Harper Blaine is a Greywalker-walking the thin line between the living world and the paranormal realm. She’s been hired by a university research group. I received this book for free from the library in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my. Richardson’s clever ghost-busting follow-up to her solid urban fantasy debut ( ‘s Greywalker) finds psychic Seattle PI Harper Blaine.
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But hey, let the brainiac characters free! This is the second book in the Greywalker series. Well the group has either created or summoned something and things are starting to get violent during their seances.
Poltergeist (Greywalker, #2) by Kat Richardson
Then she gets a call from a psychologist who is running a study with a group of people who are This is the second book in the Greywalker series. Chaos is her manic ferret. I look forward to reading the next in the series. Richardson throws in a atypical heroine as our protagonist and it really works. Aug 10, Janet rated it really liked it. Dec 25, Thenia rated it really liked it Shelves: Recently, when someone abandoned books in the staff canteen, I decided to give the series another go.
Harper is hired by the person in charge of the experiment to show that the phenomenon is being faked. Happily, Phoebe’s family sees themselves as Harper’s family as well.
The Cover and Title The cover has a very cocky Harper posed next to a Chinese dragon on a street in Chinatown in Seattle — you can just see the Space Needle in the distance — all of it covered in a very hazy yellow. I enjoyed the whodunit murder mystery even though I did find that it was a little too predictable because the suspect pool was restricted to the experiment participants.
Living people 21st-century American novelists American fantasy writers American women novelists Urban fantasy writers Women science fiction and fantasy writers 21st-century American women writers births. The Characters Harper Blaine is a private investigator with a special ability to “see” the supernatural after a brush with death see Greywalker.
I strongly disliked her version of Carlos who sounds angry and, well, like a woman trying to talk in a deep voice and failing miserably. She’s getting better at understanding how to use this new gift but is still leery of it.
Harper is still leery about the Grey and the world she’s having to step into. It was beyond entertaining seeing the theory and science behind making a poltergeist, and then watching where the real thing starts happening. Harper is on a case to prove that a poltergeist experiment isn’t being tampered, and also discovers money fraud, and has to deal with a murder case. Edward is the head vampire in Seattle. This time around Harper is hired by a local psychology professor to investigate the unexpected happenings in an experiment he’s running on psychokinesis, involving a group of participants’ ability to “create” their own poltergeist.
Poltergeist is not only a solid follow-up, but different enough in tone from its predecessor that it held my interest throughout and I felt compelled to keep turning the pages.
The cover has a very cocky Harper posed next to a Chinese dragon on a street in Chinatown in Seattle — you can just see the Space Needle in the distance — all of it covered in a very hazy yellow.
It does make them feel more authentic, even if my mind checked out once or twice. If you can imagine it, Quinton can create it. Sign up here to receive your FREE alerts. Please try again later. What a unique and very disturbing idea. Aug 07, Pages.
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A scientific experiment is being performed to see if people can create a poltergeist. Albert is their resident ghost. Blaine is a poltergelst character, she is aided by a witch and another professor — the Danzigers, who have a young son, who Richardson uses for some comic elements, but who also plays a role in the ending.
I love the spunky protagonist PI. A plodding installment, with no significant plot or narrative tension, and little attempt to probe the poltergeit mysteries of the paranormal. Little does the skeptical Professor Gantner know how qualified this particular PI is for the job. And I didn’t find the characters all that interesting.
My only objection is that Richardson hasn’t worked her continuing char Second in the Greywalker urban fantasy series set in Seattle and revolving around a private investigator who can walk between worlds. Books by Kat Richardson. I received this book for free from the library in exchange for an honest review.
I love reading serial books and learning more about the characters and the world they live.
This was a better story than book one. Book 3 “Underground” and book 4 “Vanished” are already out. She’s being ignorant and poltsrgeist I would say, but it’s not as if she hasn’t got enough things on her plate so I do get where she’s coming from. To view it, click here. In this second book of the series, like the first one, we tag richardsin Harper’s investigation for a new weird case she’s working on.
So much for group-think phenomena! Mira and Ben as the couple that assist Harper with paranormal knowledge are great, and their little two year old boy Brian had me chuckling at his antics a number of times maybe this is because I have a three year old son. It’s as if many of them are talking in slow motion and their emotions are not voiced succesfully, if at all, most of the time.
Both teach at the University of Washington. If you can imagine it, Quinton can create it. Currently lives in the wilds of far-western Washington with her husband and dogs.