New Castle Asylum. Abandoned. Renovated into a small apartment complex called Forest View. Joe Paine, caretaker and manager, begins to use the Ouija board he found on the site. He questions his sanity as something named “Black” starts to talk to him during these sessions. Out of the Dark Paranormal, a ghost hunting team, has been called in to investigate the Jack Barnes house, site of a brutal murder. The investigation unfolds in front of Amanda, Dom and Brian as they find evidence from Barnes’ last investigation…at New Castle Asylum. The team knows what their next step must be: the asylum. Or whatever stands in its place. After contacting Paine, the team finds itself in the grips of something darker than they’ve ever dealt with before. Will they survive?
A short while ago I read and reviewed an incredible book called A Step Into Darkness, a sensational story written by the talented Barb Shadow. My verdict was a five-star rating as I was captivated from start to finish so of course upon finishing A Step Into Darkness I had to read and review another book by Barb Shadow! The book I am reviewing by Shadow today is Shifting to Black and wow what a stellar novel! Shifting to Black is a phenomenal, addictive piece of fiction that left me shocked and astonished. Never before have I read such a unique, imaginative, enthralling piece of literature; Barb Shadow, the author of this exciting novel, is incredibly talented because she knows just how to capture her reader’s imagination from the very first page. As I read this book I struggled to put it down, so much so that I found myself reading it into the early hours of the morning thanks to Shadows incredible talent to hold the reader’s attention. Already I would implore you book lovers to read this book because it is incredibly unique and unlike anything you have read before!
Shifting to Blackwill introduce the reader to the New Castle Asylum, an abandoned Asylum that has been renovated into an apartment complex which is called Forest View. The reader will be introduced to one of the characters in the novel, Joe Paine, a caretaker who starts to use an Ouija board he found on the grounds. However, when he does strange things start to happen. What follows is thrilling as well as terrifying and should definitely not be missed book lovers!
The story of Shifting to Black is a thought-provoking and thrilling one that is multi-layered and fast-paced. Barb Shadow in Shifting to Black has managed to weave poignant themes with interesting, dynamic characters and interweave both to make an astonishing piece of fiction that is both addictive and fast-paced. Every detail in the Shifting to Black is superb and thought out, Shadows is a descriptive writer and so the reader is easily able to get lost in her words and imagine the Asylum in this book perfectly. Never before have I read a paranormal/supernatural novel that was so in-depth, truly every detail was immaculate, and this is rare to find these days within literature.
Barb Shadow is a talented author and a genuine wordsmith. Her tale is gripping and consistent from beginning to end. As the reader reads this book, they will be taken on an unforgettable journey which will unfold bit by bit at a perfect pace that will keep the reader engrossed. Shadow’s vivid writing will enable the reader to fall madly in love with this book and be kept hooked because you simply can’t help but do this! The fluidity alone in her book is sensational, and unlike anything, I have read before, never once did I find myself getting bored of the story or even the characters, Shadow managed to continually shock and surprise me thanks to her fantastic plot devices such as twists and turns. Overall Shadows is a talent to watch out for and now that I think of it… why is this book not a movie?!
To summarise my thoughts on the brilliant and riveting Shifting to Black, I would say if you are a reader who is looking to read a phenomenal piece of literature that will keep you hooked from beginning to end then this incredible book is for you! Shifting to Black gets five stars from me!
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