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The Soul Reader is the exciting sequel to Gerard Webster's award-winning debut novel, In-Sight .

The two people Ward McNulty most wished he could forget were the woman he once loved and the man he still hated.

He succeeded sometimes by smothering their memory under mounds of activity—his physical rehabilitation, looking for a job, and staving off foreclosure. But try as he m...more
ebook, 260 pages
Published July 28th 2011 by WestBowPress (first published June 30th 2011)
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Paula  Phillips
Are you on the search for a Christian thriller to read ? Have you read In-Sight by Gerard Webster ? I recieved The Soul Reader through Booksneeze as it looked like and sounded like an exciting reader . I was a tad disappointed as I struggled to read through it , I did however wonder that if I had read the first book In-Sight I may have enjoyed it more. The Soul reader takes off one year later where the first book finished and we discover that the main character Ward's father was involved in some...more
Sara
Summary: Ward McNulty wishes he could forget two people, the woman he fell in love with and the man he still hated. He sometimes succeeds this by smothering himself into rehabilitation, looking for work, and trying to stay clear of foreclosure, until one day Carrie Hope breezes back into his life, wanting him to help her write a book about the North Beach Project. He initially turns her down, but then thinks that he could help to keep her safe because he knows that when she starts digging, she m...more
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Tannia
Feb 09, 2012 Tannia rated it 5 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: mystery readers
Recommended to Tannia by: Reviewer's copy
The Soul Reader is the long-awaited sequel of the award winning book, In-Sight, from extraordinary Catholic author Gerard Webster.

In the first book, Mr. Webster introduces three main characters: Ward McNulty, a prominent syndicated political columnist; Carrie Hope, an outstanding reporter and news anchor; and Chet Garner, Democrat State Senator and aspiring Congressman. Ward and Carrie agreed to help Senator Garner to gather support for the development of the North Beach Project, a luxurious be...more
Linda
It's been a year since the murder of Ward's dad and Ward's accident. He had been framed for manslaughter by the same group of people who had murdered his dad. His relationship with the woman he loved, Carrie Hope, had broken but one day she shows up wanting to write a book on the North Beach Project which was exactly what Ward and his father had gotten into before they were both either killed or scared away from it. However, Carrie had no fears of the situation and decided to go on with the book...more
Barbara Brink
The Soul Reader is the second in a series, but although I would have liked to know exactly what went on in the first book and slowly get to know the characters better, it wasn’t necessary. The author did a good job of giving glimpses of the past without bogging down the storyline with a lot of explanation.
Ward McNulty has a gift. He can look into someone’s eyes and see the condition of their soul. In this sequel, Ward has lost pretty much everything. He is crippled from a car accident, his fathe...more
Margaret Metz
I had no idea this was a sequel to In Sight when I started reading it. The author did a great job filtering in the necessary back story from the first book so I never felt lost - just intrigued enough that I still want to read it. :o)

The plot in the book kept me flipping pages to find out what was going to happen. It was exciting and tense. I loved all the twists and turns. The action felt realistic and intense at the same time.

I liked Carrie and Ward - and the romantic tension between them felt...more
Sarah
Though this is a sequel to Webster's first book, In-Sight, it stands alone. (I say that because I found I had forgotten many of the details and was able to read it just fine. I reviewed In-Sight last summer.) It's fast-moving and, even better, hard to figure out. It weaves some pretty incredible elements together and it did it without making me shake my head, roll my eyes, or give up on the story.

This book entertains and, in a way, also educates. It refrains from getting preachy (though there wa...more
Pavel
First off, one thing that I need to mention here is that I’ve never read the previous book of this author. Anyway, it was not the problem for me to understand the necessary back story from the first book.

I can confirm that this is entertain and intense book. At the same time I remember that from time to time I was completely bored while reading this book.

So, if you are looking for a suspense story with some kind of mystery and love story – this book would be a good choice. However if you are ai...more
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