I was absolutely fascinated by this book! I love that the story centers around a real historic area, and weaves a lot of historic fact into the plot. I also like that the story did not take the easy way out, making the culprit someone obvious or simply blaming the paranormal. The plot was very strong, and well written. I was engaged from the first page.
The character development was good, but I would have liked to either see a little bit more development, or a little less characters. I know we needed a large cast, to serve as red herrings, but some of the people who were not obvious suspects just seemed to muddy things a little, and make it hard to keep people straight. Also, I could have done without the romance aspect of the book. I think the thriller and paranormal aspects of the plot were strong enough to carry the story, the romance seemed like it was an afterthought to try to appeal to romance fans.
All in all, I found the book really well written, and very unique. I am looking forward to reading more from this author!
I received a review copy courtesy of TLC Book Tours, in exchange for my honest review. See the rest of the tour here.