The Girl in the Green Silk Gown
On Sale: July 17, 2018
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The second book in the Ghost Roads series returns to the
highways of America, where hitchhiking ghost Rose Marshall
continues her battle with her killer--the immortal Bobby
Once and twice and thrice
Put your heart into the ground.
Four and five and six tears shed,
love unto the dead.
Seven shadows on the
Eight have come to watch your fall:
Oneâ€™s for the gargoyle, oneâ€™s for the grave,
And the last is for the one youâ€™ll never save.
For Rose Marshall, death has long since
become the only life she really knows. Sheâ€™s been
sweet sixteen for more than sixty years, hitchhiking her way
along the highways and byways of America, sometimes seen as
an avenging angel, sometimes seen as a killer in her own
right, but always Rose, the Phantom Prom Date, the Girl in
the Green Silk Gown.
The man who killed her is still
out there, thanks to a crossroads bargain that wonâ€™t let him
die, and heâ€™s looking for the one who got away. When
Bobby Cross comes back into the picture, thereâ€™s going to be
hell to payâ€”possibly literally.
Rose has worked for
decades to make a place for herself in the twilight.
Can she defend it, when Bobby Cross comes to take her
down? Can she find a way to navigate the worlds of the
living and the dead, and make it home before her
hitchhikerâ€™s luck runs out?
Thereâ€™s only one way to know for sure.
Nine will let you count the cost:
All you had
and all you lost.
Ten is more than time can
Cut the cord and ring the bell.
Count eleven, twelve, and then,
you home again.
Oneâ€™s for the shadow, oneâ€™s for
And the last is for the blessing of
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