Wednesday 29 September 2010

Sneak Peak: The Body Finder - Kimberly Derting

Violet Ambrose is grappling with two major issues: Jay Heaton and her morbid secret ability. While the sixteen-year-old is confused by her new feelings for her best friend, she is more disturbed by her "power" to sense dead bodies – or at least those that have been murdered. Since she was a little girl, she has felt the echoes the dead leave behind in the world...and the imprints that attach to their killers.

Violet has never considered her strange talent to be a gift, but now that a serial killer is terrorizing her small town Violet realizes she might be the only person who can stop him.

Despite his fierce protectiveness over her, Jay reluctantly agrees to help Violet find the murderer – and Violet is unnerved by her hope that Jay's intentions are much more than friendly. But even as she's falling in love, Violet is getting closer to discovering a killer...and becoming his prey herself.

If you're a UK blogger like me then you've probably seen all the buzz about The Body Finder by Kimberly Derting since it released in the US earlier this year.  I've been wanting to get my hands on this book for ages and I'm sooooo excited that we're now finally closing in on the UK release date - 11th November 2010!

The Body Finder is the first book in an exciting new series - for more information about the book and it's sequel Desires of the Dead you can visit Kimberly Derting's website but why don't you check out the US book trailer below first:

Are you as excited as I am yet?  Do you still want more?  Well you can read a sneak peak of the prologue & first 2 chapters HERE you can also check out Kimberly's page on The B Word website for more information.

I'm very happy to tell you that Kimberly is going to be making an appearance in my Author's Animal Antics feature on October 21st with a lovely guest post about her gender confused cat Princess Beachball (you'll have to read the post to find out more!).  I'm also going to be hosting a giveaway thanks to the lovely Sam at Headline so make sure you check back in October so you don't miss out.

If you've been lucky enough to have already read The Body Finder please leave a comment to let me know what you thought of it.  Make sure you leave a link to your review if you've posted one as I'd love to read it!


  1. I've been wanting to read her book! I know her book is great as read the 2 chapters. Will looking forward for your next post on that!

  2. I actually read this one and also reviewed it. It's kind of creepy, but very good!

  3. I read this one in September and absolutely LOVED it! :)

  4. @ Darlyn - I'm really looking forward to reading this one, it sounds great doesn't it!

    @ Nina - It's good to know you liked this one, I'll check out your review & add a link to mine when I post it :o)

    @ Lily Child - Yay I'm glad you liked it! Have you reviewed it?



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