Southern Ghost Hunter Series: 5th Anniversary Special Edition: Stories 1-3: A Ghost Cozy Amateur Sleuth Paranormal Mystery Romance Novel Boxed Set (Haunted Southern Small Town Animals Humorous Witch Story)

· Moose Island Books
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About this ebook

New York Times bestseller Angie Fox celebrates 5 years of the Southern Ghost Hunter series with a limited edition boxed set of the first three stories in the series, along with never-before-seen additional content, including: deleted scenes, original art, an inside look at the characters, and a behind-the-scenes peek at how the series came together.

Southern Spirits

When out of work graphic designer Verity Long accidentally traps a ghost on her property, she’s saddled with more than a supernatural sidekick—she gains the ability see spirits. It leads to an offer she can’t refuse from the town’s bad boy, the brother of her ex and the last man she should ever partner with.

A Ghostly Gift

Verity Long doesn't want to see ghosts, and she'd rather not let anyone know her little secret, either. But when a restless spirit stirs up trouble in her friend's resale shop, Verity and her very new, very dead gangster friend team up to learn what is really happening.

The Skeleton in the Closet

A haunted library is no place for a girl who can see ghosts, but when Verity Long stumbles on a dead body in the middle of the main reading room, she has to believe someone…even a dead someone…must have witnessed the crime.

What reviewers are saying…

5 Stars! “I fell in love with this series from the first book!”

5 Stars!  “I could not put it down (ended up reading all night long midnight till 3am).”

5 Stars! “I loved the heroine because she is gutsy and quirky, definitely not a wilting flower, and I am super excited about where her story is going.”

*This edition contains never-before-seen material and will be available for a limited time.



Ratings and reviews

57 reviews
Joan T Mueller
January 18, 2020
This Anniversary Edition of the Southern Spirits Series comes after 5 years and 9 books. This compilation contains the first 3 books, Southern Spirits, A Ghostly Gift, and The Skeleton in the Closet. These books set the scene for the series as we are introduced to the main characters, setting, and story behind the adventures. Verity, a woman who left her rich fiancé at the altar due to his cheating, attempts to look forward after his mother strips her house and personal belongings of all valuables to reimburse for the non refundable wedding. Frankie is a gangster from the 1920s who has a hard exterior and a soft interior. He became a ghost at the peak of his endeavors in life. Now, in death, Verity and Frankie work toward solving a myriad of problems in Verity’s small town life and the ghostly plane. This is a very interactive and exciting mystery series with Lucy, the pet skunk, as a lighthearted contrast to the seriousness of the plot at times. This special Anniversary Edition supplies the reader with the first 3 books and plenty of exciting extra scenes not included in any of the previous released books. These scenes give the reader more insight into Frankie. Frankie reveals secrets about the Wydells. The author discusses her reasons for certain descriptions concerning Verity and why each cover was chosen. We get to see examples of different covers for some of books and some pen and ink drawings of Verity’s house. Prepare to be amazed by this Anniversary Edition. I received an ARC for review and just loved reading it for the chance to immerse myself in the stories again. When I got to the extra scenes, maps, musings by Angie, and covers, I kept reading them over and over again. It was just so good. I would highly recommend it for both new and loyal readers.
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Kristina Anderson
January 18, 2020
Southern Ghost Hunter Series: 5th Anniversary Special Edition by Angie Fox features the first three novels in the series along with special bonus content. Southern Spirits, A Ghostly Gift and The Skeleton in the Closet are the three stories in this special edition. For newcomers to the series, this is your opportunity to get these three charming tales in one handy volume. For fans and neophytes alike, you will enjoy the special content which includes sketches (the layout of Verity’s house is one example). We also get a more in-depth look at the characters along with deleted scenes that feature our major players (Verity, Frankie, Ellis and Lucy). There is a juicy scene that did not make it into Southern Spirits will hopefully appear in an upcoming book. Frankie shocked Verity with some surprising information. There is a sweet deleted scene featuring the adorable Lucy. We also get a look at early book covers. I must say I liked the third rendition of Southern Spirits better than the final version. I especially appreciated the author’s insights. All three stories are delightfully entertaining. I laughed often while reading these paranormal whodunits (which is high praise from me). There is a preview of The Haunted Heist included at the end. I cannot wait for Southern Bred to come out this year. Southern Ghost Hunter Series: 5th Anniversary Special Edition has a gangster ghost, a dashing deputy, a malevolent mama, a sweet skunk, a rocky romance, and a feisty female protagonist.
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Cris Bardan
January 23, 2020
I can't believe it's been 5 years since this story came alive! I'm so happy it did and it was so nice to make a re-read about Verity, Lucy, Ellis, and Frankie along to celebrate their 5-year anniversary. I loved to revisit how everything started and to know all those tidbits about Verity's house and the deleted scenes. It's nice to remember where everything came from and to know Angie's view of things. I have to say if you're new to the series, this is the perfect way to start! It's the beginning and it has the first two novels and one novella. A quick recap of what you can find: (1) Southern Spirits = Verity Long has lost almost everything she has, all on the hands of the mother of her awful ex-fiance and it's on the verge of losing her grandmother's house when by accident she traps a ghost on the property (Frankie) and gains a gangster sidekick that lends her the ability to see spirits. With this new supernatural power, she gets a 'job' that could help her save her house working with Ellis, brother of the nasty ex, which could mean more trouble that she wanted in the first place. (1.5) A Ghostly Gift = Verity doesn't want to see ghosts, much less to let anyone know she actually does, but when a friend has some paranormal problems at her shop she teams up with her gangster friend to help those in need. (2) The Skeleton in the Closet = Verity is helping out her sister at the library with a display when she uncovers a dead body in the middle fo the main reading room. Inadvertently she puts herself in the middle of the investigation and under the killer sights. The bonus at the very end of the book includes a floor plan of Verity's house, an image of the whole property, 5 deleted scenes, previous versions of the art cover and preview of the next book on the series!! I have to say I loved it all. It's a nice addition to my library and can't wait to know more tidbits and obviously about our beloved characters!
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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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