Gossip Ghost by Tabatha Gray
Emma Day does NOT believe in ghosts. She does NOT have mystic powers. And she does NOT chase killers through cursed Seattle neighborhoods. Well, not usually…
When Emma inherits her estranged aunt’s psychic shop, she doesn’t plan to stay. Back home her career is hanging by a thread. But so is the body she finds in the attic.
Murder spills a lifetime of magical secrets. Decades ago, they destroyed a family and gutted a community. Now they’re Emma’s only second chance.
To crack the case and lift the curse she needs her friends: a team of gossip-hungry ghosts; a professor of applied folklore; a tough-as-nails barista; and an enigmatic cat known as The Captain.
Over frothy lattes and flaky croissants, Emma follows the clues and finds what she least expects: friendship and community. But can she keep them?
The power-hungry Neighborhood Association wants her out. Meanwhile, a killer from the past is tying up loose ends…