- Carrie Pulkinen
- Release Date
- May 2017
- Book 1 of Spirit Chasers
A psychic who's afraid of ghosts and a billionaire with a haunted past and a hidden power find that only love can catch a spirit.
Psychic Allison Gray has a soft spot for Logan Mitchell, even though she's never met him. All it takes is one encounter for the billionaire's true emotions to slip through her shields, and she's intrigued. But a harrowing incident from her past has left her terrified of spirits, and the ghost that's haunting Logan is doing everything in her power to keep Allison away.
Born an empath, Logan is constantly barraged with human emotions. While his talent of reading people has come in handy in the business world, it's about to drive him insane. Literally. Logan has OCD, and his psychic ability triggers unbearable attacks that have him counting and cleaning until he collapses from exhaustion. Even worse, he's plagued with recurring visions of his future wife's death, so he's spent his entire life avoiding love. He's given up hope of ever having a normal life, until he meets Allison.
She's everything he's ever dreamed of, and now he has to decide if loving her is worth risking her life.
*To Catch a Spirit is a steamy paranormal romance with a guaranteed happily ever after. However, it does deal with mental health issues such as depression, anxiety, obsessive compulsive disorder, and suicide.
Jun 12, 2017 [ OFFICIAL REVIEW ]
49 people found the following review helpful
TO CATCH A SPIRIT by Carrie Pulkinen is a paranormal contemporary romance that pairs two unique characters in an emotionally charged romance and ghost story.
Allison Gray is a psychic who works to help heal people, cleanse antiques of trapped spiritual essence and is afraid of ghosts after a failed ghost-busting assignment. While attending a party with her best friend, Tina, Allison is immediately struck with emotions of loneliness and despair emanating from their host. She wants nothing to do with the new playboy billionaire in town. Instead, she goes to console a crying woman sitting on the stairs only to have her disappear right before her eyes.
Logan Mitchell is the playboy billionaire throwing the charity party. Logan has moved to Detroit to start out on his own and away from his controlling father. Underneath the shell, Logan is hiding being an empath who has no control over his gift, which has led to attacks of OCD symptoms and other problems. When he sees Allison, he knows she is different and he can't stay away even with a frightening recurring dream, which is the reason he doesn't do more than one night stands. Before he gets the chance to introduce himself, she runs out the door.
I loved Allison and Logan. Their relationship was immediate, but it was believable because of their gifts. The author wrote about OCD, fears and suicide with great empathy. The H/h were sympathetic and not just caricatures. The sex scenes were hot and steamy, but never overdone. Both of their best friends were also realistic and fully fleshed out. There were a few times that the story slowed down and was a little repetitive, but overall it was well written. The plotline is predictable, but with the handling of the H/h's gifts, it is still very entertaining and well worth reading.
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