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"Sometimes I wonder....Can a ghost find you, if she wants to?"
An intricate tale of love, haunting memories, and renewal, Second Glance begins in current-day Vermont, where an old man puts a piece of land up for sale and unintentionally raises protest from the local Abenaki Indian tribe, who insist it's a burial ground. When odd, supernatural events plague the town of Comtosook, a ghost hunter is hired by the developer to help convince the residents that there's nothing spiritual about the property.
Enter Ross Wakeman, a suicidal drifter who has put himself in mortal danger time and again. He's driven his car off a bridge into a lake. He's been mugged in New York City and struck by lightning in a calm country field. Yet despite his best efforts, life clings to him and pulls him ever deeper into the empty existence he cannot bear since his fiancée's death in a car crash eight years ago. Ross now lives only for the moment he might once again encounter the woman he loves. But in Comtosook, the only discovery Ross can lay claim to is that of Lia Beaumont, a skittish, mysterious woman who, like Ross, is on a search for something beyond the boundary separating life and death. Thus begins Jodi Picoult's enthralling and ultimately astonishing story of love, fate, and a crime of passion.
Hailed by critics as a "master" storyteller (Washington Post), Picoult once again "pushes herself, and consequently the reader, to think about the unthinkable" (Denver Post). Second Glance, her eeriest and most engrossing work yet, delves into a virtually unknown chapter of American history -- Vermont's eugenics project of the 1920s and 30s -- to provide a compelling study of the things that come back to haunt us -- literally and figuratively. Do we love across time, or in spite of it?

Topics: Vermont, Speculative Fiction, Suspenseful, Ghosts, Indigenous Peoples, Love, Native Americans, Suicide, Death, The Afterlife, Grief, and Magical Realism

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This book was mildly entertaining -- but not one of her better ones in my opinion. Maybe her description of the way the rock quarry operated (ridiculous!) turned me off.more
I was extremely disappointed with this book. It was just so... all over the place. I've read some Picoult books before, so I'm used to dealing with all the different characters, but this was just plain ridiculous. I couldn't keep track of who was who or what they were doing. There was way too much going on. It also took me until about 3/4 of the way into to the book to realize that the ghost was actually real. I thought there was going to be some logical explanation for it all, but no, it was an actual paranormal book- I just wasn't expecting that and it really threw me off... and put me off. Definitely wouldn't recommend this one.
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I was skeptical when I began this book but turns out I loved it. It's a very interesting story about a young man whose fiance was killed in an auto accident and he is unable to get past it. It's about his sister who is raising a son who suffers from XP, a genetic disease that forces the victim to stay out of sunlight so their days are at night and their nights become their days. It's about an area of Vermont where the government decided to, and actually passed a law to sterilize, voluntarily of course (not), the indigent, the feeble minded, the destitute, the illiterate, and persons belonging to a particular Indian tribe. (This last part is true and the law, though it has been reworded, is still on the books in Vermont. All other states that passed similar laws in the 20s & 30s have wiped them from their books.) It is about the ghost of a lady who died in the 30s but continues to return as she has a story to tell. She finally finds someone who is sensitive enough to the unnatural who sees and hears her.There are a lot of characters in this book and in the beginning it was a bit difficult to keep up with them all but it came. My only negative about the storyline is that the ending was sewn up quickly and that all came together just a bit too nicely for my taste. But it was overall a very good read and I gave it 4 stars.more
Bestselling author Jodi Picoult has published an astounding twenty novels, and has achieved global success as a writer. Probably best known for her novel My Sister's Keeper published in 2004 and later made into a movie in 2009, reading Second Glance was my first introduction to Jodi Picoult's work.The blurb describes Second Glance as: "One of Jodi Picoult's eeriest and most engrossing works, this is a story about the things that come back to haunt us - literally and metaphorically." Reading this, I figured it sounded like the perfect place to start.A house and large plot of land is being sold in Vermont, but little does the buyer know, the house has a history. Strange things begin to happen as the developer begins to demolish the house, and Ross - a paranormal investigator, in town to visit his sister - offers to look into the situation.What he doesn't expect is to fall in love and re-open a 70 year old murder case. Picoult takes us back in time to when owners of the house were leaders in eugenics and a terrible tragedy took place.This is a story of love, family and identity, and Picoult deftly weaves the story and the characters together in a meaningful and touching way. I enjoyed learning how the characters were linked together and how destiny or fate played a role in each of their lives. It was quite beautiful although at times heartbreaking."I think Second Glance is my biggest accomplishment to date." - Jodi Picoult (Source: author website, August 2012)This was a fabulous introduction to popular author Jodi Picoult and I'll be sure to read more of her work in the future.more
