Homicide detective Kim Phillips isn’t like the other officers of the Chicago Police Department. She’s quiet, isolated, and she can speak with the dead. Born with the ability to see into and interact with the afterlife, she is a Burner: a person tasked with hunting down dangerous spirits and sending them to the other side.
When Kim exorcises the ghost of a young girl, she’s dragged into a new and unsettling case, one where people like Kim are being killed. The only problem? There’s no connection between the victims and no proof that they were murdered in the first place. Kim has to catch the killer before he finds his last victim and unleashes an unknown evil on the world.
Burner, the first book in the Affinity Series, is a dark exploration of how life and death are only separated by a single breath and how even those with power can be powerless.
Burner is a paranormal suspense book and the first in a series that I believe all readers should be on the lookout for. The story laced throughout the pages of this novel is incredible and sent my mind into over-drive imagining every tiny detail thanks to my investment in the story and J.S. Lenore’s exceptional world building. As I read this book, I could not help but think that this book would make the perfect tv series and I will explain why. Burner is a book full of twists and turns galore, it is also full of enigmatic characters, and it has a brilliant, steady streamlined plot that propels the story perfectly at a precise pace. All of these qualities not only make the perfect book but also an ideal potential tv series… all I am saying is watch J.S. Lenore’s space!
Burner is a detective, paranormal drama that follows the female protagonist of the story, Kim Phillips. Kim is a homicide detective for the Chicago Police Department however she is no ordinary detective as she has an ability to speak and interact with the dead. Kim has been gifted since she was a child, she has always been able to comminute with the afterlife and the result of this has left her somewhat withdrawn and a bit of an introvert… who can blame her, considering she has to deal, hunt down and banish spirits on a daily basis!
Kim one day, after exorcising the ghost of a young girl discovers a chilling plot that could spell disaster for Kim as people like her are being murdered in the most brutal of ways. Kim will embark on a terrifying and dangerous journey to discover who the serial killer is and discover why they are being murdered. What follows is an exploration of a dark, sinister world that will captivate as well as terrify many readers in the most entertaining of ways.
Burner is a unique novel, and unlike anything, I have read before. I have read and heard of stories that explore a person’s ability to interact with the afterlife, however, no book has been just as brilliant as this. Burner is unique for many reasons but the most prominent reason is thanks to a female protagonist, who is also a police officer! It is rare to come across a strong, female cop in a novel so to discover this was phenomenal and captivated me even more. The immensely likable female protagonist combined with the theme of the afterlife and deadly spirits and detective work had me thrilled; these attributes combined ensure that no reader will ever be bored and the reader has the excellent J.S. Lenore to thank for this.
J.S. Lenore is an excellent writer for many reasons and I will list a few of these reasons now. 1) she connects with her reader and pulls them into the story with her hypnotizing literature, 2) Lenore manages to create ane execute unique characters with personalities that shine off the page, and lastly 3), Lenore’s literature is descriptive to the point that the reader will be able to perfectly imagine every tiny detail in the book.
J.S. Lenore is a fantastic author for all of these qualities but the most prominent is her flawless literature. For those that love to read paranormal books with a unique plot, then Burner is for you so, as Burner is a truly sensational story I have no choice but to award this stunning piece of fiction five stars! Burner is truly phenomenal and I would recommend it to everybody!
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