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Angela Panther Mystery Series by Carolyn Ridder Aspenson

Carolyn Ridder Aspenson writes the Angela Panther Mystery series which is set in Georgia. It features Angela Panther, a seemingly normal housewife who wakes up one morning to discover that she can see dead people. More specifically she can see her recently deceased mother.

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 Aunt Dimity Series by Nancy Atherton

When Lori Shepherd was a little girl she used to lie in bed at night with a stuffed rabbit named Reginald and listen to her mother's stories of the indomitable Aunt Dimity, who lived in far-off England. But now Lori is a newly divorced, down-on-her-luck grownup, her mother is dead, and Lori's...

Bailey Ruth Raeburn Series by Carolyn Hart

Bailey Ruth Raeburn — who happens to be dead. Bailey Ruth has been sent back to her own home town of Adelaide, Oklahoma, to protect people facing serious dangers. As much as Bailey Ruth loves being with her husband in Heaven — she is thrilled to be able to return to a beloved place where she had...

Beaufont & Company by Mary Stanton

After inheriting her uncle's Savannah, Ga., law practice Brianna Winston Beaufort helps dead people resolve mysteries.

Bittersweet Hollow Mystery  by Annie Irvin

Annie Irvin (aka Liz Elder) and her sister Rae Sanders write the Bittersweet Hollow Mystery series which started in 2013 and is set in the Midwest. It features Olivia Waterford who is selling her beautiful old bed and breakfast, the Bittersweet Inn. It also features young couple--Mead and Alice...

Country Cooking School Mystery Series by Paige Shelton

This series which takes place in Missouri and started in January 2012. It features Betts and her Grandmother (Gram) who runs the Gram's Country Cooking School. There is a paranormal / ghost slant to this series.

Destiny Bay Mystery Series J.D. Winters

J.D. Winters writes the Destiny Bay Mystery series which started in 2014 and is set in California. It features Hawaiian girl Mele Keahi who moves from Los Angeles to Destiny Bay, CA after she loses her job and her boyfriend. Mele and her aunt can see ghosts who help Mele solve crimes.

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Dulcie Schwartz Mystery Series by Clea Simon

Clea Simon writes the Dulcie Schwartz Mystery Series which started in 2009 and is set in Cambridge, Massachusetts. It features graduate student, Dulcie Schwartz and her deceased cat Mr. Grey. Twentysomething Dulcie Schwartz is a doctoral student at Harvard, struggling to find a thesis topic,...

Family Skeleton Mystery Series by Leigh Perry

Leigh Perry writes the Family Skeleton Mystery series which started in September 2013 and is set in . It features Georgia Thackery who unwillingly moves back into her parents’ house with her teenage daughter. But when she got a job at the local college, it seemed the sensible thing to do. So...

Garcia Girls Mystery Series by Liz Lipperman

Liz Lipperman aka Liz Roth writes the Garcia Girls Mystery (formerly Dead Sister Talking Mystery) series which started in May 2013 and is set in Texas. It features Savannah television personality Elaina Garcia who returns to Vineyard, Texas when she learns of her estranged sister Tessa's death...

Ghost Dusters Mystery Series Wendy Roberts

Wendy Roberts writes the Ghost Dusters Mystery Series which started in 2007 and takes place in Washington. It features Sadie Novak, a professional crime scene cleaner and amateur medium. And if wiping up after murders weren’t spooky enough, she can also see and talk to the ghosts of the victims...

Ghost Hunter Mystery Series by Victoria Laurie

This series features M.J. Holliday her partner Gilley who can see and talk to ghosts. Together they solve murders.

Ghost-in-Law Mystery Series by Jana DeLeon

Jana DeLeon writes the Ghost-in-Law Mystery series which started in 2009 and is set in Louisiana. It features the ghost of Helena Henry. Helena is the dead mother-in-law to Scientist Maryse Robicheaux. Helena was never well liked in the town of Mudbug and her daughter-in-law was at the top...

Ghostly Southern Mystery Series by Tonya Kappes

Tonya Kappes writes the Ghostly Southern Mystery series which is set in Kentucky. It features undertaker Emma Lee Raines. She works at the Eternal Slumber Funeral Home-- and she sees ghosts!

Granny Apples Mystery Series by Sue Ann Jaffarian

This series started in 2009 and is set in California. It features Granny Apples, who is a 100-year-old ghost and her great-great-great-granddaughter, modern-day divorced mom Emma Whitecastle. Together, Emma and Granny Apples solve mysteries of the past.

