I love the beautiful cover for The Haunting of Hotel LaBelle by Sharon Buchbinder. I am always eager to pay a visit to a haunted place and this is the perfect time of year to do so. Come and in…if you dare.
Cover: Rae Monet
The Haunting of Hotel LaBelle by Sharon Buchbinder starts me out with a laugh and I love that.
The story begins at Hotel LaBelle in 1905. Finally Lucius’ dreams came true. He’d worked hard, sacrificed much, including his love. He was ‘left’ with a curse from Mourning Dove’s powerful mother.
Present Day: Tallulah was at the Hotel LaBelle to find out why the hotel’s renovations were being delayed. The outside looked like Hotel LaHelle. She hadn’t had a vision in a year and she wondered, “Why now?”
Enter Lucius: who is neither alive nor dead. My thoughts are of a very unusual romance. Is it possible?
Both the living and the dead want her there, to fix what is broken, to save Hotel LaBelle.
The Native American mysticism adds that extra element that intrigues me, that takes this creatively written paranormal/supernatural read to a special place. I love haunted buildings and ghosts. Tallulah also has a dog, a pug. Any time a critter appears in a book I am reading, it adds a little spice to the story. The writing has a humorous side, along with the mystery, and all I can say is, “I want to return to Hotel LaBelle:”
I voluntarily reviewed a free copy of The Haunting of Hotel LaBelle by Sharon Buchbinder.