bailey Ruth's hasty intervention saves Nick Magruder from taking a bullet. When she materializes to reassure him, she finds she can't go back to vanishing. What gives?

It turns out she's been tricked by Nick's late aunt?Delilah Delahunt Duvall?to come to the young man's rescue, which means she isn't back on earth in service of the department. Wiggins has no idea where she is?and now she may be trapped in Adelaide forever. Unless she can help Aunt Dee snare the person who wants her nephew dead?

*Publishers Weekly

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User Review  - NewsieQ - LibraryThing

Bailey Ruth Raeburn has taken time off from Heaven in the past, but always on official assignment from Mr. Wiggins of the Department of Good Intentions. In Ghost Gone Wild, she’s sidetracked into an ... Read full review

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User Review  - Altarasabine - LibraryThing

I received this book through Goodreads First-reads. It is a part of the series featuring the character Baily Ruth. A ghost from Heaven who comes to earth on missions to help people. The story is a bit ... Read full review

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About the author (2013)

An accomplished master of mystery, Carolyn Hart is the author of fifty novels of mystery and suspense. Her books have won multiple Agatha, Anthony, and Macavity awards. One of the founders of Sisters in Crime, Hart lives in Oklahoma City, where she enjoys mysteries, walking in the park, and cats. She and her husband, Phil, serve as staff?cat owners will understand?to an orange tabby and brother and sister brown tabbies.

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