Saturday, October 24, 2015

Week 43 Reviews: Unhallowed Ground, Nightwalker, The Killing Edge

From Goodreads:
When Sarah McKinley is finally able to buy and restore the historic Florida mansion that she has always loved, she dismisses the horror stories of past residents vanishing and a long-dead housekeeper who practiced black magic. Then, in the midst of renovations, she makes a grim discovery. Hidden within the walls of Sarah's dream house are the remains of dozens of bodies-some dating back over a century.

The door to the past is blown wide open when Caleb Anderson, a private investigator, shows up at the mansion. He believes several current missing-persons cases are linked to the house and its dark past. Working together to find the connection and stop a contemporary killer, Sarah and Caleb are compelled to research the history of the haunted house, growing closer to each other even as the solution to the murders eludes them.

But there is one who knows the truth & hell-a spirit who follows every move they make. Soon Caleb begins to fear that if he can't stay a step ahead, he could lose Sarah to a killer with an ability to transcend time in a quest for blood and sacrifice.

From Goodreads:
One night, desperate for money to support her grandfather, Jessy Sparhawk places the bet that will change her life forever. Just as she's collecting her winnings, a man stumbles through the crowd, a knife protruding from his back, and crashes into her, pinning her to the table.

Hired to investigate the murder, private detective Dillon Wolf finds himself fascinated by the gorgeous redhead who'd been trapped beneath the victim--and by the single word the dying man had whispered in her ear. "Indigo."

One murder leads to another as Dillon and Jessy realize that the nightmare is only just beginning--and that the dead still have a hand left to play.

From Goodreads:

Chloe Marin was lucky. She was just a teenager when a party at a Florida beachside mansion turned into a savage killing spree, and she was one of the few to survive. Bloody handwriting on the walls pointed to a cult whose rituals included human sacrifice. Chloe's sketch of one of the killers linked two dead cult members found in the Everglades to the massacre, closing the case as far as the cops were concerned.

Ten years later Chloe works as a psychologist specializing in art therapy to help traumatized victims, and on the side she finds release in her passion for the martial arts. Police who hire her as a consultant know she's a literal kick-ass advocate for victims who can't always speak for themselves.

The current disappearance of a young swimsuit model ranks low on the cops' priority list. Everyone assumes the girl has run off for some fun in the sun, instead of getting ready for a photo shoot. Everyone but Chloe, who suspects a killer is using the modeling agency to stalk his prey. When the ghost of the model appears, asking Chloe for help, she knows that she has to do everything she can.

So does Luke Cane, a British ex-cop-turned-P.I. investigating the disappearance of the model on behalf of her father. Chloe and Luke have trouble trusting each other, but they can't help their strong attraction for one another. Luckily they agree on the important things: someone needs to find those missing girls, and if a few laws have to get bent so lives can be saved, too bad.

When Chloe arrives late for an appointment at the modeling agency, she discovers a gruesome mass murder eerily similar to the one she witnessed a decade ago—and can't help thinking that if she hadn't run late, she would have been there when the killer arrived. Ten years ago she hadn't been convinced the police had identified the real killers, and now she's sure of it. The same evil mind is behind the current murders, and she's afraid she's the target— and terrified that she won't be able to cheat death a third time. She has no choice now but to trust Luke on every level, because with a killer closing in, he's the only one who's willing to do whatever it takes to keep her alive. 

My first review of Nightwalker
My Review:
Reading these books was just plain awesome! I'd already read Nightwalker before, but that's been over 3 years ago, and my memory isn't that great, far from it! And I think maybe, maybe that I read The Killing Edge before that. Maybe. And plus I've been reading the whole series, so having all of that together was just fantastic!

Of these books, I think it was a bit of a tie between Nightwalker and The Killing Edge for the best mystery. Who the bad guys were, what the clues were, they were the best of this time, and just enjoyable to read! Of course the romances were all really great!

There were a few hunts that seemed a bit familiar from Nightwalker, and The Killing Edge, from the previous times that I read them, so yeah, that was really was awesome and having things end up in their happy ends again was really great!

This is the end of the first original series. Then there's the spin off series, which I've read a few books of. Which is kinda why I read this series-I wanted everything, and from the beginning! So finishing off this beginning, was just great!

These books are just comfort reads, you know? Just entertaining, really awesome to read, and just so great to read!

Author: Heather Graham
Series: Harrison Investigation #7, 8
First Read: February 28th-March 2nd, 2012
Read: September 26th, October 19th, 29th, 2015
Source: Own, Tuebl
Reason Why: Going through this series, and then the spin off series! Need to read more Heather Graham books! And they're Prequel & Sequel Challenge 2015 Books, and Nightwalker is a End of Series 2015 Book.
Publisher: Mira
Published: January 1st 2009, March 31st 2009, March 23rd 2010

Unhallowed Ground:
5/5 Hearts
5/5 Books
5/5 Stars

5/5 Hearts
5/5 Books
5/5 Stars

The Killing Edge:
5/5 Hearts
5/5 Books
5/5 Stars

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