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Ghost of a Gamble

(Wickwood Chronicles #1)

4.24  ·  Rating details ·  21 ratings  ·  10 reviews
There’s something extraordinary hidden beneath Wickwood’s picturesque façade.

Bree Tisdale is a jack-of-all trades blogger whose work history is nothing but tragic. When she lands a job with a supposed ghost hunter—the mysterious Zack Liller—he threatens to upend her world.

With an eviction notice in her back pocket, she doesn’t have much of a choice. Yet, as the mysteries p
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Kindle Edition, 316 pages
Published June 16th 2020 by City Owl Press
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“Ghost of a Gamble” is a contemporary, gothic tale filled with sparkling wittiness, budding romance, thrilling suspense, and scary ghosts!

Read full review in the 2020 September issue of InD'tale Magazine.
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Lola
Jul 24, 2020 rated it really liked it
Ghost of a Gamble was a great romantic read with a touch of the paranormal. My favorite part of this book was probably Bree, she was such a ray of sunshine with a vibrant personality and I loved her character. The author really can write some great dialogue that made the characters feel real. She captured their sweet and slightly awkward romance perfectly. And even when things heat up it still retains that touch of awkwardness and has their personalities shine through even in those scenes.

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Grady
Jun 09, 2020 rated it it was amazing
‘Help wanted immediately, resilient personality, needs to keep an open mind’

Canadian author J.E. McDonald makes her literary debut with GHOST OF A GAMBLE, the first installment in her projected series the Wickwood Chronicles. Her genre – romance comedies with a paranormal twist, romantic suspense, and far future romance. ‘Wickwood’ is a ’sleepy little city pulling in tourists form all over the world with it charming architecture and historic sites. But there’s nothing ordinary about the history
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Hannah Campbell Hewson
Jun 25, 2020 rated it really liked it
JE McDonald’s book takes a classic ghost reality tv show and gives it a budding romance with great success. The main characters fit well together and their meet-cute is to die for. Whilst their backstories and original meeting set solid groundwork for their relationship, at points it seems rushed in a common rom-com fashion. I also love the side especially Zach’s sister, although Inaya does seem to create more drama than needed. With Bree, I identified strongly with the inability to get out of b ...more
Wendy
Jun 14, 2020 rated it really liked it
What a great start to what sounds like it will be a really good series. There is mystery, drama and romance, so there is something here for everyone. After losing her job, Bree Tisdale bumps into Zach Liller, the co-owner of a paranormal investigation company. They are looking to hire someone to work as an assistance and Bree talks her way into the job. What happens to Zach and Bree while they are in the house serves as a second thread to the love story they find themselves in as well. I recomme ...more
Linda
Jun 27, 2020 rated it really liked it
I have never laughed so hard in my life and poor Bree just could not catch a break! Time after time fro one job after another she got fired! After she was fired from the bakery because she was late, she lucked out and was hired to be an assistant as a ghost hunter, she vowed to prove to the town that they were scammers and they took client's money as EVERYONE knew that there were no such thing as ghosts! Armed with a carpet bag filled with a box of crystals, a woijo board, military boots, and a ...more
Sandra
Jul 05, 2020 rated it liked it
Shelves: ebooks, own-it
Cute PNR about a girl who doesn’t believe in ghosts getting a job with a legitimate ghost hunting business and falling for the brother of the owner who has some special ghost finding talents. It is mostly romance with the ghost hunting as a backdrop but that is ok cause Zack & Bree are kinda awkward and adorable in their interactions. ...more
J.E. Hunter
Jun 15, 2020 rated it it was amazing
I loved this book. Bree was funny, and quirky, but also independent, which I loved. I enjoyed the quirky atmosphere, the hauntings, and the hot romance between these ghost hunters. A great read for fans of paranormal romance!
Kat Turner
Jul 20, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: paranormal, romance
A heartfelt paranormal romance about a skeptic teaming up with a paranormal investigator, Ghost of a Gamble is sure to make you smile. Bree and Zack have perfect chemistry and their banter is irresistible.
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Jun 20, 2020 rated it liked it
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The concept was interesting but not original, hunting ghosts in modern era. It was just ok for me as I didn’t really get a sense of growth from the main characters.
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