Saturday, April 11, 2015

Haunted by Sommer Marsden

(eBook; 2015: erotic novella)

From the back cover:

"Two people lost and alone in life searching for answers…

"One haunted amusement park with a dark history…


Maddox visits abandoned sites to take photographs and figure out his future. He haunts the places that are monuments to the way he feels inside. Stark, empty, raw. And Olyvia searches for answers to her own painful loss by hunting ghosts. Trying to comfort herself by seeking proof of an afterlife.

"Maddox and Olyvia recognize kindred souls in one another. But a chance to fully explore their connection is a luxury they may not have. There’s a ghost stalking Screamland hell-bent on revenge. And it’s targeting them."



Review:

Haunted is an entertaining, mood-effective (romantic, lusty and spooky) read that is not only sexy, but smart, with engaging writing and engaging characters whose past tragedies are reader-hooking and emotional but not lust-simple or bathetic. The storyline probably won't surprise you, but Marsden's overall excellence as an author and the sometimes-humorous, always-on-the-mark dialogue renders any criticism of the storyline moot. If you're looking for an all-around worthwhile romantic, atmospheric and mature (in multi-layered senses of the word) work, Haunted fits that bill.

This novella is available on the Amazon site and Smashwords (which has more format options than Amazon), as well as other sites.

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