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Dead Man Hand

(Dead Man Mysteries #3)

4.15  ·  Rating details ·  71 ratings  ·  6 reviews
Alice, Twila, Granny, Jack, Trucker and Miss Molly are at it again, this time in a haunted hotel in Red Dollar, New Mexico. Shades of the Wild West, the ghosts are carrying six-shooters! The villain is armed with Black Magic, and there's no escape for anyone during the ice storm.
Alice keeps telling herself this is Twila's gig, and she's only here to back up her aunt and m
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Kindle Edition, 389 pages
Published (first published September 2nd 2012)
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Sharon Kennedy
Jan 20, 2016 rated it liked it
This is the third in the Dead Man series about two ghosthunters and their friends, animals and the adventures they have while helping ghosts to pass over to the Light.
This one starts with a gruesome murder in a hotel, as a woman is found hanging with her hands cut off. This does later lead to a couple of very funny and well written scenes involving the ghost and her hands - or lack of them. All well and good - the story is funny and the characters are believeable. However - and its a pretty big
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Beth Peccarelli
Dec 19, 2016 rated it really liked it
Great addition to the two books before!

Once again Twila and Alice are out to save lost souls. This is set in New Mexico at an old West hotel. We find gunslingers, saloon girls and the current day Realtors and hotel owners. The question is who is going to cross into the light, who is going to jail and is Alice really ever going to say farewell to ex-husband, Jack.

Great twists to keep this book different.
🐥Erica Lundstrom🐥
I've enjoyed this series and I like the characters. This 3rd book could have used an editor, however. 'Granny's childish lingo was overdone and a little annoying. The plot was vague and the conclusion not very believable. Throughout the story, the main character(s) were figuring things out with almost no input. This was a little confusing. I'm being generous with my 3 star rating. It is probably a max 2.5.
Adrienne Testa
Aug 19, 2015 rated it liked it
Alice, Granny, Jack and Twila wind up in the Old West with their ghost hunting, paranormal activities and a bit of romance. What secrets are buried in the old hotel in a small New Mexico town. Where the old west is still alive and the sheriff is crooked. Amusing with interesting characters.
Boneist
Aug 15, 2015 rated it liked it
It's no great literary work, but the story is relatively engaging. The final scenes were... bizarre.

Also, I've never liked Jack.
Maetta
Mar 19, 2016 rated it really liked it
It's a routine trip for the gang to cleanse ghosts so that a hotel can sell. However there is a murder on the first day. Too similar to the last book in that way. Lots of humor.
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Trana Mae Simmons sold her first book two years from the time she started writing. After a decade and a dozen books in the romance genre, she now writes paranormal mysteries. The first book in her DEAD MAN series, DEAD MAN TALKING, was originally a release from Five Star Mystery. In addition to her writing, she enjoys developing her strengthening psychic powers. This has led her along the path of ...more

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