Reviews for The Perfectly Proper Paranormal Museum

Library Journal
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Madelyn Koslowski returns to San -Benedetto, CA, to lick her wounds after her career goes down the tubes. She is well and truly snared when she agrees to run temporarily the Paranormal Museum (for a few weeks) because her friend Adele -Nakamoto wants to open a tea room. Then the deceased body of Christy -Huntington turns up inside the museum and things begin to look really bad for the two women. It seems Christy was responsible for ruining Adele's life, and Maddie might have made a few threatening statements to Christy on Adele's behalf. Therefore, Maddie juggles her overly concerned family and her new job, and, oh yeah, there might be a haunting or two at the museum. VERDICT The author of the "Metaphysical Detective" books launches a delightful new series with this humorous cozy. Mystery buffs who like Rose Pressey or Victoria Laurie will be enchanted by the engaging Maddie. © Copyright 2016. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.


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Maddie Kosloski, the narrator of this diverting series debut from Weiss (The Hoodoo Detective), plans to spruce up the museum side of Chuck's Chicken Shack and Paranormal Museum in her hometown of San Benedetto, Calif., while her friend Adele Nakamoto transforms the chicken side into a tea house. When Maddie and Adele spot a dead woman sprawled in the passage connecting the museum and the shack, the body turns out to be that of the cheat-mate of Adele's former fiancé, and Adele is arrested for murder. Dieter Finkielkraut, Adele's contractor, has some explaining to do, as Maddie discovers, particularly about his constant flow of on-the-job visitors. Meanwhile, Maddie has to contend with the members of the ghost-hunters group who meet in the museum, as well as nasty Laurel Hammer, one of the detectives investigating the murder, who has bullied Maddie since their early school years. Humor, hints of romance, and twists and turns galore elevate this cozy about the average. (Mar.) © Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved.

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