Dying Thoughts - Fourth Week

Young Adult - Paranormal
346 Pages
Reviewed on 06/22/2021
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Author Biography

Joey is 39, disabled, a multi-award-winning indie author and a graduate with a BA (Hons) in Health & Social Care. She loves to write and is at the moment working on her next two books, as well as preparing her next two books for publication. She started writing when she was medically retired from her job at the age of 19. Her first book was released in 2005 and after a brief time away, her second one was released in 2011. In addition to writing books, she also enjoys reading them and can often be found resting in bed with a good book, with a cat or two on her lap.

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Reviewed by Susan Sewell for Readers' Favorite

When a teen is abducted, her best friend does everything within her power to find her in the fascinating young adult paranormal novel, Dying Thoughts: Fourth Week by Joey Paul. Tara inherited an extraordinary talent from her mother. She has the ability to see the last moments of somebody's death just by touching something that belonged to them. Following in her mother's footsteps, Tara works with the police to solve murders. When her best friend, Kaolin, is kidnapped, Tara wants to help the police find her, but the only way she can is if Kaolin dies. Unfortunately, when Tara picks up Kaolin's phone, she witnesses Kaolin's murder. Shocked and heartbroken, Tara ignores her father and the Detective Inspector and starts investigating on her own. However, in an unprecedented event, every time Tara watches Kaolin die, her death is different. Is it possible Kaolin is still alive? If she is, can Tara find her before it is too late?

Dying Thoughts: Fourth Week by Joey Paul is a stunning young adult paranormal novel. Superbly written, the story includes a compelling plot, a suspenseful storyline, and solid characters. Narrated by the main character Tara, the book realistically depicts the audacious and rebellious disposition of an opinionated teenage girl perfectly. Even though she is obviously self-involved and misguided about her future, Tara is likable. Because her character is so well developed, it is easy to relate to her personality. Including a cheeky heroine, exciting scenes, and an element of the paranormal, it is an extraordinary novel that will delight everyone who loves a thrilling mystery.