Sunday, June 26, 2011

Desires of the Dead By Kimberly Derting

Released: February 2011
Pages: 368
Genre: Romance, Mystery, Supernatural
Rating: 3.5 / 5

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
      I had higher expectations for this book. The first one was SO good. Naturally, I was expecting the same from the sequel. Desires of the Dead is a fantastic book, but I felt that there were too many coincidences. In the first book, a serial killer is hunting girls in Violet's very small home town. In this book, another killer appears on her doorstep? Not likely. The only problem I had with this book is that is was predictable & a tad unrealistic. However, I still thoroughly enjoyed this book. The cover is absolutely beautiful, and the inside of it was great too.
     There's really not a lot to say about this one. I'm sure anyone actually seeking out Desires of the Dead reviews has probably read the first book already. If not, you should really read the first book. The Body Finder is such a fantastic read. It will have you looking over your shoulder, and making sure your windows and doors are locked. Numerous times! Well, at least I did. That book scared me quite a bit, but thankfully there was gushy stuff to cushion the blow.

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