High Spirits
High Spirits (novel cover)
A good old-fashioned Hollywood haunting…
Novel Information
Written by

Scott Ciencin

Published by

Simon & Schuster Adult Publishing Group

ISBN Number

1416936688 / 9781416936688


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High Spirits is the 39th book in the Charmed novel series.


She sang her telegram to a Hollywood star—now he entertains from afar.
Foe to friend, help in our quest to rid this mansion of an unwanted guest.

The Charmed Ones travel to Hollywood to attend a big bash hosted by Kevin Peterson, Paige's old flame. Kevin is holding the party at his recently purchased mansion, which he was able to afford because of rumors that it's haunted! Sure enough, ghostly goings-on begin almost immediately, but everyone believes that Kevin is the one behind the "haunting." He confides in Paige that he is not.

The ghost reveals himself to be Robert Maxwell, a star of stage and screen who vanished under mysterious circumstances in 1926—right after receiving a singing telegram. A friendly ghost, Maxwell just likes having an audience. But when people start to disappear and the house seals shut, the Charmed Ones realize something evil must also be lurking. It is only with the able assistance of their ghostly ally that they and the rest of the partygoers stand a chance.






Magical NotesEdit


Emily's TelegramEdit

From afar I have watched you, and seen your secret dreams.
I can grant you all you wish for, impossible though it seems.
You will not age, you will not fade, your legacy and your light,
Will be kept alive within these walls by
Emily's power and might.

To Vanquish M'GoharthetEdit

Power of Three spell
Demon of this, Demon of that,
Keep your illusions under your hat.
You've been a pest, but we're the best,
So we vanquish thee with all the rest.

To Vanquish X'ahrothEdit

Requires a potion made with nightshade and the Power of Three
We sisters three will vanquish thee,
Your illusions will not avail.
By the Power of Three, we swear to see,
You pass beyond the veil.

To Bind the Charmed Ones to Maxwell ManorEdit

To the Sisters Three, I give to Thee,
a boon I once granted, to You-Know-He.

Renewed X'ahroth Vanquishing SpellEdit

Requires the Power of Three and a potion
Demon of Illusion, we Sisters Three,
Call upon the house and the Power of Three!
We see right through you, and don't you know,
Where you're heading, you don't want to go.



  • Maxwell Manor: A mansion that had collected mystical forces over the centuries and became a concentration of power.

Notes and TriviaEdit


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