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The Body Finder

5 Ratings: 4.6
A book by Kimberly Derting

Grade 9 Up—This story begins with an intriguing and promising premise: violent deaths leave a unique imprint on the victim and the killer, and Violet Ambrose can sense them. Add in the facts that her uncle is the local police chief and that a serial … see full wiki

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Author: Kimberly Derting
Genre: Teens
Publisher: HarperCollins
4 reviews about The Body Finder
review by . October 04, 2010
My Summary: Violet Ambrose can see and hear echoes of the dead. Ever since she was a child, she's always been drawn to animals that have been killed...and even humans that have been killed.     When a serial killer starts to prey on innocent girls in town, Violet knows that she's the only one who will be able to spot the killer, and the echoes of his victims that cling to him. Except Jay, Violet's best friend, isn't too keen on letting Violet run around looking for a killer. …
review by . April 15, 2010
Violet Ambrose is your average girl next door except for her one unique ability... she can sense the dead and the imprint that is left behind on their killer. It can come as a smell, a sound, a change in atmosphere - but somehow she be will alerted that something dead is near and it calls to her. Needless to say, it was quite the surprise when at 8 years old this uncanny gift led her to a dead girl's body. Lucky for her, she has a supportive family who not only understand her needs to find the dead …
review by . March 17, 2010
Review courtesy of AllThingsUrbanFantasy.[...]    I was fortunate enough to win an ARC of The Body Finder through a  giveaway that Kimberly Derting held on her blog earlier this year, and I had no idea just how fortunate I was until I read it. This book raised the hair on the back of my neck one chapter (there was a point while reading this book where I audibly gasped), then sent my pulse racing the next. If you're looking for a scary and sexy read, consider it found.    …
review by . March 16, 2010
Violet has always felt the echoes of the murdered, both human and animal, around her, and for as long as she can remember they have haunted her until she found them and gave them a proper burial. Only five people know about her morbid ability: her parents, and her aunt and uncle, and her best friend, Jay. When it becomes evident that a serial killer is at large in her community, Violet is certain that she can find the killer and bring him to justice. But even with Jay and her family trying to protect …
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