I'm not going to review the synopsis as other reviews here have done that. While I did enjoy some aspects of this book, I am going to have to reserve judgment on the series until the next book comes out. It almost felt like the author was trying to mix in and handle too many things at once. You had the introduction of the members of the sisterhood and trying to get to know them a little better, this grave robbing mystery that needed to be solved, the nastiness of the handler Ms. Z and the amoral way she handles herself, the paranormal issues of not only the case but the abilities of the members of the sisterhood, and then there is the romance with "Bear" that I just felt was treated like an afterthought than a true sub-plotline to appeal to those who like romance. I enjoyed the crime/mystery part of the story, and I'm looking forward to finding out more about the pasts of the members of the sisterhood, but just felt that the romance between Sam and Bear didn't get the attention and detail it deserved in the long run, and it almost seemed like their relationship hadn't had a chance to develop fully. Overall it was an enjoyable story and I will definitely check out the next book in the series before deciding how I feel about the series itself. I enjoyed the paranormal and crime/mystery part of the story, and was a little less enamored with how the romance was handled and hope the author focuses better in the next one, but it was an overall enjoyable read.
Psychic Sam Chase is afraid of her gifts and does whatever she can to keep them a secret. When she is abducted from Iraq by unknown persons and forced onto an aircraft going God knows where, her life immediately changes...dramatically. Her gifts are out in the open now and she is forced to work for a covert team of female psychics to solve a bizarre grave robbery that has political implications. The only good thing is she's working with Lance "Bear" Rutledge, a forensic investigator who really floats her boat. The sparks between these two are great and the fireworks really fly.
I didn't like the high-handedness of the American government in forcibly bringing these women into the Sisterhood. It's one thing to drag a women out of prison with a better offer but to grab a secret agent for the American government and force her into the Sisterhood, that is just un-American - covert ops or not. It just left a bad taste in my mouth and what a bitch that Ms. Z character is.
All in all a decent start to the series, being that 4 women were abducted into this Sisterhood, I expect three more books in the series. Since the mystery was solved in this one, there will be recurring characters not a continuing investigation so they outta be interesting.
First book in the series. A new investigative unit of the CIA is composed of all women with supernatural abilities. Sam Chase has tried to hide her psychic ability all her life. When confronted with grave robbers at Arlington, she needs the help of Lance "Bear" Rutledge. Bear is a no nonsense military guy that does not believe the zombie slant of the story. A little slow to start. I am assuming the other books will follow the other women in the group. 3.5 stars