Wednesday, November 26, 2008

The House on Tradd Street by Karen White

Practical-minded Charleston realtor Melanie Middleton hates to admit that she can see ghosts—even to herself. But now she’s going to have to accept it. Because an old man she met only days ago has died, leaving Melanie his historic Tradd Street home, complete with housekeeper, dog—and a family of ghosts anxious to tell her something…

Enter Jack Trenholm, a gorgeous writer obsessed with unsolved mysteries. He has reason to believe that some diamonds that went missing from the Confederate Treasury a century ago are hidden in Melanie’s new home. So he decides to turn the charm on with the new tenant, only to discover that he’s suddenly the smitten one...

But it turns out that Jack’s search has caught the attention of a possibly malevolent ghostly presence. Now, Jack and Melanie must unravel a mystery of passion, heartbreak, and even murder. And they must hurry, for an evil force—either dead or alive—lies in wait...

I would like to welcome Karen White and her new book The House on Tradd Street to my stop for the Pump Up Your Book Promotion Tour! Unfortunately there was a little glitch and my review copy did not arrive until yesterday, so my review is not ready. But I am so excited to read this book! It looks fantastic and I have been reading some glowing reviews. Since I'm lacking a review for you today, here are some of my fellow blogger's reviews of this book:

Read the first page and an extensive author bio at The 1st Page
Plus there is a great interview with the author at Diary of an Eccentric

The House on Tradd Street is published by New American Library. ISBN 978-0-451-22509-2
Visit the author's website here

~This book would make a wonderful gift~


Order The House on Tradd Street from Amazon


Anonymous said...

Sorry you didn't get the book on time - it looks so good, though.

Michele said...

Argghhhh...don't you just hate it when this happens? The best laid plans.....

But this looks interesting and I'll be waiting to read your review of it before I add it to any wishlist. :)

Jenn's Bookshelves said...

I'm looking forward to reading this one. I love Karen White's work.

Anna said...

How frustrating! I hope you enjoy the book, and I look forward to your review.

Thanks for linking to my blog! :)

Diary of an Eccentric

Serena said...

I hope you enjoy the book as much as I did:

Sorry to hear that the book did not arrive on time for your review.

Here's the guest post from karen white I had as well:

I look forward to your review.

Thoughts from an Evil Overlord

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