Monday, April 16, 2012
Buried by Linda Joy Singleton
In a new school and determined to keep her secrets from being discovered, Thorn finds a mysterious locket that leads to a shocking discovery. Surrounded by new friends she barely knows, as well as the school's famous former student, a smoking-hot musician named Phillipe, Thorn must investigate to find out if one of them is a murderer.
I had a great time reading this book, it was fun and had some great twists. I enjoyed that the main character is goth. She is not one of those over emo characters that is dark and brooding, but more upbeat and up for anything.
Her detective work and the people that she runs into during her investigation made for a really great and entertaining read. I enjoyed Thorn's attitude about things and she's funny.
In this story Thorn finds a locket, she is unsure but something about the locket is calling to her, she needs to find out who owned the locket, hoping it leads her to unravel the feelings she gets when holding/wearing it. Thorn is a "finder" she has a psychic ability that leads her to special objects, in turn those objects may lead her to something. The locket in this story leads her to bones, babies bones. By finding the owner she may be able to prove herself innocent of a mysterious murder.
During her adventures she gets wrapped up in the school's singing competition in which the famous Phillipe is going to help judge.
Great fun combinations of characters all witty and fun. Dress styles that set them off a little from the crowd.
I have not read any other books by Linda, but have heard that this story takes place in the same world setting as her other books. There is also some mention from others that the characters overlap a little and if you are familiar with her other books you will recognize them and understand some of their back stories a little more than what is introduced here.
I was very happy to have read this one and I will continue to find more books by this author, it was a fast fun read and I liked the darker mystery to it.