Duck Duck Ghost (Hellsinger #2)


Title: Duck Duck Ghost (Hellsinger #2)
Author: Rhys Ford and Tristan James (Narrator)
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press LLC
Release Date: January 9th 2015
Genre(s): M/M Ghosts/Spirits / Mystery/Suspense
Length: 8 hrs and 5 mins
Reviewed by: Belen
Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5
Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5

Blurb:

Paranormal investigator Wolf Kincaid knows what his foot tastes like.

Mostly because he stuck it firmly in his mouth when his lover, Tristan Pryce, accidentally drugged him with a batch of psychotropic baklava. Needing to patch things up between them, Wolf drags Tristan to San Luis Obispo, hoping Tristan’s medium ability can help evict a troublesome spirit haunting an old farmhouse.

With Wolf’s sister handling Hoxne Grange’s spectral visitors, Tristan finds himself in the unique position of being able to leave home for the first time in forever, but Wolf’s roughshod treatment is the least of his worries. Tristan’s ad-hoc portal for passing spirits seems to be getting fewer and fewer guests, and despite his concern he’s broken his home, Tristan agrees to help Wolf’s cousin, Sey, kick her poltergeist to the proverbial curb.

San Luis Obispo brings its own bushel of troubles. Tristan’s ghost whispering skill is challenged not only by a terrorizing haunting but also by Wolf’s skeptical older cousin, Cin. Bookended by a pair of aggressive Kincaids, Tristan soon finds himself in a spectral battle that threatens not only his sanity but also his relationship with Wolf, the first man he’s ever loved.


Oh God, it had to be scary ass dolls, didn’t it?

Suitably creepy – Tristan James does a great job with the tension in the story. Duck Duck Ghost is a comedic horror story – funny, suspenseful, and sexy. He knows just how to milk Rhys Ford’s sometimes purple prose to give the best bang for your buck.

I love his distinct character voices, great timing and pacing. Best of all, James gives enough performance to enhance the story without distracting from it.

Personally, I wish the “blond” descriptor hadn’t been so overused; it annoyed the living daylights out of me and the ending had me sighing in frustration. I get it – Ford is setting up book #3 but I would’ve preferred getting the rest of the scene. I hate cliffhanger endings. Now, you may want to argue that it’s not a cliffhanger, but it is to me.

So I’ll just be here waiting for the next book to come out in 2018 because I have got to know how this all plays out.

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Review Copy

Audio copy of Duck Duck Ghost (Hellsinger #2) provided by Dreamspinner Press in exchange of an honest review.

Author

I am an unapologetic book addict/lover. I’m happiest when reading and I spend most of my time with my Kindle, which is never far from my hand.
I love to be told a good story! I mostly read fiction: Romance, Erotica, Young Adult, New Adult, Paranormal (shifters? Yes, please!), a little BDSM when I’m in the mood, and I love a good ménage story. I DEFINITELY PREFER A HFN/HEA!

My biggest no-no’s are cheating, miscommunication / misunderstanding plots, unnecessary angst, and cliffhangers.

A sampling of my “Favorite M/M” stories:

Carry the Ocean The Half of Us Red Dirt Heart Adulting 101 Tied Up In Knots
Fast Connection Manties in a Twist David, Renewed Ethan who Loved Carter Perfect Imperfections
Wolfsong Fight the Tide How to Walk Like A Man The Lightning-Struck Heart Forging the Future

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Carry the Ocean Shelter the Sea Until You Summer Lessons A Day Makes

3 comments

  • I love this series, though I had to get into it. I can’t wait for the third book. I hate books with a big cliffhanger when it doesn’t look like the next one is within sights.

    Reply
    • Well, it definitely wasn’t a big cliffhanger – but more of a bomb dropped and then roll credits kind of cliffie – but I still need the 3rd book soon to find out how it ends!

      Reply

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