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An envelope addressed to Katherine Maslin stood out amongst the pile of bills. It is a notice from an attorney...the rights to her grandparents' farmhouse and adjacent property. She believes that a change will rid her of the strange dreams she's been having, wherein an oddly familiar woman visits her, begging for her help. But when Kat realizes that the woman in her dream ...more
Paperback, 324 pages
Published August 1st 2010 by Oaklight Publishing
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Laura DeLuca
May 06, 2012 Laura DeLuca rated it it was amazing
Taking 1960 is a paranormal mystery that will set your heart racing from the beginning to the end. When Kat inherits her grandparents home, the dreams that have haunted her for years come to a terrifying fruition. She is stalked by ghosts of the past, and cast back in time to try to solve a long forgotten murder. There is danger at every turn, and the ending is so shocking, you will never see it coming. In addition to weaving a paranormal mystery that will make you want to keep your lights on al ...more
Raizel Jones
Oct 07, 2010 Raizel Jones rated it it was amazing
I was visiting Florida in August and stopped in at Rosa Sophia's Book Launch. I don't normally read Mysteries, but this one was fantastic! The story follows a young woman who inherits a farmhouse from her grandparents. As she delves deeper into her family's past, she begins discovering things about her grandparents that she would have never guessed possible. In the meantime, her grandmother's ghost guides her, and she has the chance to clear the name of an innocent man and find the truth behind ...more
David P.
Aug 12, 2010 David P. rated it it was amazing
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Lilac Wolf
Dec 28, 2011 Lilac Wolf rated it liked it
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Cover was fairly freaky, I probably would have read this much sooner had I ever seen that cover. I don't remember there being a ghost kid, but trust me there was a lot going on to make this a thriller.

As the synopsis stated, Kat inherited her grandparents' farmhouse. Seems like a dream come true, Kat is an artist and was eager to live in a farmhouse. So Kat and her fiance pack up their meager belongings and make the move. The thing about this I found distracting about th
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Jerome Peterson
Oct 09, 2011 Jerome Peterson rated it really liked it
Review is by Jerome Peterson--goodreads author.


Taking 1960 is a fascinating story that bends what we know as “paranormal” into believable scenarios. Katherine, the main character, is plagued by an unexplainable recurring dream of her deceased grandmother. When she finds out that she has inherited her grandmother’s house and makes the house her home the peculiar encounters increase. In the midst of the bizarre, Katherine begins her mission to find the truth about her dreams and her widowed grandf
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Eliza King
Jun 11, 2015 Eliza King rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 5-stars
I wanted this book so much. I'm pretty sure my local library doesn't stock it, and the description was just so reminiscent of a combination of Murder, She Wrote and Mystery Woman from Hallmark Channel that I just had to read a copy. It was worth it. So very worth it.

I wasn't sure at first what woman she dreamed of meant, but to find out it was actually a vision of her grandmother was fantastic. Rosa perfected the way of explaining it that made me believe I was right there in the hallway or the k
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Rosanne
Sep 08, 2011 Rosanne rated it did not like it
The only positive thing I can say about this book is that I liked the premise. There is no rhythm; flat, flat, flat. The sentence structure is so basic that I kept thinking I was reading a Harlequin Romance.
Maryann
May 12, 2012 Maryann rated it it was amazing
THis book was amazing. Time travel and a shocking murder mystery. What more can you ask for.
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Amazon and Barnes and Noble Reviews.... 1 3 Oct 07, 2010 04:37PM  
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Rosa Sophia is the author of When I Dream of You (Limitless Publishing), Meet Me in the Garden (Limitless Publishing), Over the Ivy Wall (Sunshine Press), Orion Cross My Sky (Sunshine Press), The House Guest (Limitless Publishing), and A Siren for the Dead (Pagan Writers Press), her first science fiction novel. When she finds the time, she enjoys writing about automotive topics and history. Rosa c ...more
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