The Case of the Red Phantom
Lights! Camera! Murder?
When the world-famous Sweetie Pie Baking competition comes aboard the Spirit to film their final two episodes, Ellie’s looking forward to some delicious treats and a behind-the-scenes look at the hit television show. But when one of the contestants goes overboard, the perplexing nature of the crime scene has Ellie and security officer Paul Gumbs scratching their heads. Was the death a suicide, or did a bitter rivalry turn deadly?
When a celebrity makes a shocking claim during his evening performance, rumors float through the ship like vapor. Did a murderous ghost push the victim into the churning waters below? Ellie isn’t having it! She knows that ghosts aren’t real, and that the killer was made of flesh and bone. But if that’s true, how did they get into and out of a locked stateroom without leaving a trace?