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Tuesday's Child (Psychic Visions #1)

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3.85  ·  Rating Details ·  4,292 Ratings  ·  450 Reviews
What she doesn’t want...is exactly what he needs.

Shunned and ridiculed all her life for something she can’t control, Samantha Blair hides her psychic abilities and lives on the fringes of society. Against her will, however, she’s tapped into a killer—or rather, his victims. Each woman’s murder, blow-by-blow, ravages her mind until their death releases her back to her body.
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Kindle Edition, 326 pages
Published June 16th 2011 by Valley Publishing
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✘✘ Sarah ✘✘ (former Nefarious Breeder of Murderous Crustaceans)


Hey! I'm giving a 3-star rating to a book that isn't a total Meh Fest! Pretty amazing huh?! This one is actually pretty entertaining *gasps*

You know what's even more surprising? I fully expected to dislike this. First of all it's a mystery, a genre I gave up on ages ago after years of bingeing on it. And no you are not dreaming, this is shelved as romantic suspense. Yes it is. And I read it. And didn't fall into a sugar shock-induced coma. And still gave it 3 stars. Please refrain from faint
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Alex is The Romance Fox
Tuesday's Child by Dale Mayer is the 1st book in her paranormal Psychic Visions Series and I am happy that I decided to continue with this series after receiving a free copy for an honest review by the author, which was the 10th ....Into the Abyss https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/3...

This story revolves around Samantha Blair, a psychic woman who sees and feels people being murdered. She's wary about telling the police about these visions as she's been "burnt" when she previously had offered a
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BK Blue
Jun 07, 2013 BK Blue rated it it was ok
Recommends it for: Anyone who can appreciate b movies
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I thought this was edited by several people?

For free you get:

~ typos
~ pronoun confusion (or surprise gender changes, as I like to call them)
~ grammatical issues and some poor sentence structure
~ nonsensical sentences
~ repeated lines and conversations
~ unnecessary POVs
~ story inconsistencies
~ a killer that disguises himself as elderly by wearing a crazy hat (don't ask me)

And so much more. I haven't even finished the book yet. I stopped at what I think is the beginning of a sex scene (I know, rig
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Kerry
Aug 05, 2015 Kerry rated it really liked it
A great book about a psychic woman who has visions of people being murdered from the victims perspective. A policeman realises she could help him with one of his cases. They team up in more ways than one and its a thrilling ride right up to the last chapter. I thoroughly enjoyed reading this and would love to read more books about these characters, it would make a great crime series. I'll be checking out more books by this author who has a great gift for writing stories.
Kimberlie
Jul 25, 2013 Kimberlie rated it liked it
Shelves: 2013
This story missed the mark, for me. I liked the plot and the characters, but they seemed to contradict themselves at times, which made it hard for me to connect. I'm wavering between 3 stars and 4 because I felt like the author could have done a better job defining the characters, their motivations, their thoughts, their actions, and their dialogue.

To add to that, there were some major editing issues. Misplaced quotation marks all over the place made me re-read several spots to figure out what t
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Kim
Nov 04, 2011 Kim rated it really liked it
Looking at Max you'd think she was either homeless or that she has seen more in this world than anyone should. Max has secluded herself for a reason. She's a psychic and experiences everything that a current serial killer does to his victims. She wants to tell the police but is afraid of the consequences. Last time people found out about her abilities she was miserable. But Max couldn't just let the killer continue without trying to catch him so she goes into one of Portland's police station. Th ...more
Lady Heather
Jul 31, 2012 Lady Heather rated it liked it
Recommends it for: paranormal thriller/suspense with a touch of romance
This is the first book I've read by Dale Mayer and I found the story, writing and character good.
However, I thought the Author 'rushed' the ending to 'tie things up'.

I still want to read the second book in this series because Ms. Mayer's imagination and story-line has intrigued me.

Lala_Loopsie [fire breathing B!tch Queen]
I read this book at camp. I actually finished yesterday, but.... no internet!! Yes, i know, I was also a bit lazy, the computer wasn't in my building...

Anyway, the book was good, i guess. But the idea was not that original. I read a book quite similar to this one. I mean it was better than others, just not the best.
If you like thriller-type or whatever, i guess this is a maybe type of book.
Lisa
Another free paranormal download, as I apparently still haven't learnt my lesson, that turned out to be another meh-fest with an irritating heroine, a romantic interest with whom she shares no chemistry and some incredibly strange writing choices.

