When a young woman is found dead in a field, dressed up as a scarecrow with a slashed grin and a broken neck, the residents of Salem, Massachusetts, begin to fear that the infamous Harvest Man is more than just a rumor. But out-of-town cop Jeremy Flynn doesn't have time for ghost stories. He's in town on another investigation, looking for a friend's wife, who mysteriously vanished in a cemetery.
Complicating his efforts is local occult expert Rowenna Cavanaugh, who launches her own investigation, convinced that a horror from the past has crept into the present and is seducing women to their deaths. Jeremy uses logic and solid police work. Rowenna depends on intuition. But they both have the same goal: to stop the abductions and locate the missing women before Rowenna herself falls prey to the Harvest Man's dark seduction.
©2010 Heather Graham; (P)2010 Brilliance Audio, Inc.
Another amazing story in the Flynn trilogy. Kept me entertained and I didn't feel bored at all. The narration by Phil Gigante was also amazing. He puts life into the characters and makes the story much more interesting.
I am not a fan of Romance novels. I find them too shallow. But I do enjoy when romance is woven into a more complex story. The villains weren't a surprise to me but I had fun as clues were revealed to support my guess! The narrator did a good job, considering the number of characters, especially the number of female characters.
Lovely mystery filled with interesting characters and detailed local intrigue. Narrator did a good job with the male characters but struggled with the women...overall he did a good job - carried the story well. Easy listening. Author wrote a great thriller. Recommend it highly
Tell me a story. I promise to listen.
The ending. I really enjoyed the book right up until the ending. Too much of a "and they lived happily ever after" ending.
The male narrator's attempt at Rowenna's voice distracted me from the story at times.
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