Posts Tagged ‘Ghost story’

The ghosting of gods
By Cricket Baker

John Hunt Publishing
Published May 2013
Seriously – there are way too many good books out there and just not enough time to read them all.
As Lemony Snicket said
“It is most likely that I will die next to a pile of books I was meaning to read!”

That pile is growing rapidly.

This latest book is right up my alley. I really do love a good ghost story as seen with some of the earlier posts on this blog and this is no exception. Just have to wait until May – Not long now!!

“Jesse is an apprentice exorcist who defies his priests when he learns his sister is in danger even though she’s dead. When he’s exiled to a haunted world, Jesse must unravel the mystery of ghosts if he is to save her. He plunges into a deadly game of hide-and-seek. The players include denizens draped in monkish robes, ghosts with matted eyes, the dead who tunnel underground in terror, and…Elspeth.

A coven scientist, Elspeth is both respected and feared for her abnormal spiritual powers. Jesse needs–craves–the knowledge of ghosts which she possesses. Elspeth tempts him in other ways…but is she a spiritual prodigy, or dangerously insane? The coven scientist begs him to trust her. He doesn’t. But he wants to.

Caught in a world on the brink of spiritual evolution, Jesse struggles to understand Elspeth even as frightening contacts from his sister force him to face the secret, shattering meaning of a verse he knows well: Blessed are the poor in ghost.”
Thank goodness for the great blurbs on Goodreads.