Final Words

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Final Words

When Emma St. Clair dies from a hit and run accident, she is brought back to life by a team of ER doctors and nurses. What transpired during those moments when she was clinically dead has put her life in complete chaos. As a medical examiner, she deals with death everyday and now it seems the dead are talking to her. She's afraid that she is mentally unstable and tries to hide the strange visits by the dead from everyone she knows. Why is this happening to her? What is she suppose to do with the information the dead is giving her that is chillingly leading her to a killer? Detective Jason MacKenzie is dealing with the grief of loosing his sister and recently two of his friends by obsessively working on his cases which brings him to Emma's accident. He knows Emma is hiding something and is determined to find out what it is. Both of their lives become intertwined in the deadly web of events around them, and both are struggling with fragile emotions that an attraction between the two of them complicates. Can Emma give in to those building desires and still keep her secret? Can Jason let go of a past guilt and make room in his heart for Emma before a killer destroys both of their lives?

Final Words by Teri Thackston is a nail-biting thriller through the heart and soul of two people that are struggling with their own personal demons. As grizzly and otherworldly events bring them together, their emotions, and desires will melt your heart. This story grips the reader from the beginning and pulls you into the turmoil surrounding each character. You can feel the tension build with each page as it leads you to a breath-taking ending. Teri Thackston has penned an excellent book of paranormal, mystery and heart-warming romance that is hard to put down. This is the first novel I've read by this author and I would love to read more from her. I hope you enjoy it as much as I did.

Book Blurb for Final Words

A hit-and-run driver kills Emma St. Clair. When an emergency team brings her back to life, the young medical examiner learns she can communicate with the dead. Using her ability to solve murders, she hides her dubious gift to avoid being labeled emotionally disturbed and removed from her job.

Detective Jason MacKenzie lost a friend in the accident that critically injured Emma. With his sister's year-old hit-and-run death still unsolved, Jason vows to bring this deadly driver to justice. When Emma solves cases with information she shouldn't know, he focuses his investigation on the beautiful coroner. But his investigation quickly becomes attraction.

Discovering a killer at work in Clear Harbor, Emma puts her own life at risk to identify him, using her new skills. Learning that another detective was one of the killer's victims, she enlists Jason's help. But can she keep him from discovering her secret? Or will her ability to talk to ghosts prove deadly…in love and life?

Night Owl Reviews Jun, 2008 4.00