I was sceptical about reading this book because it has ghosts in it. But Jodi Picoult is a good writer, and she pulled off a story that dealt with real people and real issues in spite of the odd ghost. This is the story of Ross Wakeman, who lost his fiancee in a car accident and hopes that ghosts exist so that he can find her again. It's also the story of Lia Pike, whose husband and father are prominent in the eugenics movement of the 1930s in Vermont, which saw many "undesirables" sterilized involuntarily. I like the way Ms. Picoult deals with complex issues in her novels, and that is what made this book work for me: eugenics in the 1930s to embryo DNA screening in the 21st century.more
This book is another long typical Jodi Picoult novel which seems to drag on, which is why I did not finish it. I got about half way in and decided that it was just not maintaining my interest.more
Good read. I enjoyed the story lines. And I enjoy Picoult's writing.more
This was a ghost story in many ways; the ghosts of a young man's life haunt him daily, the ghost of a real life haunt a young boy with a terminal illness, and the corporeal ghost of a young woman who died decades ago. I wasn't expecting much when I read this, but I was drawn in. It's not My Sister's Keeper, but it is, indeed, a keeper.more
Very slow book.... I normally get grabbed by her books and find it hard to put them down. I didn't have that problem with this one at all, though eventually I found it pretty interesting.more
Read this book about a year or two ago. I remember absolutely nothing about it. I went back to read what the book was about and still nothing triggered. So I'd say....not a very memorable book. Apparently I liked the story though because I gave it a decent rating :-Pmore
i love this author, but this wasnt one of my favorites of hers. i found it tough to get ito, but pnce i did, i really enjoyed it. usually though i cant put her books down, so it was a little dissapointing.more
Anyone who knows me knows that I have this love/hate relationship with Jodi Picoult. (Well, it's sort of a one-way thing, really.) I think she is a wonderful, fluid writer with a powerful gift for altering her voice to suit each character. So when she screws something up, I get madder at her than I do at other, less talented writers.Second Glance indulges in a typical Picoult conceit: it is told from a number of perspectives, and many of them seem unrelated at first; as the novel progresses, the story lines converge. Ross Wakeman, consumed with guilt over his fiancee's death, has become a ghost hunter and a bit of a drifter. Ross wants nothing more than to see a bona-fide ghost, but the after-life only taunts him with hints and questions. Ross's sister Shelby, caring for a small son with XP syndrome, just wants to keep her son and her sometimes suicidal brother alive. Geneticist Meredith has a little girl who sees ghosts - or perhaps she is psychotic. And cop Eli and 102 year old Az are Abenaki Indians who are trying to keep an ancient burial ground form being developed.Sounds disconnected? Unfortunately, it is. Picoult shows her usual skill at bringing characters alive; but it wasn't enough to keep me interested, because it seemed to take forever to bring these people together. I admit it, I had to skip ahead, or else I was going to give up on the novel altogether. Also as usual, Picoult's ending seemed a bit contrived, but I give her a pass on that; this novel is more fantastical than her usual novels, and a slightly fantastic ending seemed quite reasonable to me. Bottom line: if you can stay interested until page 150 or so, you won't be mad at yourself for finishing it.more
Not my favourite Picoult book, but not bad. She does a good job creating the characters and almost made me believe in the paranormal world!more
Every once in a while you will come across a book that will make you think “this is the best book I ever read”! And if you are like me you read a lot and you tend to think that every time you read a good book. But at this point in time it IS the best book I have ever read.At the center of the story lies a property dispute between a local native group, the Abenaki, who claim the land is a native burial ground and a developer who is purchasing the land for commercial development. Things get a little complicated and mysterious when seemingly supernatural events begin to occur on the property and surrounding area. The developer turns to a local ghost hunter who is driven by his desire to reunite with his tragically lost love. The search leads to a presumed murder on the property in the 1930s and a connection to a local eugenics movement that existed around the same time.What makes the story more fascinating is that the eugenics movement is based on an actual movement in Vermont during that time period which had been forgotten and rediscovered in the form of state records which includes genealogy charts of degenerate families. Picoult compares and contrasts eugenics with modern day genetic diagnostician’s work in helping parents who have trouble conceiving healthy children.Second Glance is as much of a love story as it is a ghost story, murder suspense or a history lesson. Just when you think you have the story figured out you are hit with unexpected and unpredictable turn of events.more
