Whispers from the Dead
Only Sarah senses the horror.
The minute she steps through the doorway of her family’s new home, Sarah feels a smothering cold mist, and hears the echo of a scream and a heartbreaking whisper in Sp ...more
Like all of Joan Lowery Nixon's leads, Sarah is a strong female who's battling her own inner demons and fears. She ...more
Whispers From the Dead by Joan Lowery Nixon tells the story of a 16 soon to be 17 year old girl, Sarah. Sarah goes swimming at a lake with her friends and almost ends up dead. After her near death experience she starts to hear voices, voices no one else hears. She’s the only one who seems to be able to sense the horror. Soon after, her father gets a new job in Houston forcing them to move. The minute she steps through the door of her family’s new house she is smothered by a ...more
Whispers From The Dead by Joan Lowery Nixon is about a teenage girl named Sarah. Sarah had a near death experience which makes her able to communicate with the dead. She starts to figure that out in some parts of the beginning of the book, but it all comes to play when she moves into her new house in Houston. When she first stepped into her new house she knew something wasn’t right. She started to feel like she wasn’t alone and one night she heard an anonymous spirit say “ ...more
Whispers From the Dead is a mystery and horror story rolled up into on wonderful book. The book kept me on the edge of my seat and wanting more and mor ...more
While this historically has been one of my all-time favorite Nixon titles, in reading it with a critical eye, I'm noticing some flaws that prevent me from giving it the full five-star rating.
I read this with relish when it was first published and have read it nearly once a year ever since. I love the story and consider it, along with A Deadly Game of Magic as her best suspenseful books. In terms of storyline and plot, it's fabulous. In terms of writing quality, however, not so much. This time a...more
One example is Sarah and her family moved in to new house in Houston. A moment she enter her house she felt " sucked in to a cold, smothering mist. The echo of a scream best against her mind". (p.g 12)
Although the character Sarah has been told by ghost, everytime she closed her eyes or sleep. s ...more
Although I enjoyed this story, I found the language used by the teenag ...more
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Author: Joan Lowery Nixon
Summary: Only Sarah senses the horror. The minute she steps through the doorway of her family's new home, Sarah feels a smothering cold mist, and hears the echo of a scream and a heartbreaking whisper in Spanish, "Help me!" Sarah feels compelled to find out who is trying to reach her. But can she uncover the mysteries of the past before terror strikes again?
Review: The best from Nixon all tied up in this book's binding. I a ...more
It's about a girl named Sarah who nearly drowned. Because of that near death experience she has become more sensitive to spirits. When her family moves to Houston, the house they move in immediately feels wrong to Sarah. It's not ...more
"Whispers From the Dead" is a good book. The author is Joan Lowery Nixon. If you like mysteries, you like this book. The author's intent was to make a thriller and that's what she did. At every corner, the book would take an unexpected turn. It was full of suspense. If a person has ever heard voices in their head, they'll want to read this book. That's about the book "Whispers From the Dead."