Ghost of Himself (Haunted Souls Book #1) by Pandora Pine #AudioBook #Review #MMRomance #Paranormal

Erryn reviews ‘Ghost of Himself (Haunted Souls Book 1) by Pandora Pine. The audiobook, narrated by Michael Pauley was released May 6, 2019, and is 7 hrs and 26 mins. The ebook was published January 8, 2019, 275 pages.

A complimentary copy was provided in exchange for an honest review.

Why I read this: I’m on a paranormal kick these days so I was quick to grab it.

When a reclusive psychic shows up looking for Jude Byrne in his adopted hometown of Salem, Massachusetts, the private investigator’s walls go up instantly. Psychic or not, this mysterious man knows secrets about Jude’s past that are better left buried in the New Mexico desert. Stranger still is the personality change that comes over the flirty PI after he meets the newcomer.

Psychic Copeland Forbes is a man on the edge. The once popular and well-respected medium has lived in seclusion since an attack by a former student has shaken his confidence in his abilities. Sickened by an ailment no doctor can diagnose, he travels from his home in Louisiana to seek out the one man he believes he can help him, if the rumors are true.

Faced with an enemy possessing powers greater than either man has ever faced alone, will Jude and Copeland decide to work together to defeat this dark magick? Or will both men continue on as they are now, ghosts of themselves? 


Buy links: Audible | Amazon | Goodreads

My review:

What happens when a Rajun’ Cajun’ meets a mystic healing man?

Copeland Forbes is a man with a problem.  After an attack by a former student and lover, he’s been hiding out, keeping a low profile.  In other words, not using his psychic ability.  When his health takes a turn for the worse and no medical professional can help, he heads to Salem Massachusetts to find the one man he’s been led to believe will help.

Jude Byrne is surprised when a gaunt man turns up in a rainstorm saying his name.  He has abilities he hasn’t shared with his friends, but they soon learn what he can do when he helps the stranger.  Together Jude and Copeland have to find out what’s making Copeland sick before it’s too late.

I liked this book.  It is clearly a spin off of a series and those who enjoyed the previous one will love the chance to visit old friends.  If, like me, you haven’t been in this world before, no worries.  I was never lost and able to keep up.  The relationship between the two men was nice.  I loved Copeland’s attitude and Jude’s protectiveness.

The book is narrated by Michael Pauley whom I adore.  His Cajun accent was really good and I liked how he handled all the male characters.  He also did well with Bertha so that was worth something as well.  Overall I can recommend this book.

My rating:

9/10 Pots of Gold (90% Recommended) – Compares to 4.5/5 Stars

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Sick of the slogging rat-race of her 9-5 job, Pandora Pine put pen to paper (literally!) to make her ambition of becoming a romance novelist a reality. She cut her teeth in the dog-eat-dog world of fanfiction, still dreaming of the day when she would be a published author. She lives in Massachusetts with her blabbermouth muse who’ s a fan of middle of the night plot twists.

In her spare time, Pandora fancies herself an amateur nature photographer. She enjoys mucking around in swamps, hiking through the woods and crawling around on her hands and knees in her backyard seeking out the perfect shot. Pandora is a fan of roadside seafood shacks and always thinks Mexican food is a good idea at the time. 

Some of Pandora’s favorite things are chocolate, writing longhand with purple pens and handsome men falling in love with each other. 

Don’t miss Pandora’s seductive new novel coming soon to an e-reader near you. 

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