This is a suspenseful vel set in Brooklyn around the time of the end of World War I. It continues the story of Roger Mifflin, the book seller in Parnassus on Wheels. It also details an adventure of Miss Titania Chapman and a young advertising man named Aubrey Gilbert. The Haunted Bookshop is t a vel of the supernatural. Rather, the name refers to the ghosts of the past that haunt all libraries and bookstores: the ghosts of all great literature. Throughout the vel Morley, through the character of Roger Mifflin, makes reference to the kwledge and wisdom that one can gain from literature.
Christopher Morley (5 May 1890 - 28 March 1957) was an American journalist, novelist, essayist and poet. He also produced stage productions for a few years and gave college lectures.