9/22/20

All We Buried - Elena Taylor - with a GIVEAWAY!

 

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All We Buried

by Elena Taylor

on Tour September 1-30, 2020

Synopsis:

All We Buried by Elena Taylor

For fans of Julia Keller and Sheena Kamal, All We Buried disturbs the long-sleeping secrets of a small Washington State mountain town.

Interim sheriff Elizabeth "Bet" Rivers has always had one repeat nightmare: a shadowy figure throwing a suspicious object into her hometown lake in Collier, Washington. For the longest time, she chalked it up to an overactive imagination as a kid. Then the report arrives. In the woods of the Cascade mountain range, right in her jurisdiction, a body floats to the surface of Lake Collier. When the body is extricated and revealed, no one can identify Jane Doe. But someone must know the woman, so why aren't they coming forward?

Bet has been sitting as the interim sheriff of this tiny town in the ill-fitting shoes of her late father and predecessor. With the nightmare on her heels, Bet decided to build a life for herself in Los Angeles, but now it's time to confront the tragic history of Collier. The more she learns, the more Bet realizes she doesn't know the townspeople of Collier as well as she thought, and nothing can prepare her for what she is about to discover.

Book Details:

Genre: Mystery
Published by: Crooked Lane
Publication Date: April 7, 2020
Number of Pages: 304
ISBN: 1643852914 (ISBN13: 9781643852911)
Series: Sheriff Bet Rivers #1
Purchase Links: Amazon | Barnes & Noble | IndieBound | Goodreads

Read an excerpt:

ONE

Sheriff Bet Rivers leaned back in her chair and gazed out the office window at the shifting light on Lake Collier. Bright sun- light cast up sparkling diamonds as a late-summer breeze chopped the surface—turquoise-blue and silver. The fragment of a song from her childhood teased her mind—silver, blue, and gold. She hummed the tune under her breath.

Red and yellow leaves turned the maple trees in the park across the street into Jackson Pollock paintings. Hard to believe Labor Day weekend ended tonight. Somehow summer had slipped by and fall had snuck up on her as she tended to her new position.

If she had still been in Los Angeles, she’d have been a detective by now. Instead, she was back in her tiny hometown with a job her father had tricked her into taking.

“I need you to cover for me while I get chemo,” he said. “It’s just for a few months. I’m going to be fine.”

With the detective exam available only once every two years, it meant putting her career on hold. But her father had never asked her for anything; how could she say no?

He never said he would die, turning her “interim sheriff” position into something more permanent.

Her father always knew what cards to play. Competition. Family. Responsibility. Loyalty. Collier. A perfect straight. He’d used them all this time, as if he’d known it would be his last hand. No easy way to extricate herself now, short of gnawing off her own foot.

The sound of instruments tuning up pulled her attention to a trio set up at a bench outside the market across the street. The raised sidewalk and false front of the old building made the perfect backdrop for their performance. Collier relied on tourism for much of its income, and the local musicians encouraged visitors to stay longer and spend more.

A beat of silence followed by a quick intake of breath, the unspoken communication of musicians well attuned to one another, and the trio launched into song.

Church of a different sort. Bet could hear her father’s words. I don’t know if there’s a God, Bet, but I do believe in bluegrass.

The music produced a soundtrack to her grief. The banjo player favored the fingerpicking style of the great Earl Scruggs. Loss etched in the sound of three-part harmony, Earle Rivers’s death still a wound that wouldn’t close.

She recognized the fiddle player. She’d babysat him years ago. It made her feel old. Not yet thirty, she wasn’t, but as the last generation of Lake Collier Riverses, the weight of history fell heavy on her shoulders. In a line of sheriffs stretching back to the town’s founding, she was the bitter end.

Looking down at her desk, Bet eyed the new fly she’d tied. The small, barbless hook would work well for the catch-and-release fishing she did, and the bright yellow and green feathers pleased her. The only thing she’d missed while living in California. Surf fishing wasn’t the same.

I should name it in your memory, Dad. The Earle fly. Her grand- father had named him after Scruggs, but her grandmother added the e because she liked how it looked.

Bet imagined her father’s critical response to her work, the size of the hook too dainty for his memorial.

