Charlaine Harris & Christopher Golden – Cemetery Girl: The Pretenders

Cover for Cemetery Girl: The PretendersShe calls herself Calexa Rose Dunhill—names taken from the grim surroundings where she awoke, bruised and bloody, with no memory of who she is, how she got there, or who left her for dead.

She has made the cemetery her home, living in a crypt and avoiding human contact. But Calexa can’t hide from the dead—and because she can see spirits, they can’t hide from her.

Then one night, Calexa spies a group of teenagers vandalizing a grave—and watches in horror as they commit murder. As the victim’s spirit rises from her body, it flows into Calexa, overwhelming her mind with visions and memories not her own.

Now Calexa must make a decision: continue to hide to protect herself—or come forward to bring justice to the sad spirit who has reached out to her for help…

Cemetery Girl: The Pretenders is a book of firsts: it’s the first book in a new series for Charlaine Harris and Christopher Golden, it’s the first graphic novel Jo Fletcher Books has ever published, and it’s my first-ever graphic novel. It’s been decades since I last read comics and even then it was more of the Asterix, Tintin, and Donald Duck variety instead of DC or Marvel. So I was interested to see how I would enjoy reading one now that I’m an adult. It was definitely and fun and successful experiment.   Read More …