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Add to Cart. Her husband had died after committing suicide and after that, the young Penelope decided to move from New York City along with her son and go back to her small seaside hometown of New England called Quindicott in Rhode Island.
When she arrives at the home of her aunt named Sadie Thornton in her hometown, she finds that her aunt is in some kind of financial problem. Due to this, she is about to lose her old family bookshop. Penelope seems unwilling to let the business fail in her presence. Therefore, she encashes the life insurance money of her late husband and uses all of it to remodel the shop and put in a new stock of inventory.
But, fate had something else planned for Penelope. He is later learned to a private investigator hailing from New York, who was gunned down on the shop premises in the year , while he was investigating a mysterious murder case. After waking up from the slumber of a half century, Jack Shepard, the PI, does not seem much thrilled when he finds that he is cosmically imprisoned in the walls of the bookshop of Penelope McClure. He longs for the swinging suds clubs and the smoky joints.
Jack wonders why was he not gunned down at a place like that. Now, being a spirit the only thing that makes his existence tolerable is Penelope McClure. In spite of finding her an annoying fair-play and do-right type of woman, Jack thinks that she has a sweet voice and a nice face. However, he also knows it very well that Penelope does not believe in the existence of ghosts. He too never believed in them when he was alive.
But, now that he has himself turned into a ghost, he has no other option than believing in their existence.
As a spirit, Jack Shepard finds it very difficult to live in this new world, which he does not seem to know at all.