2. Anna Dressed in Blood by Kendare Blake – I loved the creepy vibe in this one and the whole mystery surrounding Anna. I wanted to know why she killed so many people and I loved learning about her backstory too. Anna was probably my favourite character, though I did love Cas as well! The romance was a bit...creepily awkward and almost wrong, but I found myself rooting for Cas and Anna anyway.
3. Haunting Violet by Alyxandra Harvey – I loved this book because it’s a ghost story set in Victorian times! The setting makes things a bit darker and more ominous in my opinion, and I loved the irony that Violet was the daughter of a woman who pretended to see ghosts for money, yet Violet actually really could see them! A very interesting story and quite different to a lot of other stuff I’ve read.
4. Darkest Powers series by Kelley Armstrong – this series isn’t really about ghosts, though ghosts do play a part. Chloe, the main character, is a necromancer – not only can she see ghosts, but she can also raise the dead. She’s pretty damn powerful and I like the way ghosts are portrayed in the series. Chloe is a great character too and I loved reading about her struggle with coming to terms with her necromancy.
5. Haunting Emma series by Lee Nichols – I thought the idea of ghostkeepers in this series was pretty unique, and the way people lost their powers when they fell in love with stronger ghostkeepers was very interesting. I also liked the way that people you thought were friends sometimes turned out to be villains! It was a nice take on ghosts and how they interacted with humans and each other.
Liz can be found at her blog, Planet Print, and on twitter.