Ails of the real west McCoy s talents are for uick witted dialog lean but not sparse prose and a great deal of research Ophelia Wilde is an engaging beautifully flawed character who is easy to root for McCoy s use of the supernatural is sparse but truly effective and essential to the plot not unlike the use of strong spicesMcCoy spins another delightful yarn about the old west and the spirits that inhabit it may there be many I read it almost straight through I didn t think I would like it at first but ept on I m hoping for a forth installment. T the Love for Imperfect Things key’s last operator Lightning “Hapless” Hopkins has been poisoned is enough to raise her darkest suspicions It’s up to Ophelia to unravel the riddle of the ghostly wire tap solve the murder of Hapless Hopkins and expose the secret history of the telegraph’s littlenown co inventor before her own life is on the line.
I loved it when is the author going to write or is he finished with series I love this series So so good The dialogue the plot elements and absolutely exuisite pacing make this one a true pleasure from start to finish I found myself in the cliched space of just one chapter over and over again I am so sad to come to the end of this one and I truly hope that it is not the end of the Ophelia Wylde series Please Mr McCoy I want some Ultimate Reading Challenge 2016 A murder mystery Giving Up the Ghost is the third book in the Ophelia Wylde Parano. From sea to shining sea the invention A Heart of Stone known as the telegraph would tame the American frontier But for psychic detective Ophelia Wylde the wild west is about to get wilder MESSAGES FROM BEYOND When telegrapheys across the country begin bursting into flames and chattering ghostly nonsense the terror and turmoil is enough to bri.
Rmal Mystery series Now a published author Ophelia is no longer in desperate financial straits She and her detective agency partner Jack Calder investigate why all of the telegraphs have been operating non stop with mysterious messages from an unknown telegraph operator Things become mysterious when one of the messages seems to come from a recently deceased telegraph operator Added to this is a mysterious and spooky black ghost train A uick moving charming paranormal mystery where the author a seasoned western and mystery writer fills in the det. Ng the railways banks and news industry to a standstill There’s only one person they can turn to Mrs Ophelia Wylde a young widow turned detective who has famously brought murderers to justice by speaking to their victims on the other side Are the recent telegraph mishaps a message from beyond Ophelia’s not sure but the fact tha.