Series: The Oxford Trilogy #2
Genre: NA Paranormal
Published: May 6th 2013
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I haven’t read the first book in this series and I must say I was pleasantly surprised that I enjoyed it so much! There were some issues that affected Madison and her friends in Oxford Whispers and I was able to understand it and follow on in Oxford Shadows as the author filled me in with the details along the way.
Madison isn’t the powerful heroine that I usually read about. She is emotional (cries often) and seems to keep what is bothering her to herself, but she is always thinking of the people that she cares about. She has a power and is able to see ghosts from the past, both of which she is still learning about. When the ghost appears to her in the beginning she is a bit reluctant to tell anyone about it, even her boyfriend Rupert.
Rupert is a good guy and has Madison’s best interests at heart. He has been her knight in shining armour before and is willing to do it again. I really liked Rupert and being with Madison has changed him from the player that he was, to the loyal boyfriend that he is now. Although he comes across a little possessive, he cares for Madison deeply.
There are a few other characters that we meet in Madison’s life and they all clinm to have her best interests at heart, but I think that some have ulterior motives. There are also a few new mysterious people that come into Madison’s life as well.
I enjoyed how this book had the ghosts in it, as well as touching on the Voodoo aspect. The author tells some of the book from the ghosts POV as Madison recounts some situations from the past that will help her uncover the reasons as to why the ghosts are here now. The passion between the characters’ reaches sizzling point, but not so much as to be an adult book. I am interested to see how the trilogy will end and I intend to grab Oxford Whispers to see how it all began!!
I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review.
About the author
In addition to being an author, I work as an entrepreneur, wife and mother-of-one but spend a good deal of time with books, DVDs and listening to my mp3 player; all for the sake of inspiration, of course.
My debut series, The Oxford Trilogy, has been a blast to write because I can indulge in my favorite types of music: Country and English rock.
My main goal as a writer is to make readers dream bigger and cause their hearts to beat a little faster.
Since my writing is all about sharing dreams and stories, I love connecting with fellow readers and authors.
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