It gets to be unrealistic in the end. Everyone gets a happy ending and that is just not how it goes. Otherwise, it is really interesting, especially the part about eugenics and how to hunt ghosts.more
While I thought some of the paranormal bits a bit cheesy - especially Ross and his obsessive love - I thoroughly enjoyed Part Two of the book that dealt with the past eugenics projects. I love good fiction that can weave in interesting, researched facts.more
While I typically find Picoult's novels immediately engrossing, I simply could not get into this book. To be honest, I only made it through the first 100 pages before I put it aside. I wanted to like it, but I found these characters hard to connect to.more
This is Picoult's third novel that I have read and she still leaves me impressed. I absolutely loved the story. Picoult's research into the eugenics movement was wonderfully done and beautifully integrated into the plot. The descriptions of odd occurrences attributed to the ghosts were haunting and incredibly evocative. This novel does not disappoint--I will definitely be reading more of her!more
Very compelling and very moving. Ross lost his true love in a car accident years ago. Ever since he has been searching for proof of life after death and chasing death himself. While staying with his sister, he gets the proof he wants but not from the person he wants it from.A wonderfully human cast of characters, a compelling story entwining the past and present, and loads to think about. What makes us who we are? What traits are desirable and who decides that? Is life worth living even if it isn't what you though it would be? Excellent!more
I made the mistake of asking the friend from whom I borrowed the book what it was about, which skewed the first half of the book for me. I still enjoyed the whole book, even slipping away on Thanksgiving to read it. Review:Written in three parts, present-past-present, Picoult works her magic in weaving the stories of many characters into one tale. This story spans over a hundred years of one family’s hidden history while tackling the issues of eugenics and genetics. I’m a sucker for books, movies, anything where I get to make the connections and put together the details into a completed puzzle. Without spoiling the novel, I can tell you that this is the story of lonely people finding something worth living for. The book was long, and bordered on the fine line between overboard and tying up the loose ends. After finishing it, I did appreciate Picoult’s attention to detail and the fact that no questions were left unanswered. I would recommend this book to someone who wants to curl up with a blanket on a cold weekend and enjoy reading something a little magical, a little sad, and a lot about love.more
Second Glance, by Jodi Picoult, was a satisfying, light summer read. This book explores the disturbing history of eugenics in a small town in Vermont; it is also a ghost story and a love story, not that the latter two are mutually exclusive as you will see if you dare (goosebumps and shivers here) to read this book! Fun.more
Great book. I loved all the characters in the book. One that stuck out the most was Ross. I could relate to him, because I too have tried to leave the life I had and thought that it wasn't worth living. I'm glad he had a second chance to see if something will go with Meridith. I loved the ghost part where your sould doesn't move on to the next life if things are not settled, I wonder if it happens in real life?more
Jodi Picoult took many different topics in our society today and made these topicsones that we could relate to. It's a great mix of mystery and drama that keeps you turning the page. She researched topics such as Xeroderma Pigmentosum, the Abenaki Indians, and life in the 1930's. She took time and effort to make this book into something that showed us things we would never even think about. In this novel, Picoult took many lives of ordinary people and intertwined them to conect to one another. Throughout the novel, little pieces start to fall in to place as you try to figure out this murder mystery and the connection with all the characters. Trust me, it will give you the chills as dramatic irony continues to pile on top of you. There isn't just one main character. You have Ross, who lost his loved one and now is a ghost hunter searching for her. There's Ethan, the boy with XP who wishes he could be a normal kid and get to play outside and go to school like all the other kids on his block. Then there's Cecilia, who died in 1932 but is searching for something that has been missing her whole life, with the help of Ross Wakeman. This story draws you in to a life you didn't think was possible, with suspense and puzzlement that only makes you want to finish the book.more
This is probably my favorite Picoult to date because of how intense it had to have been to research. It was full of suspense and information that we as Americans should definitely know about! I cared about all of the characters and couldn't get enough of them.more
