Margaret Lucke. House of Whispers (2008) 303 pp. [pbo]
Publisher’s description: “After an unhappy divorce, Claire Scanlan is launching a new life and a new career in real estate. She has a chance to sell a spectacular oceanview house [in Marin County]—but as the site of a mass murder, the property is not attracting buyers. When Ben Grant, the handsome brother of one of the murder victims, shows her the empty house, Claire experiences strange sensations that are both fascinating and repellant. She’s also fascinated, and not at all repelled, by Ben Grant. But if Claire accepts her new-found paranormal power as real, she must also accept the responsibility for solving a bloody crime—even though Ben seems to be the prime suspect ...”
Setting: Marin County