demonic evil lurking in the remote hotel’s basement, just waiting to be awoken. And when people start to disappear, Digger and his daughter Kendra must face the circle of demons that view the hotel as their personal playground. You see, I don't like preachy books no matter the side (a believer or an atheist, both can be rabid) and I am choosing to read those parts as a religious satire. When Digger Wilson brings his paranormal team Spirit Seekers International to the White Horse Inn, he is skeptical that his dead wife will keep her half of the bargain. But when one of the conference guests channels a mysterious presence and an Ouija board spells out a pet phrase known only to Digger and his wife, his convictions are challenged. Somewhe2.5I am not sure what to think of this book. Yes, in the same way a haunted place horror film is entertaining. It takes its sweet time, working on individual people one by one. While the book is really entertaining, there were a couple of things that annoyed the hell out of me.I felt that the characters were one of the main strengths of this book.Each character was believable and all too human with very human failings.He's hoping he's able to find his wife's spirit there, but he ends up finding more than he expected.Along with his team of specialists, Digger brings along his artistic daughter, Kendra, who resents him and only wants to lose herself in the fictional world she creates on the canvas.That's exactly what I found with Speed Dating with the Dead.I was alternately terrified and captivated by this story.
I was thinking it would be a humorous paranormal romantic thriller. This book reminded me of a combination of that movie 1408 and an epis I love those books that keep me engaged so fully in the story that I can lose myself between the pages for hours and not even realize how much time has passed.
Instead you have an old washed out hag of a manager, a dishonest and beautiful employee, a stereotypical Mexican laundry woman, a cougar who has a hidden reason to be there, and the rest of the visitors are crazed ghost hunters.
Comments like 'she’d aged a couple of decades since he’d last seen her, or maybe she’d taken off her make-up', 'Nothing was sadder than a woman fighting the losing battle with the time and growing desperate and scared as her feminine vanity fought the truth.', '..unfortunate woman whose make-up was think enough to make an undertaker proud.
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I was thinking it would be a humorous paranormal romantic thriller. This book reminded me of a combination of that movie 1408 and an episode of one of those ghost hunter shows. Alcoholic widower and well known ghost hunter Digger Wilson sets up a ghost hunting conference at one of the reputedly most haunted Inns.