Whispers from the Grave - Reviews
A Gut-Gripping, Heart-Wrenching Ghost Story
The author has skillfully woven this dangerous love triangle with elements of the paranormal and the brutality of America's Civil War... well written and captures the reader's attention from the very start. I highly recommend this novel to anyone who is an aficionado of the Civil War era or who enjoys a gut-gripping, heart-wrenching ghost story.
—Mirella Patzer, Historical Novel Reviews
An Exquisite Job
Murphy does an exquisite job of hooking the reader from the very beginning... combines the genres of historical fiction, mystery and romance flawlessly with just a touch of horror for flavoring. The novel is a page-turner to the end, leaving readers eagerly awaiting her next installment.
—Litara Angeli, Dark Realms
Four and a Half Stars!
An exceptional mixture of mystery, ghosts, and romance... skillfully intertwines the present with the past and brings history to life.
—Susan Mobley, Romantic Times BOOK reviews
Impossible To Put Down
This story grabbed my interest from the start... almost impossible to put down. I had to keep flipping those pages... If you enjoy romance and mystery with a little of the paranormal and history thrown in, I recommend that you read this book.
—Victoria Kennedy, Midwest Book Review
My Cup Runneth Over!
The supernatural, Civil War era history and a romance? My cup runneth over! If you... used to pore over Barbara Michaels' books and yearn for something of that type then look no further... this is chock full of contemporary issues and makes for a compelling read.
—Rachel A. Hyde, Myshelf.com reviews
An Absolute Must-Read
Whispers from the Grave is an absolute must-read for book aficionados of any genre! Kim Murphy skillfully weaves many varied elements of the paranormal into a deep character study and a quick-paced plot. The reader will devour this one in one sitting, even if it means staying awake all night to do so. This is a book one can't put down. Rating: 5 Points (Excellent).
—Annie Haws, Euro-Reviews
I Highly Recommend...
The characters are well-developed and are permitted to stretch and to grow beyond what we originally might expect. The Civil War portions of the book are clear and believable, allowing the reader to imagine the suffering of the era. I highly recommend Whispers from the Grave to Civil War buffs, mystery lovers, and, of course, all true romantics. Rating: 5 Tombstones (out of 5).
—Mary, at Bitten by Books
An Emotionally Moving Historical Drama
...An emotionally moving historical drama, steeped in lore and vivid impressions from America's wor-torn era.
—The Midwest Book Review (Small Press Bookwatch, May 2007)
Is it possession or reincarnation which brings this modern love triangle together? Whispers from the Grave by Kim Murphy weaves time travel, romance and a slice of dark Civil War history into a contemporary page turner, set in a mystery-filled Virginia plantation.
Juliet Waldron—author of Mozart's Wife
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