Suffering from visions of the violent deaths of a serial killer's victims, Sam has retreated from the world. Apparently (according to her) shunned due to her abilities and having no friends (which is nonsense as pretty much everyone in the book seems to
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Pamela
Aug 31, 2012 Pamela rated it really liked it
Shelves: reviewed, kindle
I've read other books where the protagonist is psychic - some good, some bad. This one I really enjoyed. The author has written an intriguing story that embodies suspense, mystery, romance, and paranormal elements all in one that makes this book a real page-turner. It's a well-written story that moves at a good pace, always keeping the reader engaged. Also, the characters that are likeable and well developed, especially Samantha, a very complex individual. What Samantha experienced each time a p ...more
Jamie Kline
Aug 01, 2011 Jamie Kline rated it really liked it
Shelves: books-for-review
**I received a copy of this book from the author in exchange for an honest review**

Review: I was so excited to dive into this book! Although I read a lot of different genres now, my first love was the mystery/suspense/murder type novels involving the police or FBI. In fact, Kay Hooper's Bishop/Special Crimes series is one of my favorite series of all time, and it also deals with psychics. In Tuesday's Child we meet Samantha Blair, who has an unusual "gift"; she ends up trapped in the minds of vi
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Debbie I Heart YA Books
Jul 26, 2011 Debbie I Heart YA Books rated it it was amazing
Tuesday's Child is a Mystery Thriller, with a touch of Paranormal. This read was a little different than what I normally get into, but the beautiful cover pulled me, so I had to read it. I'm so glad I did. Tuesday's Child sent chills up my spine. Sam is a beautiful, twenty-eight-year-old woman, who works for a veterinarian hospital. She would rather be around animals than people since she’s psychic. Sam's psychic gifts are more of a curse than a gift as she feels what her victims feel. And she n ...more
Bella
Jan 19, 2016 Bella rated it liked it
Recommends it for: thriller/suspense romance readers
Psychological/thriller romance

I enjoyed this book, it was a good read although I couldn’t help but be reminded of Dream Man by Linda Howard. It has a lot of similarities to Dream Man but managed to be different in other aspects. You will not know who the serial killer is until near the end, which keeps you turning the page just to find out who is behind the murders.

I have to say Samantha’s character was a bit cold to me (I understand that due to her gift, she had withdrawn from the world but s
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Victoria
Jun 30, 2014 Victoria rated it it was ok
After finishing this book, I was quite surprised to learn that this author is multi-published. It reads more like a first draft of a beginning author. Having recently read several "free" downloaded books, I am becoming increasingly frustrated with lack of proper editing. Thus my harsher than usual rating. It seems as though publishers are churning out book after book without taking the time to make sure they are putting forth a good product. This book is no exception. It's bumpy and disjointed. ...more
Wolf
Oct 17, 2014 Wolf rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Good

Yesterday was going on the phone number and email to be in town this year is to make the right choice but it is also
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2.5 stars
Marlene
Feb 05, 2012 Marlene rated it really liked it
"Monday's child is fair of face, Tuesday's child is full of grace", or at least that's how the rhyme goes.

The book, Tuesday's Child by Dale Mayer, while not totally full of grace, did tell a compelling story.

Samantha Blair has psychic visions. She sees death. Even more horrific, she sees it from the victim's point of view, as it is happening. She experiences every stab, every slice, every broken bone. She doesn't just feel the pain, every cut, bruise and broken bone manifests on her own body, th
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Victoria
I picked up this book for free, thought the blurb sounded interesting and gave it a shot. Initially the book and the premise reminded me a little of a Cynthia Eden book (and I’m a huge fan of hers). I wasn’t exactly sure what to expect since I didn’t read any reviews before starting. Tuesday’s Child is the story of Sam who through her psychic abilities has to live through a serial killers violent murders. She actually becomes each victim while the event is taking place and then she is able to tr ...more
Danielle Annett
Mar 08, 2013 Danielle Annett rated it it was amazing
I LOVED this book! I received a copy of Tuesday's Child in exchange for an honest review. I've never read any of the authors works before and it is safe to say I will be purchasing the rest of her books very soon! Tuesday's Child is a well written and engaging book. I was instantly captivated by the main character and her story. I couldn't put it down.

The level of detail was amazing! The author showed you what happened without too much telling. I felt as if I were truly there experiencing what S
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Kelly
Aug 22, 2011 Kelly rated it it was amazing
This is one of those lovely, dark books that's gruesome and bloody and just somehow hits the spot. Sam is isolated and lonely and her visions are sapping the strength from her. The saddest thing is that she doesn't know how to help herself. She's managed to keep herself on a relatively even keel but she's on the verge of breaking - both physically and mentally.

