Thursday, March 14, 2013

First Visions by Heather Topham Wood

Book & Author details:

First Visions by Heather Topham Wood
Series: Second Sight, #1
Publication: April 27th 2012
Genre: New Adult Paranormal Romance

Two years ago, 21-year-old Kate Edwards became deathly ill and slipped into a coma. While unconscious, she crept into the mind of a missing boy and awoke with the knowledge of his location. Friends and family were skeptical and wary of her new ability to see into the minds of others. Their fears prompted Kate to keep her psychic powers a secret. Feeling alienated, she dropped out of college and spent most of her days holed up at her mother's home.

Now another child has been abducted. Police detective Jared Corbett seeks out Kate for her help in solving the case. Reluctantly, Kate agrees and they must work together to bring 8-year-old Cori Preston home to her family. Although attracted to one another, Jared has a  girlfriend with ties to the abduction case and Kate is sarcastic and guarded since her coma. With visions she can't control and an uncontrollable attraction to the detective, she wonders if she can leave the past behind and finally stop hiding from the world. Otherwise, Cori may be lost forever.
My Review:
I believe in a lot of things. I am open to new ideas and that is why I wanted to read this book. I really liked what the cover of the book and I am glad that I decided to read it. What would you do if you woke up from a coma and became a physic? At first Kate helps a missing boy. She soon realizes that she is different and alone. Soon another child is missing, and Kate needs to decide if she should help out and risk her freedom, or if she should ignore her visions. I would like to think that I would do anything I could, but when the time came, would I?
Jared the detective was a really likable character, but I wanted to slap him and to leave his other girlfriend!
As the case gets more involved, and they get closer to the  abductor, no one is safe.
I liked that Kate could not really control her visions, maybe by book two she will be a pro.
Overall I liked this book and can not wait for book two. I am curious to read about Kate's relationship, and to see Kate interact with her mom again. I am giving this book a 5/5 because the author did a great job luring me in. the scenes were well written and I felt like I was there. I was given a copy of the book for review, however all opinions are my own.  


Heather Topham Wood’s obsession with novels began in childhood while growing up in a shore town in New Jersey. Writing since her teens, she recently returned to penning novels after a successful career as a freelance writer. In 2012, she published the first two novels in her Second Sight series: First Visions and New Revelations.

Heather graduated from the College of New Jersey in 2005 and holds a bachelor's degree in English. Her freelance work has appeared in publications such as USA Today,, Outlook by the Bay and Step in Style magazine. She resides in Trenton, New Jersey with her husband and two sons. Besides writing, Heather is a pop culture fanatic and has an obsession with supernatural novels and TV shows.

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