Bet “spoke” with her father more now, four months after his death, than she’d ever done when he lived. Another burden she carried. The conversations they’d never had. Things she should have asked but didn’t.

She took a deep breath of the dry, pine scent that drifted in through the open windows, filling the room with a heady summer perfume. She should get up and walk around, let the com- munity see she was on the job, but her body felt leaden. And it wasn’t like anyone would notice. She could vanish for hours and it wouldn’t matter to Collier; no one required her attention. Not like they had depended on her father. His death still hung over town like a malaise, her presence an insufficient cure no matter what Earle might have believed when he called her home.

Before her father’s illness, she’d had a plan. First the police academy, then patrol officer, proving she could make it in Los Angeles as a cop. She’d envisioned at least twenty years in LA, moving up the ranks—something with Chief in the title— returning home with a long, impressive career before stepping into Earle’s shoes.

Too late, she’d realized he wouldn’t get better. He’d brought her home for good.

Stretching her arms above her head, she walked her fingers up the wall behind her, tapping to the beat of the music. Anything to shake off the drowsiness brought on by the hot, quiet day and long nights of uneasy sleep.

The coffee stand beckoned from across the street, but the sound of the front door opening and the low, throaty voice of the department’s secretary, Alma, stopped her from voyaging out. A two-pack-a-day smoker for almost forty years, Alma sounded a lot like Lauren Bacall after a night of heavy drinking. She’d given up smoking more than twenty years ago, but even now, as she edged into her seventies, Alma’s voice clung to the roughness like a dying man to a life preserver. Bet hoped the visitor only wanted information about the community and Alma could answer.

No such luck. The efficient clop of Alma’s square-heeled shoes clumped down the scarred floors of the hallway, a counterpoint to another set of feet. Bet brought her hands down off the wall and automatically tucked a wayward curl of her auburn hair back up under her hat before Alma arrived, poking her birdlike head around the wooden frame of the door. Gray hair teased tall, as if that would give her five-foot frame a couple extra inches.

“Bet?” Alma always said her name as though it might not be Bet Rivers sitting behind the enormous sheriff’s desk. Bet assumed Alma wished to find Earle Rivers there. She wondered how long that would last. If Bet threw the upcoming election and fled back to Southern California, leaving her deputy to pick up the reins, maybe everyone would be better off, no matter what her father wanted.

“Yes, Alma?” “I think you’d better listen to what this young man has to say.” The “young man” in question could be anywhere under the age of sixty in Alma’s book, and as he stood out of sight down the hallway, Bet had little to go on.

“Okay,” Bet said.

“I think it’s important.” Alma waited for Bet to show appropriate attention. “Okay.”

“Seems he found a dead body floating in the lake.”

***

Excerpt from All We Buried by Elena Taylor. Copyright 2020 by Elena Taylor. Reproduced with permission from Elena Taylor. All rights reserved.

 

 Author Bio:

Elena Taylor

Elena Taylor lives on the banks of the middle fork of the Snoqualmie River in a town made famous by Twin Peaks. When she's not writing or working one-on-one with writers as a developmental editor, she can be found hanging out with her husband, dog, and two cats. Her favorite place to be (besides home) is the stables down the road, with her two horses Radar and Jasper.

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MY THOUGHTS -
Ended up being a great read! It did start off a little slow for me and I was having a hard time getting into it at first but once it got going I really did end up enjoying it. A lot of great suspense and nice edge-of-your-seat writing!

I loved the characters especially Bet the interim sheriff. I just loved her personality and her spunk and her drive to just keep going. There are a lot of characters to keep track of and sometimes it was hard for me to remember who was who. In this case I sometimes wish there was a list of who's who in the front :-) But this is an ongoing problem for me, I can never keep characters straight. I think I just need to get a little notebook LOL.

This mystery will definitely fool you, there are some twists in this one. The one thing I did love was the setting and the descriptions. This is always a big thing for me in books. I love books that can make me feel like I am right there and this one did!

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9/17/20

Nomit and Pickle Go Shopping - C. E. Cameron (children's e-book review)



ABOUT THE BOOK -
Friends Nomit and Pickle head off on an adventure to the shops!
A pair of siblings who go shopping and learn to compromise and look after each other.

