Through Violet Eyes (Google eBook)

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Random House LLC, Aug 31, 2004 - Fiction - 333 pages
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In a world where the dead can testify against the living, someone is getting away with murder. Because to every generation are born a select few souls with violet-colored eyes, and the ability to channel the dead. Both rare and precious—and rigidly controlled by a society that craves their services—these Violets perform a number of different duties. The most fortunate increase the world's cultural heritage by channeling the still-creative spirits of famous dead artists and musicians. The least fortunate aid the police and the law courts, catching criminals by interviewing the deceased victims of violent crime.

But now the Violets themselves have become the target of a brutal serial murderer—a murderer who had learned how to mask his or her identity even from the victims. Can the FBI, aided by a Violet so scared of death that she is afraid to live, uncover the criminal in time? Or must more of her race be dispatched to the realm that has haunted them all since childhood?


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Good book, easy to read! - Goodreads
It is rushed and the ending is abrupt. - Goodreads
A weird but interesting premise. - Goodreads
I don't like sad ending...was a great book. - Goodreads
The "twist" ending was very unexciting. - Goodreads
Realy liked the twist in the plot in this book. - Goodreads

Review: Through Violet Eyes (Violet Eyes #1)

User Review  - Hubert Cross - Goodreads

If you ask me what are the best novels I have ever read, I would say (in no particular order): Silence of the Lambs The Da Vinci Code Presumed Innocent The Door into Summer Dracula Where are the ... Read full review

Review: Through Violet Eyes (Violet Eyes #1)

User Review  - Meredith Krenz - Goodreads

good book. ending was not what I expected. fiance picked a good one for me to read with him. Read full review

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About the author (2004)

A First Place winner in the Writers of the Future Contest, Stephen Woodworth has published speculative fiction for more than a decade. His work has appeared in such venues as The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, Weird Tales, Aboriginal Science Fiction, Gothic.Net, and Strange Horizons. A native Californian, he is currently writing more novels in the Violet universe.


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