The Perfectly Proper Paranormal Museum (book #1) by Kirsten Weiss ~ Book Review

Book Description:

When Maddie Kosloski’s career flatlines, she retreats to her wine-country hometown for solace and cheap rent. Railroaded into managing the local paranormal museum, she’s certain the rumors of its haunting are greatly exaggerated. But a new ghost may be on the loose. A fresh corpse in the museum embroils Maddie in murders past and present.

With her high school bully as one of the officers in charge, Maddie doubts justice will be served. When one of her best friends is arrested, she’s certain it won’t be.

Maddie grapples with ghost hunters, obsessed taxidermists, and the sexy motorcyclist next door as outside forces threaten. And as she juggles spectral shenanigans with the hunt for a killer, she discovers there truly is no place like home.

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About the Author:

Weiss worked overseas for nearly twenty years in the fringes of the former USSR, Africa, and deep in the Afghan war zone. Her experiences abroad not only gave Kirsten glimpses into the darkness and light of human nature, but also sparked an interest in the effects of mysticism and mythology, and how both are woven into our daily lives.

Now based in San Mateo, CA, she write genre-blending novels: urban fantasy/mystery, steampunk/suspense, and cozy mysteries with a touch of paranormal. The mix just makes things more fun!

Weiss believes that life is as magical as you want to make it. Weiss never met a dessert she didn’t like, and her guilty pleasures are watching Ghost Whisperer reruns and drinking red wine.

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This is definitely a cozy mystery. Three friends that have grown up together are still there for each other even when a murder takes place in one of their business. Is Maddie's best friend a killer or is there something weird going on at the Paranormal Museum? Maddie isn't sure what she really wants to do with her life and has the opportunity to take over the Paranormal Museum and fix it up. 
I fell in love with all the characters, wondering who was involved with whom and if they could possibly a murderer. Right from the beginning I knew Maddie would love the Paranormal Museum but to try and solve the murder on her own without the police help? This is a fun cozy murder mystery with a back drop in wine country along with a fun paranormal feel. Do you believe in ghosts? This isn't a scary book or really much into spirit world. There is a few things that happen that could make one think there is a ghost in the museum. 

I give this book a 3.5 out of 5 stars. I enjoyed this book, it was a quick, easy, fun read that would be great for anyone that wants something they can read on vacation or when you need something you can put down whenever, just picking up where you left off without worrying about forgetting what is happening. 

~*Disclaimer: I received a copy of this book. All thoughts and opinions are my own.*~


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