I was really excited about this one because it features a ghost hunter and she acknowledges Grant Wilson and Jason Hawes and The Atlantic Paranormal Society for teaching her about ghost hunting - score! But I do have to say that of the three of hers that I've read, this one was the least attention-catching. It was a fun mystery - there's all sorts of characters in the beginning and you can't exactly figure out how they all fit together right away. Slowly the reader can begin connecting dots and it's awful fun trying to figure out who goes where in this puzzle. Even though there are ghosts peeking around every corner, they're not there to scare - neither the other characters nor the reader - so don't let that put you off. This is perfect for a relaxing summer read, so definitely check it out!more
Jodi can really tie a story together in the most interesting and obscure ways. It's amazing how she weaves characters together and this story is a page turner and becomes even more amazing as the characters come together.more
WOW! One of the best books I've read in a long time. Read from cover to cover in less than 24 hours. The story captivated me from the beginning...several mysteries...just had to know so I had to keep reading. If you love ghost stories, you gotta read this!!!more
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This book was mildly entertaining -- but not one of her better ones in my opinion. Maybe her description of the way the rock quarry operated (ridiculous!) turned me off.more
I was extremely disappointed with this book. It was just so... all over the place. I've read some Picoult books before, so I'm used to dealing with all the different characters, but this was just plain ridiculous. I couldn't keep track of who was who or what they were doing. There was way too much going on. It also took me until about 3/4 of the way into to the book to realize that the ghost was actually real. I thought there was going to be some logical explanation for it all, but no, it was an actual paranormal book- I just wasn't expecting that and it really threw me off... and put me off. Definitely wouldn't recommend this one.
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I was skeptical when I began this book but turns out I loved it. It's a very interesting story about a young man whose fiance was killed in an auto accident and he is unable to get past it. It's about his sister who is raising a son who suffers from XP, a genetic disease that forces the victim to stay out of sunlight so their days are at night and their nights become their days. It's about an area of Vermont where the government decided to, and actually passed a law to sterilize, voluntarily of course (not), the indigent, the feeble minded, the destitute, the illiterate, and persons belonging to a particular Indian tribe. (This last part is true and the law, though it has been reworded, is still on the books in Vermont. All other states that passed similar laws in the 20s & 30s have wiped them from their books.) It is about the ghost of a lady who died in the 30s but continues to return as she has a story to tell. She finally finds someone who is sensitive enough to the unnatural who sees and hears her.There are a lot of characters in this book and in the beginning it was a bit difficult to keep up with them all but it came. My only negative about the storyline is that the ending was sewn up quickly and that all came together just a bit too nicely for my taste. But it was overall a very good read and I gave it 4 stars.more
Bestselling author Jodi Picoult has published an astounding twenty novels, and has achieved global success as a writer. Probably best known for her novel My Sister's Keeper published in 2004 and later made into a movie in 2009, reading Second Glance was my first introduction to Jodi Picoult's work.The blurb describes Second Glance as: "One of Jodi Picoult's eeriest and most engrossing works, this is a story about the things that come back to haunt us - literally and metaphorically." Reading this, I figured it sounded like the perfect place to start.A house and large plot of land is being sold in Vermont, but little does the buyer know, the house has a history. Strange things begin to happen as the developer begins to demolish the house, and Ross - a paranormal investigator, in town to visit his sister - offers to look into the situation.What he doesn't expect is to fall in love and re-open a 70 year old murder case. Picoult takes us back in time to when owners of the house were leaders in eugenics and a terrible tragedy took place.This is a story of love, family and identity, and Picoult deftly weaves the story and the characters together in a meaningful and touching way. I enjoyed learning how the characters were linked together and how destiny or fate played a role in each of their lives. It was quite beautiful although at times heartbreaking."I think Second Glance is my biggest accomplishment to date." - Jodi Picoult (Source: author website, August 2012)This was a fabulous introduction to popular author Jodi Picoult and I'll be sure to read more of her work in the future.more
I was sceptical about reading this book because it has ghosts in it. But Jodi Picoult is a good writer, and she pulled off a story that dealt with real people and real issues in spite of the odd ghost. This is the story of Ross Wakeman, who lost his fiancee in a car accident and hopes that ghosts exist so that he can find her again. It's also the story of Lia Pike, whose husband and father are prominent in the eugenics movement of the 1930s in Vermont, which saw many "undesirables" sterilized involuntarily. I like the way Ms. Picoult deals with complex issues in her novels, and that is what made this book work for me: eugenics in the 1930s to embryo DNA screening in the 21st century.more
