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Image of Ghost of a Gamble (A Ghost of Granny Apples)

This is a charming continuation of the Ghost of Granny Apples Mystery series featuring a psychic medium as our sleuth. Set in Las Vegas, the mystery is colorful and intriguing as it deals with old mobsters, casino heists and lost money. Unceasing action and a hint of a romantic rivalry complete this enjoyable paranormal mystery.

Medium Emma Whitecastle and her sidekick, ghost Granny Apples, head to Las Vegas when her friend’s mother, former showgirl Dolly, requests her assistance. Dolly is convinced the young toddler in her care is seeing the ghost of an old Vegas mobster. In Dolly’s house, Emma hears a strange voice whisper, “Did Nemo’s boys send you?” Emma knows Dolly is hiding something. When Dolly goes missing, Emma, Granny Apples and the rest of the gang must work fast to uncover the secrets of old Vegas including a botched casino robbery, hidden money and the real reason a dead wise guy won’t let things rest. (PRIME CRIME, Apr., 304 pp., $7.99)
Reviewed by: 
Sandra Martin