The Mind Readers

The Mind Readers follows Cameron Winters. Cameron lives in a small town in Maine with her Grandmother. The secret that she & her grandmother share is that they can read minds. This causes a daily struggle for Cameron to fit in with her peers. One tragic day she sees the dead body of her friend and hears her murderer. Lewis Douglas, a young gorgeous stranger who she believes to be the killer suddenly comes along. Lewis shows an interest in Cameron like no one else ever has. He treats her like she is normal. When everyone finds out Cameron's secret she goes away with Lewis to find others like her who will teach her who she could be if she trained.

Cameron has to struggle with her beliefs of right and wrong. She contends with her Grandmother's wishes to keep who & what they are a secret as well. In the beginning of this book, I found Cameron to be a little bit annoying. She had a tendency to be whiny while only using her gift to be friends with the most popular kids in school. Finally, in the middle of the book, Cameron starts showing some backbone and begins to stand up for herself. I love the way the author keeps you guessing throughout the entire book.

Cameron grows up so much from the beginning to the end of this book. She finally realizes the kind of person that she wants to be. I found myself heartbroken along with Cameron when she finally makes a decision concerning Lewis. The author does a great job of making you feel the emotions of Cameron. I liked that more than just the main character is complex.

Let’s talk a little bit about the other characters in this great book. Lewis is very surprising to me. He has such amazing depths to his character. Maddox had my attention from the first minute that he was introduced in this book. He had an atmosphere of danger along something hiding under the surface that has not been polished. Aaron also peaked my interest, but in other ways. He didn't come off as trust worthy. I could never tell who was telling the truth or who I should be cheering on. The characters that missed the mark were Cameron's high school friends. There was not much dimension to them, not too surprising from shallow high schoolers.

Well I would recommend that you defiantly take a look at this book. With equal parts romance, action, murder mystery, and paranormal aspects you will not be disappointed. The characters are well-written as are the scenes. There is a killer cliffhanger that will leave you wanting more. I cannot wait to see what the future will bring for Cameron in the sequel. 

Book Blurb for The Mind Readers

Cameron Winters is a freak. Fortunately, no one but her family knows the truth …that Cameron can read minds. For years Cameron has hidden behind a facade of normalcy, warned that there are those who would do her harm. When gorgeous and mysterious Lewis Douglas arrives he destroys everything Cameron has ever believed and tempts her with possibilities of freedom. Determined to embrace her hidden talents, Cameron heads to a secret haven with Lewis; a place where she meets others like her, Mind Readers.

But as Cameron soon finds out some things are too good to be true. When the Mind Readers realize the extent of Cameron’s abilities, they want to use her powers for their own needs. Cameron suddenly finds herself involved in a war in which her idea of what is right and wrong is greatly tested. In the end she’ll be forced to make a choice that will not only threaten her relationship with Lewis, but her very life.

If you enjoy The Mind Readers, you might also like Lori Brighton's Adult Romance The Ghost Hunter.

Night Owl Reviews Mar, 2011 4.75