Haunted Bookshop Mystery Series by Alice Kimberly

This series takes place in Rhode Island and features Penelope Thornton-McClure and the ghost of Jack Sheppard. Penelope moves to Rhode Island with her son from New York after her husband commits suicide. Jack Sheppard helps Penelope solve murders. She co-owns the bookshop with her Aunt Sadie...

Haunted Guesthouse Mystery Series by E.J. Copperman

This series started in 2010 and takes place in New Jersey. It features newly divorced Alison Kerby and her nine-year-old daughter. She is looking for a second chance so she returns to her hometown on the Jersey Shore to transform a Victorian fixer-upper into a charming-and profitable-guest house...

Haunted Home Renovation Mystery by Juliet Blackwell

This series started in 2010 and takes place in San Francisco. It features Melanie Turner, who leaves Paris and takes over her depressed father's San Francisco Bay construction business, Turner Construction. They specialize in restoration of historical homes. Melanie finds herself renovating...

Haunted Library Mystery Series

Allison Brook writes the Haunted Library Mystery Series which is set in Connecticut and starts in October 2017. It features Carrie Singleton who is just about done with Clover Ridge, Connecticut until she's offered a job as the head of programs and events at the spooky local library, complete...

Haunted Renovation Mystery Series by Rose Pressey

Rose Pressey writes the Haunted Renovation Mystery series which started in 2011 and is set in the South. The second book in this series takes place in Georgia so I'm categorizing this in Georgia. It features Alabama Hargrove. 'Bama' always has a money-making scheme up her sleeve. She is now...

Haunted Souvenir Shop Mystery Series by Christy Fifield

This series started in 2012 and takes place in Florida. It features Glory Martine who has inherited her uncle's Souvenir Shop... that just happens to be haunted.

Haunted Vintage Mystery Series by Rose Pressey

Rose Pressey writes the Haunted vintage Mystery series which started in December 2014 and is set in Georgia. It features Cookie Chanel who has opened her own vintage clothing boutique, It’s Vintage, Y’All, in the charming town of Sugar Creek, Georgia. Always on the lookout for stylish second-...

Haunted Yarn Shop Mystery Series by Molly MacRae

This series started in 2012. The first book in this series will be available September 2012. It features textile preservation specialist, Kath Rutledge who inherits her grandmother's fiber and fabric shop in Blue Plum, Tennessee, and ends up with a depressed ghost on her hands.

Kenni Lowry Mystery Series

Tonya Kappes writes the Kenni Lowry Mystery Series which started in June 2016 and is set in Kentucky. It features Sheriff Kenni Lowry who likes to think the zero crime rate in Cottonwood, Kentucky is due to her being sheriff, but she quickly discovers the ghost of her grandfather, the town’s...

Liz Talbot Mystery Series by Susan Boyer

Susan Boyer writes The Liz Talbot Mystery Series which started in 2012 and takes place in South Carolina. It features modern Southern belle and Private Investigator Liz Talbot. Liz carries a Sig 9 in her Kate Spade handbag, and her golden retriever, Rhett, rides shotgun in her hybrid Escape....

Leslie Matthews Stansfield Leslie Matthews Stansfield

Leslie Matthews Stansfield writes Madeline's Teahouse Series which started in 2012 and is set in Maine. The series features two sisters who start a teahouse. After the death of their mother, sisters Terry and Karen Sutter, turn their childhood home into a teahouse. It’s a dream come true, but...

Magical Dressmaking Mystery Series by Melissa Bourbon

This series started in 2011 and takes place in Texas. It features fashion designer Harlow Jane Cassidy. When her great-grandmother dies she leaves her job as a Manhattan fashion designer and moves back to Bliss, Texas. She opens a dress shop and finds that her great-grandmother is a ghostly...

Marie Jenner Mystery Series by Elieen Bell

Eileen Bell writes the Marie Jenner Mystery series which started in October 2014 and is set in Canada. It features Marie Jenner - a working stiff with a gift for seeing stiffs (ghosts). Her job hunt leads her to a building teetering between historic designation and demolition, and a ghost who is...

Merry Ghost Inn Mystery Series

Kate Kingsbury (aka Doreen Roberts) writes the Merry Ghost Inn Mystery Series which starts in January 2017 and is set in Oregon. It features Melanie West and her grandmother, Liza Harris. They open a B&B together on the Oregon coast and find out that it's purportedly a haunted mansion....

Mystic Notch Mystery Series by Leighann Dobbs

Leighann Dobbs writes the Mystic Notch Mystery series which started in 2014 and is set in New Hampshire. It features former crime journalist, Wilhelmina Chance, whose near-fatal accident has given her a strange side effect ... she sees ghosts. After a messy divorce sends her fleeing back to her...

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