This beautifully creepy story hooked from day one, but it wasn’t due to the chill factor.
I love the way JaimeJo Wright writes split-time novels. The characters’ stories mirror each other in almost every way. In The Premonition at Withers Farm, Perliett and Molly suffer from great loss and they long for what isn’t there anymore. But it is the looming murder mysteries that kept me engaged as the author took me on an eerie journey through the practices of spiritualism of the early 1900s and the current issues of mental health and pregnancy loss. Our two main characters wade through the fog of loss and depression while doing their best to stay alive as they are haunted by things that move in the shadows.
Perliett longs for the clarity and sound advice of her father but she struggles with the fact that her mother won’t do for her what she will do for outsiders. As she almost begs her mother for some sort of resolution to her grief, the brooding doctor does his best to talk sense into her while trying to keep her and other towns folk alive.
Molly lives in a constant state of depression due to repeated loss but things have gotten so bad that she starts to see things that leave her questioning her sanity. All that compacted with the growing distance from her husband just puts her in a deeper state of loneliness.
Some may be turned off by what is implied during these two time periods and the mysteries that surround these women, but let me encourage you to see it through. JaimeJo Wright wraps it all together with precision and grace and still points her broken characters to God. 

About the Book

The Premonition at Withers Farm

Author: JaimeJo Wright

Genre: Mystery & Suspense/ Time Slip/Romantic Suspense

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The voices of the past cannot stay silent forever.

In 1910 Michigan, Perliett Van Hilton is a self-proclaimed rural healer, leaving the local doctor convinced she practices quackery. It doesn’t help that her mother is a spiritualist who regularly offers her services to connect the living with their dearly departed. But when Perliett is targeted by a superstitious killer, she must rely on both the local doctor and an intriguing newcomer for assistance.

In the present day, Molly Wasziak’s life has not gone the way she dreamed. Facing depression after several miscarriages, Molly is adapting to her husband’s purchase of a peculiar old farm. A search for a family tree pulls Molly deep into a century-old murder case and a web of deception, all made more mysterious by the disturbing shadows and sounds inside the farmhouse.

Perliett fights for her life, and Molly seeks renewed purpose for hers as she uncovers the records of the dead. Will their voices be heard, or will time forever silence their truths?

“Always. Always there was something evil to ruin something beautiful.”
Jaime Jo Wright, The Premonition at Withers Farm

About the Author

Daphne du Maurier and Christy Award-Winning author, Jaime Jo Wright resides in the hills of Wisconsin writing suspenseful, mysteries stained with history’s secrets. Jaime lives in dreamland, exists in reality, and invites you to join her adventures at jaimewrightbooks.com!

 

1 Comment

  1. Cindy Davis

    Excellent review! I am looking forward to eventually getting to this one!

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