When Sarah McKinley is finally able to buy and restore the historic Florida mansion that she has always loved, she dismisses the horror stories of past residents vanishing and a long-dead housekeeper who practiced black magic. Then, in the midst of renovations, she makes a grim discovery. Hidden... show more
When Sarah McKinley is finally able to buy and restore the historic Florida mansion that she has always loved, she dismisses the horror stories of past residents vanishing and a long-dead housekeeper who practiced black magic. Then, in the midst of renovations, she makes a grim discovery. Hidden within the walls of Sarah's dream house are the remains of dozens of bodies—some dating back over a century.The door to the past is blown wide open when Caleb Anderson, a private investigator, shows up at the mansion. He believes several current missing-persons cases are linked to the house and its dark past. Working together to find the connection and stop a contemporary killer, Sarah and Caleb are compelled to research the history of the haunted house, growing closer to each other even as the solution to the murders eludes them.But there is one who knows the truth…a spirit who follows every move they make. Soon Caleb begins to fear that if he can't stay a step ahead, he could lose Sarah to a killer with an ability to transcend time in a quest for blood and sacrifice.
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: September 29th 2009
Pages no: 368
Edition language: English
Series: Harrison Investigation (#7)
3.5 Stars I really enjoyed this one. The history and details about St Augustine were interesting and the mystery kept me guessing right until the end. In fact, I was really rather gobsmacked at who the baddie(s) ended up being! This would have been a 4 star book had it not been for Sarah, who was pr...
I have a feeling I am going to think this book is stupid, not really being a fan of paranormal stories, but I got it for free from my cousin, so what the hell.....Yep, pretty dumb.
I liked the concept of this book, but it felt like the romance was not well planned or believable and there were no real seeds to who the killers were planted earlier in the book. It felt like their identities were totally pantsed in a "ooh wouldn't it be cool if it was these people?" without the n...
Heather Graham has always been hit or miss with me. This one is great until the very end where the bad guy suddenly "comes out of the closet" rather abruptly. It almost seemed as if the characters weren't getting to the correct conclusion fast enough, so the author just throw the confession out th...
A decent romance thriller that follows along the same vein as the Dead Room as it does involve the Harrison Investigators and there are supernatural elements to this story.The flavor of the Old South,voodoo, black magic and the Civil War is infused in this light read. Caleb Anderson, an investigator...