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Body and Soul

3.48 of 5 stars 3.48  ·  rating details  ·  104 ratings  ·  5 reviews
The bestselling author of Prince of Shadows and Twice a Hero again displays her incredible talent and imagination in an enchanting new romance about a love so deep it will bring a man and a woman another century, another life.

Jesse Copeland, an expert in mountain rescues, has returned to Manzanita after years in the Peace Corps. Despite an indomitable courage
Mass Market Paperback, Cover art by Franco Accornero, 312 pages
Published August 3rd 1998 by Bantam (first published August 1998)
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3.5 stars

The setting for this story is Manzanita, a small town in California's Trinity Alps. When Jesse Copeland was a young girl, her mother committed suicide (supposedly), and a distraught Jesse attacked the man she believed responsible. She was *sent away* for her own good, and when *recovered* went to work for the Peace Corps. When the story opens, she's recently returned to town and trying to rebuild her life when the man she believes responsible for her mother's death suddenly returns to t
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This book was quite strange. Usually I avoid reincarnation books, especially if one of the couple remains alive, but it had a ghost, and I had just read and rather liked For the Earl's Pleasure by Anne Mallory, so I figured why not. (Besides, my usual method of picking books at the library is to just grab a bunch with historical-looking covers, which this has, even if it is contemporary, so it was in my stack.)

I went along with the plot pretty well, despite the reincarnation and some other probl
Oct 05, 2010 Jeri added it
Jesse Copeland comes face to face with an old enemy who reminds her of her mother's mysterious death when Jesse was a child. She cannot remember as much as she should, she's having nightmares, and she finds herself talking to the ghost of a man who has been dead for almost 200 years. David Ventris, Lord Ashthorpe, has been called back to earth for his only chance of forgiveness. He had wronged Jesse in a previous life, and now it is time for him to make things right. For the sake of his soul -- ...more
An interesting story that includes ghosts and past lives. Somehow Krinard was able to take something that can be really over the top and make the reader not even question it for a heartbeat.
I just enjoyed rereading this novel.I read years ago.
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Trained as an artist with a BFA in Illustration from the California College of Arts and Crafts, Susan Krinard became a writer in 1992 when a friend read a short story she'd written and suggested she try writing a romance novel. A long-time fan of science fiction and fantasy, Susan began reading romance -- and realized what she wanted to do was combine the two genres. Prince of Wolves, her first ro ...more
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