Friday, November 30, 2012
Book Review - Picture the Dead
A ghost will find his way home.
Jennie Lovell's life is the very picture of love and loss. First she is orphaned and forced to live at the mercy of her stingy, indifferent relatives. Then her fiancé falls on the battlefield, leaving her heartbroken and alone. Jennie struggles to pick up the pieces of her shattered life, but is haunted by a mysterious figure that refuses to let her bury the past.
When Jennie forms an unlikely alliance with a spirit photographer, she begins to uncover secrets about the man she thought she loved. With her sanity on edge and her life in the balance, can Jennie expose the chilling truth before someone-or something-stops her?
Against the brutal, vivid backdrop of the American Civil War, Adele Griffin and Lisa Brown have created a spellbinding mystery where the living cannot always be trusted and death is not always the end.
My Take on the Book
If you are a fan of the paranormal or the Civil War you will enjoy this book. Picking this up I expected to find a book that was a typical middle school ghost story, but instead I found a story that was very well written with strong plot and characters that were steeped in history and suspense. The author brings together a great tableau of war, mystery, paranormal activity and suspense to make a book that leaves you on the edge of your seat and wanting to some back for more! This was a great book that I would encourage all to read!
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