The Gates of Evangeline by Hester Young

I really loved reading this book. I did not want to put it down. I love reading about clairvoyant people and when they can save children it is fantastic. This was a nice story about a woman who loses her child and has to rebuild her life. She gets a new job down south trying to find out how to find this missing boy and see if she can solve a thirty year mystery about a missing boy. The family hires her to write a book about the case and see what turns up. There are a lot of twists and turns and lots of intrigue. I loved it. I received this ebook from the Firsttoread program for a fair and honest opinion.  From a unique new talent comes a fast-paced debut, introducing a heroine whose dark visions bring to light secrets that will heal or destroy those around her . . .

When New York journalist and recently bereaved mother Charlotte “Charlie” Cates begins to experience vivid dreams about children she’s sure that she’s lost her mind. Yet these are not the nightmares of a grieving parent, she soon realizes. They are messages and warnings that will help Charlie and the children she sees, if only she can make sense of them.
After a little boy in a boat appears in Charlie’s dreams asking for her help, Charlie finds herself entangled in a thirty-year-old missing-child case that has never ceased to haunt Louisiana’s prestigious Deveau family. Armed with an invitation to Evangeline, the family’s sprawling estate, Charlie heads south, where new friendships and an unlikely romance bring healing. But as she uncovers long-buried secrets of love, money, betrayal, and murder, the facts begin to implicate those she most wants to trust—and her visions reveal an evil closer than she could’ve imagined.
A Southern Gothic mystery debut that combines literary suspense and romance with a mystical twist, THE GATES OF EVANGELINE is a story that readers of Gillian Flynn, Kate Atkinson, and Alice Sebold won’t be able to put down.

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