Dying Thoughts - Eighth Ending

Young Adult - Paranormal
580 Pages
Reviewed on 08/01/2021
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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.

    Book Review

Reviewed by Susan Sewell for Readers' Favorite

When the police force tries to sully the name of a murdered police detective, his CI fights the system to find his actual killer and clear his name in the suspenseful young adult paranormal novel Dying Thoughts: Eighth Ending by Joey Paul. Series protagonist Tara is preparing for AS exams when someone attacks her and her mentor Mike in the police department car park. Mike is seriously injured and taken to ICU in critical condition. When DCI Scors, the detective in charge of the investigation, refuses to take Tara and her gift seriously, Tara is confused. DCI Scors professes to know Mike and the details of how Tara helped him solve cases, but she blows hot and cold about her belief in Tara's gift. Blocking Tara from the case even though she is the only witness, the department arrests the wrong man who vehemently states he is not the attacker. What is going on in the police department? Can Tara discover who is behind the lies and save Mike's reputation and her future?

Brimming with suspense and drama, Dying Thoughts: Eighth Ending by Joey Paul is a heart-stopping crime and suspense novel with a paranormal element. It is another stunning book by author Joey Paul depicting the difficulties associated with trauma-related health issues. It is a brilliant story with remarkable and engaging characters. The traumatic conflicts in Tara's life and the effects they have on her are heartrendingly relatable. Her character genuinely portrays the attitudes and feelings of a traumatized teen. How Tara responds to the adult responsibilities placed on her shoulders reflects her growing maturity. With tear-jerking scenes building to a satisfying conclusion, this extraordinary and poignant young adult novel will appeal to everyone who enjoys stories with a paranormal twist. It is the eighth book in the series and does pretty well as a standalone, but to fully appreciate the characters and their journey, I'd recommend reading the whole series!