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR - CE Cameron is very much a family person. Nomit and Pickle have been created through observing and being part of the trials and tribulations of family life, growing up & the brother / sister relationship. The stories take you through various experiences as well as day to day challenges - even when it comes to the simple, daily tasks! She loves family, food and animals and lots of exploring. The characters have lots of adventures coming up, including little challenges, which could go wrong & generally do! There is a ‘thought for the day’ at the end of every adventure. CE Cameron is a private person who loves nature and believes the most important thing in life is family. She hopes the Nomit and Pickle Adventures will be great to read as a bed time story and for children seeing a positive at the end of any challenge!

MY THOUGHTS -
Upfront I want to say I don't usually like to review children's books from an e-book copy but... due to Covid and super delayed shipping my print copy hasn't arrived yet :-(  So this review is based on the e-book version.

This is a cute ans sweet story about love, helping others, getting along, and compromise. All great values to teach young children. And as a added bonus you can also teach square, triangle, orange, and blue!  Really fun bright colorful drawings that any child would love. This is a very simple story, perfect for very young children. I think my 3 yr. old granddaughter would love and "get it"! In fact I am going to read it to her via video later this week.

Nomit & Pickle's - "Thought for the Day" -
"Compromising helps everyone get along and makes the day stay sunny and bright." ~ Love that positive thinking! :-)

I voluntarily posted this review after receiving a copy of this book from Faye at Authoright -  Thank You!!

9/15/20

Derailed by Mary Keliikoa - GIVEAWAY!


5 STARS!

ABOUT THE BOOK -
A dying wish. A secret world.
Can this grieving investigator stay on the right track?
PI Kelly Pruett is determined to make it on her own. And juggling clients at her late father’s detective agency, a controlling ex, and caring for a deaf daughter was never going to be easy. She takes it as a good sign when a letter left by her dad ties into an unsolved case of a young woman struck by a train.
Hunting down the one person who can prove the mysterious death was not just a drunken accident, Kelly discovers this witness is in no condition to talk. And the closer she gets to the truth the longer her list of sleazy suspects with murderous motives grows. Each clue exposes another layer of the victim's steamy double life.

Can Kelly pinpoint the murderer, or is she on the fast track to disaster?

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR -
Mary Keliikoa spent the first 18 years of her adult life working around lawyers. Combining her love of all things legal and books, she creates a twisting mystery where justice prevails. She has had a short story published in Woman’s World and is the author of the PI Kelly Pruett Mystery Series.

At home in Washington, she enjoys spending time with her family and her writing companions/fur-kids. When not at home, you can find Mary on a beach on the Big Island where she and her husband recharge. But even under the palm trees and blazing sun she’s plotting her next murder—novel that is.

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MY THOUGHTS -
WOW!! This book was fantastic! 
I loved it right from the start. The most exciting thing about this book?... this is book one in a series! YES! This is definitely a series I will be reading.

I absolutely loved Kelly. I loved how she was willing to put herself out there, out of her comfort zone and willing to break a few rules to help this woman find out about her daughter's death. A little interesting twist with Kelly having an 8 yr. old daughter who is deaf. It somehow made Kelly seem more real for me.

As I was reading this book a song kept going through my head. Lies by The Thompson Twins.
Lies lies lies yeah (they're gonna get you)
Lies lies lies yeah (they won't forget you)
Lies lies lies yeah (they're gonna get you)

It seems like nobody can tell the truth in this book! So frustrating for Kelly! 

Excellent writing, easy to follow, fun, and exciting.

Here are a few of my favorite quotes from the book -

"I have bills to pay, a child to clothe, and a house to keep up." Why did women always have to justify working when men could simply say they had things to do?" - So true!

"Bring a mask and come sooner than later. This stuff is nasty." - LOL did the author realize how this would really hit home!??

I honestly can not wait for the next one in the series!

 I voluntarily posted this review after receiving a copy of this book from Partners in Crime Tours -  Thank You!!



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9/9/20

A Circle Of Dead Girls by Eleanor Kuhns - GIVEAWAY!


