Juliet Blackwell. Dead Bolt (2011) [pbo]
Authors website: General Contractor Melanie Turners latest restoration is a historic Queen Anne Victorian in San Franciscos Cow Hollow neighborhood. Trouble is, she’ll have to work around the owners, the Daley family, who refuse to leave during the construction. But when eerie things start happening around the site, the Daleys threaten to call off the renovation for fear the work is disrupting ghosts who live on the property. But the ghosts arent the only ones getting in the way of the renovation. The Daleys neighbors arent exactly thrilled by the muss and fuss of the construction project. When Mels father finds a dead body, Mel must tack on one more task to her growing to-do list. She has to finish the job, bring the house back from the brink, and complete her greatest renovation project yet: restoring her reputation.
Setting: San Francisco (Cow Hollow)