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Reviewed by Ammaarah Seboa for Readers' Favorite
After recovering from a ruptured aneurysm, Morgan Cutler develops the ability to see and talk to the dead. Her first brush with the previous owners of her house came when she crashed one of their glamorous get-togethers. Contrary to the malevolent spirits we encounter in horror films, the Wilkersons are a sweet couple who try to help Morgan with her newfound abilities. Join Morgan and the Wilkersons in Distant Heart Sounds: A Nurse Morgan Series by Kate MacInnis as they navigate their new normal relationships, and a psychic or two.
Though this was a little different from my usual go-to genre, I enjoyed the book! Kate MacInnis puts her spin on supernatural, dimensional travel, and what happens in the afterlife. This was refreshing and created a great opportunity for world-building. Morgan reminded me of Jennifer Love Hewitt’s character on the TV show Ghost Whisperer, although instead of being an antique store owner, Morgan is a nurse. We also have Morgan’s love interest, Dr. Caleb Lightfoot, who has an air of mystery around him. I appreciated that Kate didn’t force the relationship between these two. Instead, it progressed as naturally as it could. I wasn’t a big fan of the Wilkersons. Although Elisabeth forgave Jonathan for his indiscretions, I never could, and neither would Morgan. Kate played on the generational differences between Morgan and Elisabeth, which was another tidbit that I loved. It was nice to see how Elisabeth reacted to what women can do in Morgan’s reality as compared to her own. Distant Heart Sounds is a great read, and a definite recommend!