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House of Desire: A Claire Scanlan Haunted House Mystery

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House of Desire: A Claire Scanlan Haunted House Mystery

When a trip across time barriers leads to murder...

Reluctant psychic Claire Scanlan is struggling to accept a talent she doesn’t want --- she perceives spirits and strange energies that no one else can detect. At a preservation group’s fundraiser to save a grand San Francisco Victorian, Claire encounters a mysterious young woman, Roxane, who is invisible to everyone but her. Roxane, a “soiled dove” plying her trade in 1896 when the mansion was a bordello, has discovered a portal that lets her slip forward through time. She flees into what she calls the Future House when she needs to escape the most brutal of the men who buy her favors.

When the leader of the preservation group is murdered in the mansion, Roxane is the only witness. Terrified, she returns to her own time. She enlists the only true gentleman she has ever met to help her find justice for the victim. The prime suspect is Claire’s brother-in-law, Peter, who is having an affair with one of the mansion’s owners. The crime threatens to destroy Claire’s family. To find Roxane and clear Peter’s name, Claire must risk venturing into a past century --- a perilous journey from which she may never return.

House of Desire: A Claire Scanlan Haunted House Mystery
by Margaret Lucke

  • Publication Date: June 9, 2020
  • Genres: Fiction, Mystery, Paranormal Mystery
  • Paperback: 380 pages
  • Publisher: Oakledge Press
  • ISBN-10: 1939030064
  • ISBN-13: 9781939030061