Stormi's Review: The Secret of Bramble Hill by Sue Owens Wright
PUBLISHER: Black Opal Books
RELEASED: December 29th 2016
GENRE: MYSTERY, THRILLER, & SUSPENSE
LENGTH: 231 pages
FORMAT: EBOOK, PAPERBACK
In April 1946, Tessa Field returns to Bramble Hill in the quaint Cornish seaside town of Covington Haven, England, after learning of her aunt Emily Maxwell’s drowning in a boating accident. The moment Tessa sets foot on the grounds of Bramble Hill, long-dormant psychic powers are stirred in her. Through a series of eerie manifestations and unexplained mishaps, she senses an entity in the house is trying to make contact and reveal dark secrets. Tessa narrowly escapes being trampled by a horse ridden by the handsome aristocrat and writer Peter Tremayne, a childhood friend. Upon their unexpected reunion, Tessa is immediately attracted to him, and he to her. Yet, despite their budding romance, she soon becomes distrustful of his true motives. Convinced that her aunt did not die in an accident but was murdered, Tessa investigates and soon becomes entangled in a web of deception, betrayal, and treachery that threatens her very life.
FIVE BOUNDLESS STARS
This book follows Tessa as she comes home to Bramble Hill after the death of her beloved Aunt. From the time she sets foot back home, mysterious things begin happening. Are the land and house haunted or is something else going on?
The first word that comes to my mind when I think about this book is MYSTERIOUS. The whole story is shrouded in mystery. From the characters to the land and house, to the unusual happenings. It really is a story that grabs the reader. I really enjoyed this book. It was written well and kept me deeply enthralled from beginning to end.
The characters were easy to love and hate, the story was scary and mysterious, and it told a great tale. The ending was a great mystery and was one I did not see coming. The talent of this author was very clear in this story and I hope to read more from her in the future.