In traditional belief and fiction, a ghost (sometimes known as a spectre (British English) or specter (American English), phantom, apparition or spook) is the soul or spirit of a dead person or animal that can appear, in visible form or other manifestation, to the living.

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The Witch of Willow Hall
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Styx (The Four #1)
Anthony Bourdain's Hungry Ghosts
Murder on Millionaires' Row
Inn Love
Be Our Ghost (Merry Ghost Inn Mysteries, #3)
The Reluctant Ghost Whisperer (Barrow and Sparrow #1)
The Librarian's Ghost (The Supers, #2)
The Clockmaker's Daughter
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The Clockmaker's Daughter
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Sing, Unburied, Sing
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