A traumatic experience when he was a teen
left Special Agent Michael O’Rourke able to see and speak to
the spirits of the dead. Ever since, Michael has used his
gift to hunt for murderers with the help of their victims’
spirits. In an attempt to get away from it all, he stops in
Daisy Crandall, newly named Sheriff of
Mitchell, is at a dead end. A series of calculated and
gruesome murders have occurred; the last one was personal but
it seems like all the leads go nowhere. The appearance of a
stranger in her little town makes her suspicious. The
murderer has taken another victim and time is ticking away.
Can the murderer be found before he takes the life of his
Talking With The Dead is a story that manages
to be both eerie and sensual at the same time. I just fell
into the intensity of this story and couldn’t put it down.
Michael truly embodied the saying that great gifts come at
great prices and his efforts to do what he considers his duty
in spite of how much it tears him up is truly heroic. Daisy
grows to believe Michael’s abilities at the same time she
finds herself fascinated by the handsome and troubled FBI
Talking With The Dead was absolutely
engrossing. I haven’t filed this book away yet – I’d just
have to take it out to reread it again in a few days.