When out of work graphic designer Verity Long accidentally traps a ghost on her property, she’s saddled with more than a supernatural sidekick—she gains the ability see spirits. It leads to an offer she can’t refuse from the town’s bad boy, the brother of her ex and the last man she should ever partner with.
In this cozy box set, murder’s afoot amidst Oakland’s zany collection of book collectors, the Bay Area’s underground feminist prostitution ring, the wealthy residents of woodsy Marin County, the glamorous and blood-sucking darlings of Hollywood, and the more mystical—psychic, really—world of teenage magic in Santa Barbara.
The Painting Murders
Ellie Batter, a gifted artist with a prophetic ability, paints her latest mural in blood. A vengeful killer denied justice marks her and all whom she loves as his latest targets. Racing against time, Ellie attempts to save her loved ones will being pursued by both a serial killer and the police. Will she prevent the mural’s horrific prophecy or is fate’s paint already dry?