Haunting in Hartley

A Supernatural Ghost Story with Paranormal Elements (Haunting Clarisse - Book 2)

Fiction - Supernatural
300 Pages
Reviewed on 10/04/2020
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Author Biography

Janice Tremayne is an Amazon bestselling and award-winning ghost and supernatural writer. Janice is a finalist in the Readers' Favorite 2020 International Book Awards in Fiction-Supernatural.

She is an emerging Australian author who lives with her family in Melbourne. Her recent publication, Haunting in Hartley, reached number one in the Amazon kindle ranking for Occult Supernatural, Ghosts and Haunted Houses categories hot new releases and bestseller. Janice is well-versed in her cultural superstitions and how they influence daily life and customs. She has developed a passion and style for writing ghost and supernatural novels for new adult readers.

The concept of writing the Haunting Clarisse series was spawned over a cup of coffee many years ago and she has never looked back since. Her books contain heart-thumping, bone-chilling, and thought-provoking ghost and paranormal experiences that deliver a new twist to every tale.

Find out more about Janice at www.janicetremayne.com

    Book Review

Reviewed by Anne-Marie Reynolds for Readers' Favorite

Haunting in Hartley by Janice Tremayne is set in an Australian ghost town. Hartley has undergone a revival but its evil past is hanging around, deeply ingrained and upsetting the town’s new residents. An intelligent evil spirit carries a curse and is intent on passing it on. The basement of the converted presbytery is now inhabited by this angry spirit, a basement that was once home to a cobalt chest. A chest containing an evil source that had been locked away for more than a century. Clarisse considers a contract that will change her life forever; you see, this curse could also be considered a gift but it has a price. Clarisse must be strong enough to fight that price – the ability to foretell future events that she chooses. Will she walk away from it and go back to a normal life or will greed overcome her and keep her in a dark and evil world? Or can she and Harry, an investigator, find out the truth and banish the evil spirit for good before harm befalls anyone else?

Haunting in Hartley by Janice Tremayne is the second book in the Haunting Clarisse series, a series based on real ghost towns in Australia. Clarisse is the main character, a strong female lead who is well developed and likable. It’s a unique story with a real-life setting that adds an extra dimension, especially for those acquainted with Hartley. As ghost stories go, this one is as spine-tingling as any I have ever read with the perfect amount of scare factor through some vivid descriptions and a well-written story. It starts in 1936, setting some of the scenes before skipping ahead to current times. It is a good story and fans of the paranormal will enjoy it.