This book is another long typical Jodi Picoult novel which seems to drag on, which is why I did not finish it. I got about half way in and decided that it was just not maintaining my interest.more
Good read. I enjoyed the story lines. And I enjoy Picoult's writing.more
This was a ghost story in many ways; the ghosts of a young man's life haunt him daily, the ghost of a real life haunt a young boy with a terminal illness, and the corporeal ghost of a young woman who died decades ago. I wasn't expecting much when I read this, but I was drawn in. It's not My Sister's Keeper, but it is, indeed, a keeper.more
Very slow book.... I normally get grabbed by her books and find it hard to put them down. I didn't have that problem with this one at all, though eventually I found it pretty interesting.more
Read this book about a year or two ago. I remember absolutely nothing about it. I went back to read what the book was about and still nothing triggered. So I'd say....not a very memorable book. Apparently I liked the story though because I gave it a decent rating :-Pmore
i love this author, but this wasnt one of my favorites of hers. i found it tough to get ito, but pnce i did, i really enjoyed it. usually though i cant put her books down, so it was a little dissapointing.more
Anyone who knows me knows that I have this love/hate relationship with Jodi Picoult. (Well, it's sort of a one-way thing, really.) I think she is a wonderful, fluid writer with a powerful gift for altering her voice to suit each character. So when she screws something up, I get madder at her than I do at other, less talented writers.Second Glance indulges in a typical Picoult conceit: it is told from a number of perspectives, and many of them seem unrelated at first; as the novel progresses, the story lines converge. Ross Wakeman, consumed with guilt over his fiancee's death, has become a ghost hunter and a bit of a drifter. Ross wants nothing more than to see a bona-fide ghost, but the after-life only taunts him with hints and questions. Ross's sister Shelby, caring for a small son with XP syndrome, just wants to keep her son and her sometimes suicidal brother alive. Geneticist Meredith has a little girl who sees ghosts - or perhaps she is psychotic. And cop Eli and 102 year old Az are Abenaki Indians who are trying to keep an ancient burial ground form being developed.Sounds disconnected? Unfortunately, it is. Picoult shows her usual skill at bringing characters alive; but it wasn't enough to keep me interested, because it seemed to take forever to bring these people together. I admit it, I had to skip ahead, or else I was going to give up on the novel altogether. Also as usual, Picoult's ending seemed a bit contrived, but I give her a pass on that; this novel is more fantastical than her usual novels, and a slightly fantastic ending seemed quite reasonable to me. Bottom line: if you can stay interested until page 150 or so, you won't be mad at yourself for finishing it.more
Not my favourite Picoult book, but not bad. She does a good job creating the characters and almost made me believe in the paranormal world!more
Every once in a while you will come across a book that will make you think “this is the best book I ever read”! And if you are like me you read a lot and you tend to think that every time you read a good book. But at this point in time it IS the best book I have ever read.At the center of the story lies a property dispute between a local native group, the Abenaki, who claim the land is a native burial ground and a developer who is purchasing the land for commercial development. Things get a little complicated and mysterious when seemingly supernatural events begin to occur on the property and surrounding area. The developer turns to a local ghost hunter who is driven by his desire to reunite with his tragically lost love. The search leads to a presumed murder on the property in the 1930s and a connection to a local eugenics movement that existed around the same time.What makes the story more fascinating is that the eugenics movement is based on an actual movement in Vermont during that time period which had been forgotten and rediscovered in the form of state records which includes genealogy charts of degenerate families. Picoult compares and contrasts eugenics with modern day genetic diagnostician’s work in helping parents who have trouble conceiving healthy children.Second Glance is as much of a love story as it is a ghost story, murder suspense or a history lesson. Just when you think you have the story figured out you are hit with unexpected and unpredictable turn of events.more
It gets to be unrealistic in the end. Everyone gets a happy ending and that is just not how it goes. Otherwise, it is really interesting, especially the part about eugenics and how to hunt ghosts.more
While I thought some of the paranormal bits a bit cheesy - especially Ross and his obsessive love - I thoroughly enjoyed Part Two of the book that dealt with the past eugenics projects. I love good fiction that can weave in interesting, researched facts.more
While I typically find Picoult's novels immediately engrossing, I simply could not get into this book. To be honest, I only made it through the first 100 pages before I put it aside. I wanted to like it, but I found these characters hard to connect to.more
