This book is set in
Francisco in 1915.
The Panama-Pacific International Exposition is the backdrop for the
book. The plot is a serial murder
investigation surrounded by ghosts.
Delia Martin fled
Francisco after being plagued with ghosts. Her return to her home is due to the
insistence of a ghost. Delia doesn't
know why she sees ghosts and wonders why she can't communicate with them.
The setting is post
Francisco earthquake and that somber experience
carries through the book. The
exuberance of the time period is also featured. The author does a superb job in painting the
The mystery was well crafted with plenty of twists and turns. Delia finds help in a mystic, two detectives and her best friend in weathering the attentions of both a serial killer and a wealth of ghosts. She also finds herself emotionally attached and romantically inclined so there is a bit of a bite for each and every type of reader.
I highly recommend the book.
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