Ghost Killer (Ghost Seer #3) by Robin D. Owens ★★★★


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Ghost Killer (Ghost Seer #3)
by Robin D. Owens 
Rating: ★★★★
Review Copy: ARC
Synopsis: Something wicked this way comes…

When her aunt died, level-headed accountant Clare Cermak inherited a fortune—as well as a phantom dog and the power to help ghosts move on. Her new gift led her to Zach Slade, a sexy private investigator with a unique psychic gift of his own, and the man who’s slowly opening her heart. But as they work toward building a future together, a sinister threat emerges.

An evil ghost is ravaging Creede, Colorado, threatening to devour the spirit of an innocent boy. Inexperienced in facing such a powerful ghost—and knowing her spirit, too, could be ripped away—Clare still can't refuse to help. With Zach’s support she uncovers the ghost’s identity, and the ancestral weapon required to slay it. But does Clare dare to use that weapon before the ghost destroys the man she loves—and her own spirit?

REVIEW

Claire (and Zach's) third official Ghost Laying mission sees them heading off to the small town of Creede where a young boy, Caden, nephew to old Mrs Flinton, is having a very tough time. He shares Claire's gift/curse of Ghost Seeing. And if you think it's a lot for a thirty-something woman to deal with, imagine being just a kid and not only dealing with ghosts, but parents who insist you're just "making it all up". *cough*idiots*cough*. Throw in some suspicious deaths that have Mrs Flinton frantic with worry and naturally Claire and Zach can't refuse. Especially Claire, since, you know, refusing to hunt ghosts will actually kill her.

l feel like this should be more than the third instalment of this series. I even did a double-take when I went to to check. It feels like so much happened and the characters are so connected and feel so strongly about each other, you forget it's been a very small amount of time in real fictional life. Just three short weeks of ghostly shenannigans. I suppose that all must be a good thing; that I feel so comfortable with the characters. All down to the excellent writing, of course.

Speaking of, Owen really upped the steam factor this time! This book was very very sexy, with multiple love scenes. Never gratuitous or porno-y, just plentiful. It didn't interfere with the great ghost mystery, however, and there was great development for the characters emotionally, too.

A fab instalment. Bring on the next!

4 Stars ★★★★  A copy of this book was provided by the publisher in exchange for an honest review.

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