From: Muffin to Fear
Pub. Date: July 25th, 2017
Series: Merry Muffin Mysteries
Author: Victoria Hamilton
Website: Victoria Hamilton Mysteries
I can't believe how much my life has changed since the fateful day I pulled up stakes in New York City and moved to western New York State to have a look at and try to sell my grand old American castle. I had no idea what wonderful weirdness was about to enter my life. But I've been relating my adventures one by one, including that most exciting adventure of all, falling in love with one hunky once-sheriff-now-private-eye Virgil Grace.
But my lovely friend Pish Lincoln has ratcheted up the weirdness to Level 13 by inviting to Wynter Castle the cast and crew of an infamous reality show, Haunt Hunt. He had, he tells me now, some odd experiences in the castle while I was in Spain, and called a friend who referred him to the Haunt Hunt producer, who put him in touch with one of the investigators. He didn't intend to invite them to Wynter Castle, but... there it is. It happened.
Arriving home from a 'vacation' (Ahem... more about that another time!) with Virgil in New York City I was astonished to find, parked in my drive, a full television crew and the paranormal investigators of Haunt Hunt. A few hours in I knew we had trouble. They are like the worst dysfunctional family you've ever met; argumentative, manipulative, intrusive.... all the worst 'ives', as a matter of fact. If fish and company stink after three days, TV crews and psychics have a best before date of yesterday.
That doesn't even make any sense but I'm tired and they film at night and I want my castle back!
We'll be lucky if we all survive the three days or so they say the shoot will take. Oops... hope I didn't jinx it, but I'm fed up with the lot of them, especially the so-called psychic Dirk something or other, who is some piece of work, and who clearly has ambitions beyond their funky little paranormal investigation show.
So... have you ever had unwelcome guests? What did you do to make the experience better... for you, not them?
About Muffin to Fear:
While Merry is distracted by her quickly planned marriage to Virgil Grace and a blissful honeymoon in New York, her friend Pish invites the ghost-hunting crew from the TV show Haunt Hunt to investigate Merry's home, Wynter Castle. Merry soon discovers that not only is the crew out of sync, there are so many feuds and squabbles, it's a miracle they get a show produced at all.
It all goes from bad to worse when the show's psychics claim to have contact with people murdered on Merry's property. When two cast members are found dead, Merry and Virgil must figure out who’s picking off the Haunt Hunt team before their hard-earned happily ever after is cut short.
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