True Vision

True Vision

by Joyce Lamb

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The author of Cold Midnight delivers a new paranormal suspense trilogy...

A newspaper reporter is living an ordinary life, until witnessing a fatal hit-and-run accident gives her an intense psychic power she has no clue how to handle-and brings a Chicago police detective to her doorstep.

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ISBN-13: 9780425235850
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 06/01/2010
Pages: 352
Product dimensions: 4.10(w) x 6.70(h) x 1.10(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

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"Page-turning suspense combined with heart-stopping romance will have you savoring every page of this book."
-The Romance Studio

"Sexy, smart and vividly entertaining, True Vision is one of this summer's top reads for romantic suspense!"
-The Romance Readers Connection

"True Vision shows just how truly talented an author Ms. Lamb is! True Colors is the next book and I can't wait to get my hands on it."
-Manic Readers Last

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True Vision 4.1 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 12 reviews.
BookPimp More than 1 year ago
True Vision's got a little bit of sumin' sumin' for everyone. It's a combo platter of romance, suspense and it's even got a paranormal element. Lamb doesn't waste any time getting right to the action. Small town reporter Charlie Trudeau is the lone witness to a nasty hit and run accident right outside the paper where she works. The resulting death of the young woman, who called out to Charlotte by name just before being struck down in the crosswalk has shaken Charlie to her core for more than one reason. While comforting the injured woman, we get a little glimpse into the "special abilities" that have previously been dormant in Charlie and have now been turned on big time with megawatt intensity when Charlie has a strange reaction while holding the woman's hand. The death of Laurette Atkins has also brought Noah Lassiter, a police detective from Chicago to Charlie's doorstep as he investigates the death of his good friend. Noah is attracted to Charlie right from the get go and he's determined to find out the connection between Laurette and Charlie (cuz you knew there had to be one right?) and he does have some inside info that Charlie is not aware of. I might have been skeptical about Noah's instant attraction and lust at what some might consider inappropriate on the run from a Ninja (I'll get to that in a minute), but the author does explain to my satisfaction his fascination with her. As for Charlie's "special abilities"...pretty sure not something I would ever want to experience. There seemed to be a definite downside to her newly awakened empathic abilities and some pretty debilitating side affects. Experiencing someone else's intense pain or grief through skin to skin contact with no controlling the sensations I'm thinking is not such a good "ability" to have. That being said, during more intimate moments, it did seem that skin to skin contact was a double whammy for Charlie and her reactions were off the charts.....yowza! Now to the Ninja. Let me just say that should I ever be the target of a Ninja-clad assassin, I hope he is inept as the one after Charlie. Ninja boy had more misses on Charlie's life than a batter at the plate - dude 3 strikes and you're out! Charlie's mom was a real biotch! I had to wonder why the family put up with her abusive behaviour especially Dad Trudeau. Not sure that I received a satisfactory explanation as to her nasty disposition especially towards her own daughter. I wish Ninja boy would have gone after her because she needed a good beatdown. I was never sure who was out to silence Charlie or why, what all the family secrecy stuff was all about but it keep me hooked til the end. Next up for Joyce Lamb is True Colors which is sister Alex's story.
PrinceReads More than 1 year ago
"True Vision" pulls you in right from the start. The reader will feel as if Lamb KNOWS her characters and that she has stepped into them. Thus making scenes in the book unbelievably REAL. I loved the tingling suspense, the chemistry between Noah and Charlie and way the paranormal adds to the story. A must keep, buy and reread. Not to put in the TBR (to be read) piles but the must read NOW hand.
BookGhost More than 1 year ago
I loved this book and I never put it down. I can't wait to read more.
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Cindy Baker More than 1 year ago
This was the first book I have read by Ms. Lamb. I couldn't put it down. I love finding new authors and Ms. Lamb is a winner in my book. Can't wait to read the next book in this series.
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harstan More than 1 year ago
In Florida, Lake Avalon Gazette reporter Charlie Trudeau is stunned to observe a car deliberately hit a woman who had just called out her name Charlotte. Even more shocking is how faster the driver leaves the scene while the pedestrian is dead. Soon afterward someone stalks Charlie at a time she struggles with her suddenly new but out of control psychic empathic skills. Chicago police detective Noah Lassiter also trails after Charlie. He wants her to explain his friend's death to him through another vehicular homicide she witnessed. She refuses to describe the murder that still haunts her. Making life more complicated for Charlie is she is attracted to the obstinate cop who shares her feelings. Finally she knows he is probably the only person who can protect her from a determined killer while he fears telling her truth about himself that so far he has been able to find from the woman he loves. This is an enjoyable paranormal romantic suspense starring a likable heroine in distress from her new psychic skills causing flash weariness, a stalking killer whom she seen in visions and a car murder before, and the cop she loves. Noah is unlikable for the most part as he refuses to let anyone even his heart gets in the way of his mission. Readers will enjoy this entertaining urban fantasy romance as Charlie uses her True Vision to see the True Colors of Noah's heart. Harriet Klausner