I received this book for free from Tantor Audio in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.The Ghost of Marlow House by Bobbi Ann Johnson Holmes, Anna J. McIntyre
Length: 9 hours and 11 minutes
Published by Createspace Independent Publishing Platform Pages: 256
on October 19th 2015
Source: Tantor Audio
Narrator: Romy Nordlinger
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When Danielle Boatman inherits Marlow House, she dreams of turning it into a seaside bed and breakfast. Since she’s never visited the property, Danielle’s not sure what awaits her in Oregon. She certainly doesn’t expect to find one of the house’s previous owners still in residence. After all, the man has been dead for almost ninety years—shouldn’t he have moved on by now?
Charming Walt Marlow convinces Danielle the only way he can move on is if she solves the mystery of his death. Danielle soon discovers her real problems may come from the living—those who have their sights on Marlow House’s other secrets.
Here is what I thought
Danielle inherited an old house and thought she would check it out and maybe open up a Bed and Breakfast if it was in good condition. She wasn’t expecting to find a centuries old ghost in the place. Danielle has been able to see ghost since she was young but because nobody believed her and thought she was weird she learned to keep it to herself.
Walt is not keen on having someone in his house and didn’t realize he was dead till she pointed out some things to him. He doesn’t seem to want to leave either. What he does want is for her to find out who killed him because one thing he is sure of is that he didn’t commit suicide like the papers say.
It also seems that there is another mystery surrounding the house and it is bringing a few greedy ones to her home. When she finds out what is going on she wants Walt to tell her where the item is but he doesn’t want too. Her friend Lisa is afraid that they might not be able to open the B&B if it brings in others like the two that broke in.
There is something off about their nice looking neighbor and Lisa really likes him so Danielle hopes he is not another greedy one looking for the item.
I enjoyed Haunting Danielle it was a fun story. Danielle is a good character as well as Lisa, but my favorite is Walt. I love his feistiness in not wanting to have them in his house and then his stubborness when it came to the item. I am really curious to see how this series will progress and have the next couple to listen too soon.
Recommend if you like
Cozy mysteries, old houses, and ghost.
Romy Norlinger is one of my favorites and she is great with anything I have heard her do.
Audio rating: 4
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