Linda’s Book Obsession Reviews “Evening in the Yellow Wood” by Laura Kemp, Pandamoon, December 2018
Laura Kemp, Author of “Evening in the Yellow Wood” has written an intense, unique and captivating novel. The Genres for this novel are Paranormal, Mystery, Suspense, and Thriller. The timeline for this story is set in the present and goes to the past when it pertains to the events or characters in the story. The author describes her unusual characters as complex, complicated, and full of suspense.
Justine Cook’s father abandoned her and her mother when she was twelve. Justine is a Journalist and has always been seeking why her father left. Somehow, Justine thinks she sees him in a newspaper in another town and is drawn to leave home and find him. Justine seems to meet a strange cast of characters. There seems to be a feeling of deja vu from some of the characters who seem to be attracted to Justine in the town of Lantern Creek.
Justine is starting to hear folktale stories about strange events in this town. Two young women are murdered, and strange things begin to happen. Justine finds that she is capable of seeing certain visions, and has certain strengths. As Justine is pushed to find out more details, she realizes that someone will go to great lengths to kill her.
This is an edgy, intense, and at time frightening story that had me totally engrossed. I would highly recommend this novel for those readers who enjoy a story with Paranormal activity, and thrilling suspense.