Tired of the endless thriller parade involving lawyers, wornout cops, or forensic scientists? Look no further than this excellent audiobook. Cree Bl..Show More »ack is a psychologist turned ghostbuster who solves mystery and helps others by helping release their ghosts. The books discusses some plausible reasons for paranormal experiences while keeping us interested in the twists and turns of the plot line. The narration is great especially since it involves changing accents - I could actually see the characters in my mind as the book progressed. Highly recommended.
Cree Black is a psychologist who studies and assists people experiencing paranormal events. Cree Black and her team investigate these events using tr..Show More »aditional and historical research in addition to the paranormal research. This book is squarely based in reality; discussing possible plausible explanations for paranormal events and placing paranormal events in historical and cultural context. When reading, you don't feel like you have to totally suspend disbelief for the entire 17 hours (as you sometimes do with a Dean Koontz or Stephen King). This book is more about solving the mystery using psychology and research than about the paranormal experience - this would be a good book for people who like mysteries but need a break from the gruesome serial killer genre so prevalent among the best seller list. The narration is also excellent with good accents for the different characters. I could not stop listening to this.
This my first review and I've been an audiobook-aholic for over 20 years. I thought this was the best of the three Cree Black novels. The characters..Show More » are complex, fully realized, not just black or white. You never really know if certain characters are "good" or "bad" or just human with the usual assortment of foibles we all have. Even the minor characters have depth. Hecht does a wonderful job exploring an age old philosophical question -- what is the nature of man? I though it was suspenseful and never lagged, not one bit. There was a lot to think about -- I like characters that are introspective. The historical aspects are fascinating and well-researched.