The House on Tradd Street
A brilliant, chilling series debut, featuring a Charleston real estate agent who loves old houses?and the secret histories inside them. Practical Melanie Middleton hates to admit she can see ghosts. But she?s going to have to accept it. An old man she recently met has died, leaving her his... show more
A brilliant, chilling series debut, featuring a Charleston real estate agent who loves old houses?and the secret histories inside them. Practical Melanie Middleton hates to admit she can see ghosts. But she?s going to have to accept it. An old man she recently met has died, leaving her his historic Tradd Street home, complete with housekeeper, dog?and a family of ghosts anxious to tell her their secrets. Enter Jack Trenholm, a gorgeous writer obsessed with unsolved mysteries. He has reason to believe that diamonds from the Confederate Treasury are hidden in the house. So he turns the charm on with Melanie, only to discover he?s the smitten one... It turns out Jack?s search has caught the attention of a malevolent ghost. Now, Jack and Melanie must unravel a mystery of passion, heartbreak?and even murder.
Publish date: November 4th 2008
Publisher: NAL Trade
Pages no: 329
Edition language: English
, Book Club
, Womens Fiction
, Chick Lit
Series: Tradd Street (#1)
My local library has The House on Tradd Street shelved under romance, but I don't really think that this book fits into that genre very well. Sure, there is a mutual attraction and sexual tension between the two main characters, and there is a bit of a love triangle that goes on (I'm not much of a ...
I love a great mystery, love story and a few ghosts thrown in. This is a great read.
I had a love/hate relationship with this book. Loved the Charleston setting and the ghosts, but hated the childish personality of the main character.
The story itself I might have enjoyed, but the main characters and their character arc are one which I really don't enjoy. The uptight woman in denial who eventually learns to loosen up thanks to a somewhat rogueish, relaxed, boundary-pushing guy who may not be entirely honest is not generally a tr...
The first book that I read by Karen White was On Folly Beach which is a very heavy and deep read. This book is much lighter and although I enjoyed OFB, I am enjoying this one for totally different reasons. It is very light and fun with some humor behind it. I will def. read more by this author.