4 Stars!

ABOUT THE BOOK -
In the spring of 1800, a traveling circus arrives in town. Rees is about to attend, but sees his nemesis, Magistrate Hanson in the crowd, and leaves. On the way home he meets a party of Shaker brothers searching for a missing girl. They quickly come across her lifeless body thrown into a farmer's field.
Rees begins investigating and quickly becomes entranced by the exotic circus performers, especially the beautiful young tightrope walker.

Other murders follow. Who is the killer? One of the circus performers? One of the townspeople? Or One of the Shakers?

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR -

Eleanor Kuhns is the 2011 winner of the Minotaur First Crime novel competition for A Simple Murder. She lives in upstate New York. A Circle of Death Girls is Will Rees Mystery # 8.

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MY THOUGHTS -
Eighth in the series???? How did I not know about these? I would love to go back and read all of them from the beginning. This book was OK as a stand-alone, but I do wish I had more background information. What got them to where they are now? The author does do a good job of doing some catching up, but it really makes me want to read it all for my self.

Very interesting read. And of course I love reading historical fiction! I did not know that women were not allowed to go to the circus!! Geez - hurry up women's rights movement! I think that was my biggest take-away LOL that a circus would travel and come to town... only for the men!!!  Blows my mind! But of course women can actually be in the circus (although they are not thought of very highly).

Anyway - besides the circus this is a nice easy going murder mystery. It did not end the way I thought it would at all! So don't even try to figure it out. This is a great one if you are looking for something a little different and if you love historical fiction/mysteries.

I voluntarily posted this review after receiving a copy of this book from Partners in Crime Tours -  Thank You!!

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9/7/20

A Lock of Hair, by A. Rose Pritchett, Narrated by Melanie Huesz - AUDIO Review


4.5 Stars!

ABOUT THE BOOK -
Boston, 1846. Eighteen-year-old Mildred Parish, a barber's daughter, practices practical witchcraft using locks of hair obtained from her father's customers. She's very selective about who knows her secret and the kinds of spells she casts. Only people she trusts can know, and she must never cast a spell to harm another person.
One of her father's clients is Theodore O'Brian, an Irish immigrant whose family is fortunate enough to be wealthy. Mildred is head over heels in love with him, but he's destined to be with someone else. One day, a woman named Trinity Hartell comes knocking on Mildred's door. She has a vendetta against an entire family and wants Mildred to cast a death spell on them. The family? The O'Brians, including Theodore. Mildred refuses, but Trinity is set on getting what she wants, one way or another.
Mildred now feels she must protect the O'Brian family and the man she loves, but she must also protect herself. How can she make sure Trinity is stopped without telling the entire city of Boston that she's a witch?

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR -
A. Rose Pritchett's writing career started in kindergarten when she daydreamed about being a fairy princess instead of learning subtraction. Her childhood obsession with American Girl turned her into an avid history lover.
At seventeen, she moved from her hometown of Charlotte, North Carolina, to Savannah, Georgia, where she earned her BA in writing with a history minor from Georgia Southern University. She continues to live in Savannah, still daydreaming about princesses wearing gorgeous dresses. A LOCK OF HAIR is her debut novel.
ABOUT THE NARRATOR -
Melanie Huesz is new to audiobook production and narration, but not new to performing.  She has an MFA in acting and was a graduate fellow at the Shakespeare Theatre at the Folger. Before moving from the stage to the classroom, her acting roles included ingenues, leading ladies, and character roles. 
As a middle school teacher and an avid audiobook listener with more than 300 books in her audio library, Melanie has seen the power of bringing books to life in her classroom and was inspired to return to performing through narration.  Drawn to the world of YA, she has spent the summer recording three new novels aimed at young adults. 


MY THOUGHTS -
Well this was an absolutely delightful book to read (listen to)! I loved it right from page one. I have read a LOT of witch books (they seem to be my genre of choice, I just think they are fun). This may be one of my favorites! It was very light reading, easy. I especially loved in the beginning where she says that she is a Christian witch! People think that being a witch is bad and has to do with the devil but that the devil wouldn't want healing or helping others. So she doesn't ask the devil for help, she asks God! :-) And she never uses her witchcraft for bad or hurting people only for good. She, Millie, talks about God, and being a Christian all throughout the book. but don't get me wrong... this is not a "Christian book" or preachy at all! It just puts a nice, welcomed spin on it that I love.

