by Lisa Unger
Series: The Whispers #2
Published by: Simon and Schuster
Genres: Mystery, Thriller
From New York Times bestselling author Lisa Unger comes the second of three stories in an e-novella about a psychic medium and the strange secrets she begins to uncover--for better or for worse. Ten years after Eloise Montgomery discovers her psychic abilities, she is a full-fledged working psychic, with a partner and a business. Now, in The Burning Girl, she's discovering some disturbing things: secrets about her genealogy that are, perhaps, best left in the past; that her granddaughter Finley has powers of her own; and that not all of Eloise's visitors actually want to be helped. Some of them are just looking for trouble... Writing with the same taut prose that earned her critical acclaim for her explosive thriller Beautiful Lies, Lisa Unger delivers a spellbinding story that will leave you wanting more.
The Burning Girl the second novella in a Whispers Story by Lisa Unger picks up ten years after Eloise Montgomery first discovered her physic abilities. We see the toll this gift has taken on her, and get updates on her daughter and the detective who helped her on her first case.
Espresso Review of The Burning Girl
The Burning Girl once again impressed me with Unger’s writing ability and solidified her as an author whose works I will continue to explore. However, this was not a favorite. The story of the Burning Girl was creepy, dark and had me spellbound. As Eloise tried to ignore this entity, she also worked a case involving a missing wife, and discovered more about how she developed this gift and the implications for loved ones. Doesn’t Burning Girl sounds fantastic? It was right until the end. This is a very short novella, and things just ended like someone chopped off the tail end of it. I honestly thought it was a mistake. My only hope is that the final novella The Three Sisters due out on January 5, 2015 gives me answers.
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