The Ghost of Christmas Past: A Christmas Ghost Cozy Amateur Sleuth Paranormal Mystery Romance Novel (Haunted Holidays Small Town Animals Humorous Witch Story)

· Southern Ghost Hunter Mysteries Book 4 · Angie Fox
71 reviews

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From NY Times Bestselling Author, Angie Fox, a hauntingly fun holiday addition to the USA TODAY bestselling Southern Ghost Hunter series

Southern girl Verity Long needs a Christmas miracle...

Verity is ready to deck the halls, jingle some bells, and maybe, just maybe have a merry Christmas with her boyfriend’s stuffy family. Truly, if she doesn’t extend the proverbial olive branch to the overbearing Wydells, she’s afraid she’ll hit them over the head with it.

But when her boyfriend’s mother pulls a shocking stunt, Verity finds herself with a big decision to make. And if that’s not enough, there’s an unexpected guest at her door. It’s the ghost of the woman who helped rescue Verity’s pet skunk three years ago that very night. And now she’s there to change Verity’s life as well.

*A "between the books" stand-alone holiday story you don't want to miss!

Ratings and reviews

71 reviews
Tammy Kenney
29 November 2019
The Ghost of Christmas Past is a wonderful addition to the series. Verity and Ellis are planning to spend Christmas Eve with the Wydells. While things don't go as planned we get to learn more about Lucy and how she came to live with Verity. Frankie and Verity also have quite an adventure trying to save a family of bears. I loved Frankie's interaction with the cubs. We also get to see how the Wydell family celebrate Christmas. It is a good rewrite of A Christmas Carol. I would love to see the location this story takes place in be restored in a future story. The only issue I really had with this story was Ellis. I really wish Ellis would have done a better job standing up for Verity to his mother. That portion of the story disappointed me. Overall the book is a great addition to the series and I think anyone would find this an enjoyable read.
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Billie Jackson
03 December 2019
With a nod to A Christmas Carol, The Ghost of Christmas Past delivers complete satisfaction two times! First, Verity tells off Ellis's mother! Haven't you been waiting for that since the first book. Not to be miss. Then, well that is about how the tales ends and you will have to read the whole book to appreciate it. Christmas Eve doesn't turn out anything like what Verity expects which isn't surprising but as all of the books in the Southern Ghost Hunter series, it is brings so much more than anyone could expect. When the ghost of the friend who brought Lucy into Verity's life drops by kindly ghost needs a little favor. Naturally Verity can't refuse. Frankie as usual is not pleased but before life returns to normal, even he is glad he took part in this adventure.
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Elizabeth Gibbs
08 December 2019
Verity was looking forward to a great evening with Ellis at his Uncles estate for Christmas Eve that is if she can let her pride go, and just enjoy the night. Virginia is still up to her toxic tricks. She literally delivers the last straw that finally breaks Verity, and has her vowing not to darken the same Christmas Eve party as Elli's Mother Virginia..... Can the help from some ghosts including Franky, and some cute baby bear in need help Verity realize her mistakes. This was a cute quick reminder that Christmas is about more than just presents and soooo much better when celebrated with family. Even if that family includes people who don't always support us! Sometimes we may want to cut the difficult family out of our lives but those are the ones who need our love all the more! I really enjoyed this quick short Christmas story. It was nice to have Verity focusing on her relationships and the ghosts stories not taking the prominent focus. Here's to Verity drowning Virginia with the kindness she needs in future stories! I received this book for review purposes but this in no way effects my review.
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About the author

New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Angie Fox writes sweet, fun, action-packed mysteries. Her characters are clever and fearless, but in real life, Angie is afraid of basements, bees, and going up stairs when it is dark behind her. Let’s face it. Angie wouldn’t last five minutes in one of her books.

Angie is best known for her SOUTHERN SPIRITS™ mysteries, and for her ACCIDENTAL DEMON SLAYER books. Visit her at

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