This takes place post Salem witch trials (which is one of my favorite things to read about). Now witches are no longer hung, the are accepted in society...  or are they? There is always prejudice where ever you go, what ever the time period, and whoever you meet. And this book addresses that, I think in a nice, realistic way.

A great story! Clean, serious at times but also fun - wonderful characters! I definitely recommend this one!

Audio - I loved the narrator! I can sometimes dislike an audio book simply because of the reader. I thought she did an excellent job! I loved her voice. I thought she did a great Irish accent. I would love to read more by her.

I received this audiobook as part of my participation in a blog tour with Audiobookworm Promotions. The tour is being sponsored by J.R. Erickson. The gifting of this audiobook did not affect my opinion of it.



8/26/20

Bible Trivia Games - Louis Richards


4 Stars

ABOUT THE BOOK -
Bible Trivia Games is the ultimate book to become a trivia champion!
If you want to expand your Bible knowledge, host a trivia game, or simply stump your friends with interesting Bible trivia, this book is the right companion.

This Bible game book provides you with 1,000 questions and answers in 3 different categories: Old Testament, New Testament and Extra-Biblical Trivia.
This book is packed full of great fun trivia questions so you can test yourself or have a quiz with friends and family. Alongside the answers you’re also given Scripture references so you can find out more if your curiosity has been piqued.

The trivia games are both fun and challenging with something for all ages to enjoy. It doesn’t matter if you are an adult, a teen or senior, there are hundreds of Christian trivia questions waiting to be answered:
  • How many brothers of Jesus does the Bible mention by name?
  • What signal did God give to Noah, as a promise to never send an earth-destroying flood again?
  • What was the name of the tax collector who scaled a tree to see Jesus?
  • What word does the New Testament end with?
  • Who became a salt pillar after she turned back to see the fall of Sodom and Gomorrah?
  • How old did Methuselah grow, according to the Bible?
  • Which words does Joel use to describe the Lord?
Designed to teach, entertain and enlighten, this compendium of trivia guarantees hours of fun.

Do you think you are prepared to take on the challenge? There's only one way to find out… You might know the correct answer!

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MY THOUGHTS -
A ton of Bible trivia questions in here! Each "quiz" has 5 questions. And there are a lot of quizzes. It is broken up in categories - easy, hard, Old Testament, New Testament, and extra biblical trivia, which is actually my favorite section. This is where there are questions about religion in the world today and the history of, that kind of thing. It is actually kind of interesting just to read through the questions.

Ok so... I am a christian and have been all my life. I am also an avid Bible reader and do a lot of bible studies, so you would think I would be a pro at this bible trivia stuff... Ummm WRONG! These questions are hard! Even the easy ones are hard. Yes, I can answer some of them but I was surprised how many I hand no clue to the answer. I run a Bible study for kids and I was thinking of using this for them but I think it would be too hard.

This would be a great learning tool though if you just want to brush up on your Bible facts yourself (obviously I need to!). I also think if you are in an adult Bible study group this could be fun to try.

The only thing I didn't really care for was that the questions in each quiz were really random. Personally, I would like it better if they were grouped better. Like questions about David, then questions about Moses etc. This way it would be easier to choose quizzes based on what you are studying. 

All-in-all a great large set of Bible trivia questions to use any way you want!

Order from Amazon - HERE

I voluntarily posted this review after receiving a copy of this book from the Author -  Thank You!!


8/21/20

Dark Energy - Addison Brae


4.5 Stars

ABOUT THE BOOK -
Cybercrime doesn’t talk. It creeps in and destroys lives right under Gillian’s nose when a cryptojacking scheme lands her boss, Pinkie, in jail. Gillian had just started over with a new career, boyfriend, and confidence after escaping a vicious murder investigation that shattered her ability to trust. Then Pinkie’s arrest leaves her struggling to run his two bars while also unraveling the conspiracy.

Gillian will not let her mentor and friend go down for something he didn’t do. Neither will Jon, the most talented musician on the bar’s stage and the perfect boyfriend...until his good fortune sends her reeling. Gillian forces herself to trust the cops, people who hurt her, and known criminals. Will it be enough to free Pinkie and save her life?

