Book Number in 2007: 30
Date Finished: Nov. 11, 2007
My Rating: 3 stars
Author: Charlaine Harris
Title: Grave Sight
Series Number: 1st in series
Genre: Paranormal Mystery
Book From: Library copy
Why I Read it: Was just before Halloween when I started it, and thought it would be fun to read something spooky :)
I enjoyed the story, didn't move along as fast as I had thought it would though. I got slowed down a bit in the middle because I found the main character to be a bit on the weird side (guess this should be expected from someone who was hit by lightening and finds the dead! lol) and the story was dragging a bit at that point.
I also found myself re-reading parts because the authors choice of wording was sometimes confusing to me.
But all in all I enjoyed the story. And though I won't run out to get the next book in the series right away, I do plan to read the next ones in the near future. :)
There was one quote I found extremely funny, but it didn't quite seem appropriate for a blog post LOL
Description from Publishers Weekly:
Ever since Harper Connelly survived a zap from a lightning bolt, she's been able to find dead people, a skill that makes the protagonist in the first installment of Harris's new series a tad more bizarre than the mind-reading heroine of the author's Sookie Stackhouse books (Dead as a Doornail, etc.).
Harper travels to the Ozark town of Sarne, Arkansas, to find a missing teenage girl's body, accompanied by her stepbrother, Tolliver, who acts as her manager and bodyguard and with whom she shares a thinly disguised physical attraction that they manage to keep at bay by engaging in casual sex with various partners.
Finding the body takes no time at all, but leaving town afterward isn't so easy. When Harper's life is threatened and Tolliver ends up in jail on trumped-up charges, it quickly becomes apparent that something sinister is going on in Sarne.