"Enthralling paranormal romance"
On the advice of her friend Toby, Dr. Ian Gilbertson takes
his beloved Clare Islington to the Black Hound Inn in
Dorset, Vermont. Seven years ago Clare had an eerie
experience at this supposedly haunted historical site;
Toby insists that returning her will enable her to move on
with her life and Ian's hopes with him.
In 1824, Harcourt Abernathy stays at the relatively new
Black Hound Inn in Vermont where he is conducting
business. He mourns the death of his beloved Kate, who
passed away five months ago, but he has never recovered
form the loss.
Clare thinks back to her first stay at the inn when she
met an almost two century old ghost Harcourt who insists
she is the reincarnation of his Kate. Shaken to her core,
Clare fled. Now that she is back, Harcourt hopes to woo
her back to his time where he is a mortal not a spirit
although Ian is worthy human competition.
Though at times it is difficult to follow the plot
switches between the past and present, readers will enjoy
this enthralling paranormal romance. The characters drive
the tale as the romantic triangle of the present and the
melancholy love story from the nineteenth century come
across due to fully developed key players. Fans will want
to follow Mary Beth Bass for future tales of love from
beyond if this is an indicator of her work.
Reviewed by Harriet Klausner
Posted May 3, 2005
Reviewed by PNR Group Member
Posted January 19, 2007