Who wouldn't be, really, when they're forced to live the last moments of different women's lives? Painful, hopeless, agonizing moments th
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Daffodil
Three 2.5 stars

Not bad for a freebie and I may eventually look up the rest of the series ... if it goes on sale. The bones of a good story are here and I did want to find out what happened enough to keep reading. But if I do pick up book 2 and still find the same editing and writing problems, I would likely be disinclined to continue. At one point Samantha is telling the vet something about her dog Sarge that made me think, "When did that come up?" It happens later in the book and the reference
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ᴥ Irena ᴥ
I cannot write anything new which hasn't been written in the description of the book. The most I can say is it is readable. I don't think a reader would put this on DNF shelf since it is really short and a fast read, but it isn't anything special either.

The only thing which stands out is the way Samantha Blair gets her visions. It is really creepy and it is heartbreaking when you remember she is living alone, has a part-time job and she thinks she hasn't got anyone in the world. She gets her vi
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Donna
May 21, 2014 Donna rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Thriller Romance

I would recommend Tuesday's Child to other readers that enjoy a fantastic psychological thriller A psychological thriller with just the right amount of romance. Samantha a young psychic who hasn't had the easiest life, an outcast with strong abilities that take her unwillingly to the darkest depths. Brandt a handsome cop searching for a serial killer. I won't spoil the story with too much information, but after. reading this gripping page turner I am looking forward to reading mo
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Rachell Coe
Aug 20, 2011 Rachell Coe rated it it was amazing
It's been a long time since I read a book I could not put down -- and am happy to say Tuesday's Child was one of them!!!! I loved the fact that our heroine, Sam, was the one with the angst (I'm so sick of hero's with angst who are 'never good enough' or are terrified of relationships!) while being very likable, the hero, Brandt, was wonderful -- hilarious with his mother and so good to Sam, and Brandt's mother and the rest of the folks at the 'assisted living' place almost stole the show -- they ...more
Courtney
Jan 16, 2015 Courtney rated it really liked it
This is currently free on Amazon. I reallly enjoyed this paranormal thriller, great story line, interesting characters and a really sweet romance that neither dominates the story nor gets in the way. The h who has very little experience and control over her psychic ability both sees and experiences violent murders as they occur. The H is a detective on special assignment looking for a serial killer. And action!!
Adrielle
Jul 06, 2016 Adrielle rated it liked it
Shelves: crime-suspense
3-3.5 stars
So I like the idea, it worked. I'm quite picky with crime, with the likes of John Connolly and Harlan Coben monopolising my book cases, I'm not easily impressed. However, I like the premise, there needs to be a bit more of a focus on particular development of tone through more description of setting. It feels a bit rushed where more atmosphere is needed.
Donna Charles
Mar 31, 2012 Donna Charles rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I really loved this story. The way the heroine has to deal with her gift is some times painful to read but when she finally has some one to fight for her and to help her, it is so touching. I cried for her and was over joyed when they fell in love.
Sarah Wynde
The hero threatens her dog to get her to come out of her house and I stopped reading. Not because I thought he'd actually shoot the dog, but because he was amused by her fear and... that's just solidly creepy.
Kjen
Feb 05, 2015 Kjen added it
Shelves: did-not-finish
A freebie...had promise...dnf'd at 65%...how sad is that?!...maybe it's me...have book hangover from Outlander and Obsession In Death...sometimes timing in life is everything;)
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Dale Mayer is a USA Today bestselling author best known for her Psychic Visions and Family Blood Ties series. Her contemporary romances are raw and full of passion and emotion (Second Chances, SKIN), her thrillers will keep you guessing (By Death series), and her romantic comedies will keep you giggling (It's a Dog's Life and Charmin Marvin Romantic Comedy series).

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  • Maddy's Floor (Psychic Visions, #3)
  • Garden of Sorrow (Psychic Visions, #4)
  • Knock, Knock… (Psychic Visions, #5)
  • Rare Find (Psychic Visions, #6)
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“Staring in confusion around her, fear, panic, and finally, recognition seeped into her dazed mind. Early morning rays highlighted the water stains shining through the slap-dash coat of whitewash on the ceiling and the banged up suitcases, open on the floor. An empty room – an empty life. A remnant of a foster-care childhood.   She was home.” 3 likes
“He willingly offered her every part of himself for her pleasure. Sam took full advantage. Pushing up on his shoulders, he rolled over onto his back, swinging her on top of him. Sam laughed joyously and accepted the invitation. Using her fingers, her lips and her tongue, she traced, teased, and tormented Brandt until he could stand it no more.
Without warning, Sam found herself flipped over, tucked under him, her legs hooked over his hips. Brandt waited until Sam gazed into his eyes. Then dropping his forehead to hers, he plunged deep.”
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