Desires of the Dead

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Desires of the Dead

Body Finder, #2

Violet has an odd gift, she has the ability to sense the bodies of the dead. When she happens to go shopping with a friend, Violet senses something that seems off. She is unable to investigate immediately because of her friend, but when she goes back, Violet discovers that there is a dead body. After calling the police to report the body anonymously, she believes that is the end of that. But somehow the FBI gets ahold of her name and takes an interest in her. Meanwhile, odd events surround as it seems someone is out to get her. After finding a dead cat left by her car, Violet begins to worry. Violet decides to get away from everything by going on a weekend trip with her friends. But will the mystery follow her there and what does the FBI really want with her?

This is the thrilling sequel to "The Body Finder" by Kimberly Derting. I was just as excited reading this book as the first one. "Desires of the Dead" was extremely fast-paced and action packed. I enjoyed reading about Violet and Jay's growing relationship, even after events threaten to pull them apart. For those who love the paranormal, fans of Kelly Armstrong and anyone who enjoys a book full of excitement and intrigue, "Desires of the Dead" is a must read.

Book Blurb for Desires of the Dead

Violet can sense the echoes of those who've been murdered—and the matching imprint that clings to their killers. Only those closest to her know what she is capable of, but when she discovers the body of a young boy she also draws the attention of the FBI, threatening her entire way of life.As Violet works to keep her morbid ability a secret, she unwittingly becomes the object of a dangerous obsession. Normally she'd turn to her best friend, Jay, except now that they are officially a couple, the rules of their relationship seem to have changed. And with Jay spending more and more time with his new friend Mike, Violet is left with too much time on her hands as she wonders where things went wrong. But when she fills the void by digging into Mike's tragic family history, she stumbles upon a dark truth that could put everyone in danger.

Night Owl Reviews Mar, 2011 4.75