Give Up the Ghost: A Viola Valentine Mystery

· Viola Valentine Mystery Book 5 · Happy Gris Gris Publishing
4 reviews

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Something’s stirring the waters of Emma’s Cove.

Viola Valentine and her husband start over on their dream houseboat along the Tennessee River but evil lurks beneath their peaceful cove. The folks in the neighboring town of Lightning Bug look with suspicion on the newly relocated couple — not to mention the other residents of Emma Cove, a highly secretive group of women. To top it all, ghosts of the past continue to hound the couple, including one live entity hoping to use Vi’s power for his own good.

With her family at stake Vi must learn to harness her supernatural powers, face her fears, and fight the evil that threatens to unravel them all.

Book Five in the Viola Valentine Paranormal Mystery Series.


• Contemporary paranormal mystery

• Book Five of the Viola Valentine Mystery Series

• A full-length novel of approximately 80,000 words 

• R-rated content: Mild sexuality

• Set in the Smoky Mountains of Tennessee

Books by Cherie Claire:

The Viola Valentine Mystery Series

A Ghost of a Chance

Ghost Town

Trace of a Ghost

Ghost Trippin’

Give Up the Ghost

The Ghost is Clear (novella)

Ghost Fever

Ghost Lights

The Cajun Embassy

Ticket to Paradise

Damn Yankees

Gone Pecan

The Cajun Series





A Cajun Dream

The Letter

Carnival Confessions: A Mardi Gras Novella

Non-fiction titles by Cheré Coen:

Magic’s in the Bag: Creating Spellbinding Gris Gris Bags and Sachets with Jude Bradley

Exploring Cajun Country: A Tour of Historic Acadiana

Haunted Lafayette, Louisiana

Forest Hill, Louisiana: A Bloom Town History

Ratings and reviews

4 reviews
Tana Pull (Tadpole13)
November 13, 2019
There is closure but a window is still open for book 6 and the continued story of Vi / TB and family. It is just getting interesting with this dynamic family and their energy and newly discovered powers'
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About the author

Cherie Claire grew up in south Louisiana, with mud between her toes and a rabid love of Mardi Gras parades. Born in New Orleans and now living in Cajun Country, she couldn't help but write about her unique, colorful state. Cherie is the award-winning author of The Cajun Series of historical romances, the Cajun Embassy series of contemporary romances and a paranormal mystery series featuring New Orleans ghost sleuth Viola Valentine. She's a Holt Award finalist, a Romantic Times Reviewer's Choice Award finalist and received the Louisiana Press Women Book of the Year. Read more at

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