Book Review-The Halloween House (A Tess and Tilly Cozy Mystery Book 4) -Kathi Daly | Miki's Hope

Book Review-The Halloween House (A Tess and Tilly Cozy Mystery Book 4) -Kathi Daly

Tuesday, September 4, 2018

Where I grew up there was definitely one of these old houses--it stood on a hill surrounded by fields where we used to gather to play. Not too many people ventured inside--I certainly didn't. Eventually the town took it down and an elementary school was built in the lower fields--the rest of the property is now Town Houses--the fields are gone much to my sorrow. I'm not aware of any nefarious happenings in that old house--but then one never knows. Just read what might have gone on in another OLD house that had stayed vacant for many years. The original inhabitants were all dead and buried--other family members wanted nothing to do with it--so there it stood.

Of course being a small town--everyone wanted to know about Jordon Westlake--who inherited the house and actually planned on staying there and renovating it. Luckily for him he was the friendly sort--so when he happened upon a skeleton in one of the closets--he had more then a couple of people ready and willing to help him solve the mystery!

About the Book: (from Amazon)

Every town has one. The big old house which has stood empty for so long that no one really remembers anyone living there. The iconic subject of lore and folktales which hints at supernatural occurrences, tragedy, and family curses, that can be neither confirmed nor denied. For the town of White Eagle Montana the house that served as the subject of ghostly stories by the campfire was a huge old mansion built more than fifty years ago by a wealthy industrialist as a summer home for his wife and five children. The house, void of love and laughter, served as a sort of luxury prison far away from the hustle and bustle of Hartford Harrington’s full and busy life in San Francisco.

Structurally, Harrington House had weathered the long winters and hot summers of northern Montana. It had endured long after every one of those five children had been buried in the little family cemetery at the edge of the huge estate. I’m really not sure why the place was never sold, or even lived in, by whichever Harrington relation inherited the place, but after the summer Houston Harrington jumped from the third floor window to the concrete bricks of the veranda below, not a single Harrington or Harrington heir had set foot in the place.

Until now.

When Jordan Westlake inherits the house from his mother, he decides to break tradition and take up residence. He expected that the renovation on the old mansion would be an expensive and time consuming endeavor, what he didn't expect to find was a skeleton in his closet. Literally.

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About the Author: (from Amazon)

USA Today Bestselling Author of the Zoe Donovan cozy Mystery Series, Tj Jensen Paradise Lake Mystery series, Whales and Tails Island Mysteries, Sand and Sea Hawaiian Mysteries, Writers Retreat Southern Seashore Mysteries, Rescue Alaska Paranormal Mysteries, Tess and Tilly Cozy Mysteries, and Seacliff High Teen Cozy Mystery Series.

Come for the murder, stay for the romance.

Kathi lives in the beautiful alpine community of Lake Tahoe with her husband Ken. When she's not writing she enjoys hanging out on the beach with her children and grandchildren. During the summer she enjoys hiking, kayaking, mountain biking, wakeboarding, and sunset cruises on the lake. During the winter she enjoys cross country skiing, snowshoeing, and curling up by a fire with a good book.

Kathi uses her mountain home as inspiration for her books, all which include appearances by the wildlife she shares her life with.

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