you’re looking for a light summer read, take a look at Simone St. James’ The
Other Side of Midnight. The story is set in 1925, London during a
time when psychics were commonly hired to help find loved ones lost in World
War I.A couple of authentic
psychics make their living using their talents in vastly different ways.
can see the dead. She can, but she really doesn’t want to, and hasn’t
used this talent in years. The dead always want something that she can’t
give them, so she prefers to keep it hidden.
one time Gloria Sutton, a glamorous medium working for the rich and famous, was
Ellie’s best friend. Having been estranged for three years, Ellie receives
a strange note from Gloria asking her to find her – after Gloria has already
been murdered at one of her own séances. Ellie can’t deny her old friend this
to uneasy partnerships with the brother that had disowned Gloria, and James
Hawley, a war veteran that can’t shake the war’s hold on him, Ellie abandons
her quiet, lonely life for one of danger and intrigue to find out what happened
James has captured a perfect balance of a classic ghost story, intrigue and
interesting characters. All this is achieved with the addition of a
gripping, eerie tone, without unnecessary gore and blatant violence.