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The Ghost and the Haunted PortraitThe Ghost and the Haunted Portrait, the latest Haunted Bookshop Mystery by husband and wife team Cleo Coyle.

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The Ghost and the Haunted Portrait

The Ghost and the Haunted Portrait

Bookshop owner Penelope Thornton-McClure and her gumshoe ghost team up to solve the stunning mystery at the heart of a madwoman’s self-portrait in this all new installment from New York Times bestselling author Cleo Coyle.

While gathering a collection of vintage book cover paintings for a special event in her quaint Rhode Island bookshop, Penelope discovers a spooky portrait of a beautiful woman, one who supposedly went mad, according to town gossip.

Seymour, the local mailman, falls in love with the haunting image and buys the picture, refusing to part with it, even as fatal accidents befall those around it. Is the canvas cursed? Or is something more sinister at work?

For answers, Pen turns to an otherworldly source: Jack Shepard, PI. Back in the 1940s, Jack cracked a case of a killer cover artist, and (to Pen’s relief) his spirit is willing to help her solve this mystery, even if he and his license did expire decades ago.

The Ghost and the Haunted Portrait (Haunted Bookshop Mystery)
Cozy Mystery
7th in Series
Publisher: Berkley (May 4, 2021)
Mass Market Paperback: 336 pages
ISBN-10: 0425251861
ISBN-13: 978-0425251867
Digital ASIN: B08274WCLM

To buy The Ghost and the Haunted Portrait, click on the following links: Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Kobo, Google Play & IndieBound


Cleo Coyle

The Ghost and the Haunted Portrait

Cleo Coyle – Alice Alfonsi – Marc Cerasini

CLEO COYLE is a pseudonym for Alice Alfonsi, writing in collaboration with her husband, Marc Cerasini.

Both are New York Times bestselling authors of the long-running Coffeehouse Mysteries—now celebrating eighteen years in print. They are also authors of the nationally bestselling Haunted Bookshop Mysteries, previously written under the pseudonym Alice Kimberly.

Alice has worked as a journalist in Washington, D.C., and New York, and has written popular fiction for adults and children.

A former magazine editor, Marc has authored espionage thrillers and nonfiction for adults and children.

Alice and Marc are also both bestselling media tie-in writers who have penned properties for Lucasfilm, NBC, Fox, Disney, Imagine, and MGM. They live and work in New York City, where they write independently and together.

To learn more about Cleo Coyle, click on the name, photo, or any of the following links: Free NewsletterFacebook, Twitter, BookBubGoodreadsInstagram


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Elena Taylor is the author of All We Buried, available now in print, e-book, and audio book format at all your favorite on-line retailers. And don’t forget many independent bookstores can order books for you and have them shipped to your home or for curbside pickup.

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Foreword INDIE Award Finalist, Best Mystery 2020

Recent Comments

  • Cleo Coyle
    May 13, 2021 - 5:46 am · Reply

    Greetings, Elena – Thank you so much for the lovely spotlight on our new Haunted Bookshop Mystery. Cheers for helping us welcome our Jack and Pen back to sleuthing again. 🙂 ~ Cleo

  • Kay Garrett
    May 14, 2021 - 6:00 am · Reply

    Thank you for being part of the book tour for “The Ghost and the Haunted Portrait”. This book is most definitely on my TBR list and I can’t wait for the opportunity to read it.

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