Monday, March 19, 2012
Desires of the Dead by Kimberly Derting
Author: Kimberly Derting
# of Pages: 355 (Hardcover)
Rating: 5 stars
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.
My Thoughts: There never seems to be a dull moment in Violet's life. A new family moves to town, someone starts threatening her, and someone has discovered that she has a secret talent. To top it all off, she is keeping everything from her boyfriend, Jay.
This book was gripping and it gave me chills. I really liked the mystery and the suspense. I also liked Rafe. He's quiet and mysterious and I want to know more about him.
I absolutely loved this book, and I am very excited for The Last Echo.