Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Haunting Me by Nikki LeClair

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Haunting Me Tour 2

about the book

HauntingMe_FrontCover_KindleImagine this; Your life is almost perfect, you have a stable job, a loving handsome boyfriend, great friends…then imagine being run over by a hot-dog cart on the day of your engagement, and waking up with a small concussion. And the ability to see Ghosts. Well, one ghost essentially; A batty, dramatic, lady who claims to have been murdered for her vast fortune and is demanding your help.

This is what happens to Phoebe Mercer, an aspiring Legal Assistant for a top Law Firm. Now she finds herself solving a mystery that threatens her relationships and her career, as she discovers her boss’s hand in her ghostly friend’s demise. If things weren’t bad enough, Phoebe begins to battle an attraction to the Ghost’s handsome but cool nephew, while realizing quite a few people in her life are not as they seem. As she uncovers the secrets and lies around her, she finds that in order to solve this mystery, and be free of the Ghost, she must lie herself. The only catch? The secrets Phoebe has kept from the people she loves, could ruin everything for her, and the Ghost.

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SERIES: Haunting Me #1
GENRE: Cozy Mystery, General Market
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RELEASE DATE: May 31, 2016
PAGES: 318

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my thoughts

I am discovering that there are many types of cozy mysteries.  Haunting Me falls into the “chick lit cozy” category. The scenes play out like they would in a chick flick movie, and the writing style is light and breezy. A little bit of humor, a little bit of romance, and a little bit of mystery.

Edie the ghost is a hoot – and she was my favorite character in the book.  She had the most dimension and some of the best lines. She was bold and brassy and on a mission – to solve her own murder and the mystery of her missing will. Edie and Phoebe make an interesting team and discovering what they were up to next was highly entertaining as the story progressed!

Bottom Line: While the writing style in Haunting Me isn’t my fave, the story itself has enough appeal to keep me reading. Edie and Phoebe and Porter stand out from the rest of the characters, and the romance angle has me looking forward to book two! If you were a fan of the TV show Ghost Whisperer, you will enjoy this unique cozy mystery!

(I received a copy of this book in exchange for only my honest review.)

My Rating: 3.5 stars / Liked it!

Reviewer’s Note: This is a general market book. As such, it has general market language, though not excessively so.

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about the author

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Nikki LeClair lives within Canada with her loving husband and their two rambunctious children. When she isn’t ordering her children to behave or begging her Border Terrier to listen to her, she sits behind her lap-top plotting out the next adventure of her new characters. She’s a fan of a good glass of Pinot Nior, and can’t live without her favorite Teas.

This is her second published novel. She also writes under her pen name, Vivian Brooks, and enjoys hearing from readers and fans of her work. You can find her on twitter at @NikkiL_Books , and on her Facebook Fan page Nikki LeClair.

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Visit all the stops on the Tour:

June 6th

Grass Monster – Amazon Reviewer – Book Review
Judging More Than Just The Cover – www.ambergreggbooks.com – Book Review/Author Q&A
Stormy Nights Reviewing & Bloggin’ – http://stormynightbloginandreviwing.blogspot.com/ – Book Review/Promo

June 7th

Reading Is My SuperPower – http://readingismysuperpower.org – Book Review/Promo
Book Lover in Florida – https://bookloverfl12.wordpress.com/ – Book Excerpt/Promo
jenabooks.com – http://www.jenabooks.com/category/media-events/ – Book Review

June 8th

Bookloverwormblog – www.bookloverwormblog.wordpress.com – Book Review/Excerpt
ItsShelbyMariee – http://itsshelbymariee.blogspot.co.uk/ – Book Review
Sweet Little Pretties – www.sweetlittlepretties.com – Book Excerpt/Promo

June 9th

Steamy Book Momma – http://steamybookmomma0.blogspot.com – Book Excerpt
Living Life With Joy – http://www.livinglifewithjoy.com – Book Review/Author Q&A

June 10th

One Book At A Time – booksandeinearelovely.blogspot.com – Book Promo
Hello Chick Lit – http://hellochicklit.com – Book Excerpt/Promo

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