In an old house in a deserted, burned-down village, a young woman called Verla lives alone. Year after year she stays there while the world changes around her, no one else ever stepping foot in the village, the people in the nearby towns leaving her well alone. Verla is used to it. It’s the way things have to be.
Until Ben, a bored teenager visiting the area with his family, barges into her life and demands to know her story. He’s strangely drawn to the house and its reclusive occupant, and when he finds out her terrible secret he’s only more determined to help.
But Ben is dealing with forces he never even imagined existed. As he spirals deeper and deeper into the bureaucratic world of Heaven and Hell that Verla is part of, he realizes that it’s going to take more than just an appointment at the local office of the underworld if he and Verla plan to face down her devilish foe and give her a final chance at freedom.
About the Author:
I write books in a couple of different genres: urban fantasy and chick lit/romance. When I’m not writing books I write for lifestyle magazines and corporate websites, and I blog about gaming over at warpkey.org.
I like movies, video games, cheese, shoes and my husband. I’m technically an adult but most of the time I feel like I’m just pretending to be one.
Review of the book:
This one was truly different! I didn't know what to expect when I saw descriptions saying it's a paranormal mystery with touch of satire. Now that I know I still doubt there's another book quite like it out there, although I do hope she writes more!
The adventure with Ben and his family trip pulls you in and you can't let it go until you've discovered Verla, her secret, and their adventure. It's got a perfect combo of all the elements, genre, storyline, author, suspense, humor, and so much more.
This review actually in no way, shape, or form does it justice honestly. Since I'm going to be recommending it anyway, how about I start with you? Check it out for yourself today :)