Thursday, October 5, 2023

Books from the Backlog - The Unseen

Today I'm linking up with Carole from Carole's Random Life of Books for Books from the Backlog.  I really enjoy the chance to feature a book that's been hiding in the piles of books for far too long!

Goodreads:  The Unseen by Heather Graham

Blurb:  1800s. San Antonio, Texas: In room 207 at the Longhorn Saloon, in the long shadow of the Alamo itself, a woman renowned for her beauty was brutally murdered. Her killer was never found.
One year ago: In that same historic room, another woman vanished without a trace. Her blood was everywhere…but her body was never recovered.

Now: In the last month, San Antonio has become a dumping ground for battered bodies.

All young women, many of them long missing, almost all forgotten. Until now.

Texas Ranger Logan Raintree cannot sit by and let his city's most vulnerable citizens be slain. So when he is approached to lead a brand-new group of elite paranormal investigators working the case, he has no choice but to accept the challenge. And with it, his powerful ability to commune with the dead.

Among Logan's new team is Kelsey O'Brien, a U.S. marshal known for her razor-sharp intuition and a toughness that belies her delicate exterior. Kelsey has been waiting all her life to work with someone who can understand her ability to "see" the past unfolding in the present. Now she has her chance.

Together, Kelsey and Logan follow their instincts to the Alamo and to the newly reopened Longhorn, which once tempted heroes with drink, cards and women. If the spirits of those long-dead Texans are really appearing to the victims before their deaths, only Kelsey and Logan have the skills to find out why.

And if something more earthly is menacing the city's oldest, darkest corners, only they can stop it—before more innocent women join the company of San Antonio's restless ghosts….

Why This Needs to Come Off the Shelf:  I love this series but am still catching up on it.  This looks like a perfect spooky read for October.


  1. I think this is exactly where I am at with this series but haven't read one in maybe 4 years?

    Anne - Books of My Heart

  2. Catching up on a series is always satisfying. 📚

  3. I used to read books like this all the time, mostly by King. Now I like lighter reads. Sounds good though.

  4. This does look like a perfect read for October! I love books with characters who have psychic abilities; it's why I loved Kay Hooper's books so much. :D

  5. Oh, this sounds really good. I really need to start reading her books.