During the last few months of the year, I always seem to slow down a bit with my reading. I suppose it’s just an inevitable part of this busy season, with all the holidays, events and traveling. Often times, I find myself reaching for shorter, less dense books to read like a paperback with just a few hundred pages that I can easily read on a plane or in the car. A book that doesn’t involve as much brain power is also an added bonus, because half the time when I’m reading I find my thoughts wandering to those Christmas cookies I have to bake or those gifts that have to be bought.
That’s pretty much where this book ‘Motherless’ by Erin Healy falls into place — an easy, shorter read that only took me a few days to finish. If you aren’t familiar with Healy’s books, she’s the author behind the bestseller book ‘A Baker’s Daughter‘ among others. When I was given the opportunity to review this latest work of hers, I didn’t hesitate to say yes. Not only have I enjoyed her other books, but I also am fond of the suspense/mystery fiction genre, which is the genre for this book.
Going beyond that, ‘Motherless’ is about the supernatural concept of spiritual beings living in a physical world. It was a new-to-me type of book and honestly, I had a hard time initially getting into the book because of the supernatural concepts. That aside, once I focused and was about 70 pages into the book, I was hooked. Continue reading