Order from Amazon - HERE

ABOUT THE AUTHOR - 
DARK ENERGY, Return to Becker Circle, by Addison Brae is new and now available from Tirgearr Publishing. BECKER CIRCLE and DARK ENERGY are huge tributes to bartenders, bar managers, and servers--all superheroes!

Addison Brae lives in Dallas, Texas on the edge of downtown. As a child, she was constantly in trouble for hiding under the bed to read when she was supposed to be napping. She has been writing since childhood starting with diaries, letters, and short stories. She continues today with articles, video scripts, and other content as an independent marketing consultant.

Addison writes adult and new adult romantic suspense and contemporary young adult fiction. When she’s not writing, Addison spends her time traveling the world, collecting interesting cocktail recipes, and hosting parties. She’s still addicted to reading and enjoys jogging in her neighborhood park, sipping red wine, binge-watching TV series, vintage clothing, and hanging out with her artistic other half and their neurotic cat Lucy.


MY THOUGHTS -
This is the second book I have read by Addison. I loved the first one - Becker Circle and I loved this one! Both are fun, very suspenseful, with a great cast of characters.

Like the first book, this one takes place in a bar. Which (I don't hang out in bars but...) makes for a fun read. I love the "behind the scenes" look at running a bar. As well as what can go wrong. Not everything is perfect for Gillian (and Pinkie, the owner) but Gillian is a strong woman and handles it very well. She doesn't give up, she stays firm in her belief in Pinkie's innocence and fights for him, and the bar. I love Gillian. I do hope there are more books to this series. I'm not done with her yet LOL.

If you are looking for something exciting, suspenseful, with a bit of bar scene fun - this it it!!

I voluntarily posted this review after receiving a copy of this book from The author -  Thank You!!



8/18/20

Ashes Beneath Her - J R Erickson - Audio review - Narrated by Margy Stein


5 STARS!

Series: Northern Michigan Asylum Series, Book 3

ABOUT THE BOOK -

Orla has a gift, an ability to sense things she touches: memories, traumas…murders.

On a sunny day in 1975, she sets off on a bike ride into the picturesque countryside and vanishes. She is not the first young woman to go missing and she will not be the last.

Ashes Beneath Her is the third novel in the stand-alone Northern Michigan Asylum Series.

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR -

J.R. Erickson (aka Jacki) is an indie author who writes murder mysteries woven with elements of the paranormal. Since childhood, J.R. has been fascinated by otherworldly things. She started penning creepy stories in her adolescence, but didn’t pursue a career in writing until her mid-twenties. Like most paths, J.R.’s has been winding and filled with detours.

Today, she lives in the forests of northern Michigan with her excavator husband and her critter-loving son. In addition to writing, J.R. teaches yoga, hosts the true crime podcast Bitter Endings, and spends every spare minute hanging with her family and her kitties.

Her latest series, the Northern Michigan Asylum Series, is inspired by a real former asylum in Traverse City. J.R. regularly visits the former asylum that has been partially renovated into shops, restaurants and condominiums.


MY THOUGHTS -
Wow! This one was definitely my favorite in the series. I loved this one right from the beginning. It really hooked me. I don't know if maybe it was the story line. I do tend to like books about missing or abducted people. I know its sad and bizarre LOL but I do like sad and bizarre books!

A lot of twists in this story. When you think you know something, you're wrong. The good guys are bad and the bad guys are good... sometimes. So just beware. Don't trust anyone! And, of course, the ghost!  :-)

Great character development! Oh my goodness - Orla! Wow, what she went through. I don't think I could have stayed sane, I know I couldn't have, I would have lost it for sure! A very strong woman and a very likable character.

A very good, well thought out, well planned and developed, fun but creepy story.

This was a great series to start. I loved all three. I think there are 8 all together. I don't think I will finish the series just yet, too busy. but they will ALL go on my wish list for sure!

AUDIO - I was really tossed with one. I didn't hate the reader but I didn't love her either. She did a perfectly fine job with the Audio. It was just her voice I didn't care for. Just a personal preference. I did get used to it though so it didn't bother me after a while.


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