Friday, December 21, 2012

Soul Search

Three years ago, one horrific night changed his life forever. And now the wolf soul that was invoked to save him is taking over his body, day by day.

Can he master his animal instincts in time to discover who is stealing children's souls before the delicate balance we all depend upon is shattered?

Or will he reject the one woman who can help heal his body and his soul?

*May Contain Spoilers*

Amber Scott brings wolves to the forefront as soul guardians in her novel, Soul Search. With a missing nephew and a wolf within who's clawing to emerge, Grant Connel must atone for his indiscretions. 

Grant, one of the main characters, is racked with guilt that he allowed his nephew, Tristan, to be kidnapped. It's been three years and no one knows where he may be. His only chance is a medium, Leigh, who may be able to use the spiritual world to track Tristan. Grant is a grounded, loving, yet tortured character. He yearns for the chance to make everything right and he will stop at nothing to find Tristan. Readers will form a bond with Grant founded by his hope to set his wrongs, right. As the novel continues, more of history is revealed and his true character comes out allowing the bond to strengthen. 

Leigh, the medium, is the other main character and Scott writes some of the novel from her point of view. She's a hopeful, naive, spiritualist who always has a ghost by her side. Her main goal is to make it back to her mother, in California, which she left for Europe in order to reconnect with her fiance. Who happens to break it off as soon as she arrives. Readers will connect with Leigh based on her personality. She's very loving and willing to use her gift to help those around her. 

The plot of this novel is full of mystery and paranormal occurrences. The hunt for Tristan is finally leading somewhere as Leigh begins having visions and dreams of him. Paired with Grant's ability to see the glow of stolen souls, the mystery is slowly unraveled. Scott's story line is impeccable and incredibly creative. With a sub-plot of romance that sometimes steals the stage, readers will love Soul Search

Rating: 3/5 Cups

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