This is Picoult's third novel that I have read and she still leaves me impressed. I absolutely loved the story. Picoult's research into the eugenics movement was wonderfully done and beautifully integrated into the plot. The descriptions of odd occurrences attributed to the ghosts were haunting and incredibly evocative. This novel does not disappoint--I will definitely be reading more of her!more
Very compelling and very moving. Ross lost his true love in a car accident years ago. Ever since he has been searching for proof of life after death and chasing death himself. While staying with his sister, he gets the proof he wants but not from the person he wants it from.A wonderfully human cast of characters, a compelling story entwining the past and present, and loads to think about. What makes us who we are? What traits are desirable and who decides that? Is life worth living even if it isn't what you though it would be? Excellent!more
I made the mistake of asking the friend from whom I borrowed the book what it was about, which skewed the first half of the book for me. I still enjoyed the whole book, even slipping away on Thanksgiving to read it. Review:Written in three parts, present-past-present, Picoult works her magic in weaving the stories of many characters into one tale. This story spans over a hundred years of one family’s hidden history while tackling the issues of eugenics and genetics. I’m a sucker for books, movies, anything where I get to make the connections and put together the details into a completed puzzle. Without spoiling the novel, I can tell you that this is the story of lonely people finding something worth living for. The book was long, and bordered on the fine line between overboard and tying up the loose ends. After finishing it, I did appreciate Picoult’s attention to detail and the fact that no questions were left unanswered. I would recommend this book to someone who wants to curl up with a blanket on a cold weekend and enjoy reading something a little magical, a little sad, and a lot about love.more
Second Glance, by Jodi Picoult, was a satisfying, light summer read. This book explores the disturbing history of eugenics in a small town in Vermont; it is also a ghost story and a love story, not that the latter two are mutually exclusive as you will see if you dare (goosebumps and shivers here) to read this book! Fun.more
Great book. I loved all the characters in the book. One that stuck out the most was Ross. I could relate to him, because I too have tried to leave the life I had and thought that it wasn't worth living. I'm glad he had a second chance to see if something will go with Meridith. I loved the ghost part where your sould doesn't move on to the next life if things are not settled, I wonder if it happens in real life?more
Jodi Picoult took many different topics in our society today and made these topicsones that we could relate to. It's a great mix of mystery and drama that keeps you turning the page. She researched topics such as Xeroderma Pigmentosum, the Abenaki Indians, and life in the 1930's. She took time and effort to make this book into something that showed us things we would never even think about. In this novel, Picoult took many lives of ordinary people and intertwined them to conect to one another. Throughout the novel, little pieces start to fall in to place as you try to figure out this murder mystery and the connection with all the characters. Trust me, it will give you the chills as dramatic irony continues to pile on top of you. There isn't just one main character. You have Ross, who lost his loved one and now is a ghost hunter searching for her. There's Ethan, the boy with XP who wishes he could be a normal kid and get to play outside and go to school like all the other kids on his block. Then there's Cecilia, who died in 1932 but is searching for something that has been missing her whole life, with the help of Ross Wakeman. This story draws you in to a life you didn't think was possible, with suspense and puzzlement that only makes you want to finish the book.more
This is probably my favorite Picoult to date because of how intense it had to have been to research. It was full of suspense and information that we as Americans should definitely know about! I cared about all of the characters and couldn't get enough of them.more
I was really excited about this one because it features a ghost hunter and she acknowledges Grant Wilson and Jason Hawes and The Atlantic Paranormal Society for teaching her about ghost hunting - score! But I do have to say that of the three of hers that I've read, this one was the least attention-catching. It was a fun mystery - there's all sorts of characters in the beginning and you can't exactly figure out how they all fit together right away. Slowly the reader can begin connecting dots and it's awful fun trying to figure out who goes where in this puzzle. Even though there are ghosts peeking around every corner, they're not there to scare - neither the other characters nor the reader - so don't let that put you off. This is perfect for a relaxing summer read, so definitely check it out!more
Jodi can really tie a story together in the most interesting and obscure ways. It's amazing how she weaves characters together and this story is a page turner and becomes even more amazing as the characters come together.more
WOW! One of the best books I've read in a long time. Read from cover to cover in less than 24 hours. The story captivated me from the beginning...several mysteries...just had to know so I had to keep reading. If you love ghost stories, you gotta read this!!!more
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