"Isobel, all snark and sharp edges covering some intense vulnerability as she continuously checks in to see if she has crossed into mental illness (as her father did when she was young), is a compelling narrator." --The Horn Book
, January/February 2012
“Spine-tingling setting….Isobel’s sass and her steamy romance with her new stepbrother will help readers race toward the dramatic conclusion.” --Publishers Weekly
“This blend of paranormal romance, murder mystery and quirky, coming-of-age narrative offers tasty moments….Cook gives readers a fast-paced plot, a likable narrator, and interesting characters.” --Kirkus
“Ideal for readers who like their stories supernatural but their dream guys human.” –The Bulletin
"[Isobel] will quickly endear herself to readers. Cook combines the perfect mix of mystery and romance to create a delightfully creepy chick lit-y ghost story that will hook readers and keep them engrossed long into the night–preferably with the lights on." --SLJ
“A wonderfully creepy mystery….Snarky, funny….Will keep readers up late into the night….Exceptional.” -- Shelf Awareness
"Filled with wit and humor, Unraveling Isobel draws readers in not only with romance and intrigue but also the compelling voice of a strong protagonist....The text pairs a captivating mystery with intriguing commentary on mental illness...clever prose keeps readers engaged....Isobel makes for a complex and interesting heroine, with readers certain to root for her until the very end of this simple but well-crafted mystery."--Voya
“An addicting ghost story….This will pull readers in and have them quickly turning pages.”--Booklist
“[Isobel’s] voice is wickedly entertaining, and she is very likeable, frank and funny.” –National Post
“A fast-moving thrill-ride of a novel.” –The Winnipeg Review
About the Author
spent most of her teen years wishing she were someone else or somewhere else, which is great training for a writer. She is the author of The Education of Hailey Kendrick
, Getting Revenge on Lauren Wood
, and What Would Emma Do?
as well as the Fourth Grade Fairy series. She lives in Vancouver with her husband and dogs. Visit her at EileenCook.com.