I normally know if I am going to enjoy a book after the first chapter but I knew Ghost Files by April Baker was going to be a great book after the first paragraph.
The story revolves around a girl called Maddie. On the outside Maddie seems like a normal teenager dealing with normal teenage worries, but she is anything but. She has a secret that she is scared to tell anyone in case they think she is crazy; she can see ghosts.
Then when somebody close to her goes missing she surprises herself by confiding in a rookie cop who is skeptical but goes along with her as he thinks she may know something about this latest disappearance. However the more the police officer spends time with her he starts to believe her and even starts to care about her.
But Maddie gets too close to the killer and finds herself kidnapped and nobody knows where she is, she eventually gets help from a completely unique source but will she be saved in time? And what about all the other foster kids that have gone missing?
I found myself completely lost in this story, the characters were written so well that it was easy to identify with them and feel for them. By the end of the story I was so involved my heart was pounding and I could not put the book down, I had to find out what happened next and who was behind the mystery. At the end there was a complete shocker that I did not see coming and that just made the book even better. I am truly grateful that there is another book in the series that I can read as I am now smitten with Maddie and her powers and would like to see what the future holds in store for her.
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Published: August 2013 by Limitless Publishing
Genres: Horror, supernatural
Target Audience: Young Adult
Read: January 2015
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