Storm Island (Kate Pomeroy Mystery, #1)

Storm Island (Kate Pomeroy Mystery, #1)[Reading] ➾ Storm Island (Kate Pomeroy Mystery, #1) By Linda Watkins – From award winning bestselling author Linda Watkins comes a new contemporary gothic series to chill your bones and warm your heartA body found hanging from the ceiling fan in the tower room of the old From award winning bestselling author Linda Watkins comes a new contemporary gothic series to chill your bones and warm your heartA body found hanging from the ceiling fan in the tower room of the old manor house on Storm IslandFor nineteen years Kate Pomeroy has suppressed that memory A second year resident in surgery she thinks she has her life under control But a curious conversation overheard while taking a catnap launches her on a descent into a world filled with nightmarish visions that cause her to doubt her own sanitySent to Storm Island to rest and recuperate from an apparent breakdown Kate is forced to come to grips with memories of the summer her mother died as well as new terrors that plague her mind Even the blossoming of an unexpected romance with islander Jeremy Bradshaw cannot keep her fears at bay for longThe discovery of a strange little silo hidden deep in the woods spurs Kate to action as she tries to unravel its mysteries But is the silo real or just another illusion created by her tortured mind Storm Island A Kate Pomeroy Mystery is the first book in a series of mysteries taking place on Storm a remote island off the coast of Maine.

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  • Kindle Edition
  • 328 pages
  • Storm Island (Kate Pomeroy Mystery, #1)
  • Linda Watkins
  • English
  • 20 July 2016

10 thoughts on “Storm Island (Kate Pomeroy Mystery, #1)

  1. Bren says:

    The place had a distinct medieval uality to it with its four large manor houses each strategically located on one of the primary compass points Storm Island Kate Pomeroy Mystery #1 by Linda Watkins Oh wow This is one of t he craziest books I have read in awhile It also crosses so many genres It is listed as a mysterythriller but just to list some of the other genresGothicRomanceHistoricalFolkloreFamily DramaMedical thrillerParanormalHorrorYou get all that?This was also a tough one for me to rate Here is whyBeginning fivemiddle twoSeriouslythis book was intenseSo it starts with Kate a Doctor witnessing a conversation she should not be hearing at the hospital where she works A short time later right before she is to begin surgery she collapses Has a complete breakdown She is evaluated and eventually released and sent to Storm Island to heal thereKate grew up on Storm Island and her memories of the place are not good Her mother died tragically there and Kate was the one to find her There are many secretsshe is unhappy about going back thereas well she should be because her journey and recovery there will change her lifeStorm Island has a great premise And it is a really spooky read As Kate goes about getting used to being there again she is haunted by a variety of utterly bizarre happenings including nightmares strange noises and hallucinationsDoes someone have it in for Kate? Is she imagining all this? Or has the past returned to guide the way for the present and for the future?There were many things I liked about Storm Island including that you do get hooked in and fly through the pages trying to figure out what is going onWhat I did not likeis that it is pretty easy to guess what is going on I was not really surprised by the big revealthis book is pure Gothic and if one likesor lovesGothic I really cannot see them not loving Storm Island But the time spent on Kate's visions and druggings and crazy stuff happening felt far to long to meBut I am picky about My Gothic books What I did lovewas the history and the Folklore which really does not come into the picture until than halfway through the book That aspect was fascinating It is an odd book because there were things I liked so much about it but other things where I rolled my eyes a bit And the killing off of one character left a bad taste in my mouth and prompted me to rat er t his a 3 and not a 4It is said this is to be a series and I intend to read the preuel if there is one because I think I just might adore it I hope that other books in the series are less Gothic oriented and focused on the haunting folklore I'd even like to see a preuel that goes back to the group of women who met such an sad end so very long ago Nobody will understand what I just wrote unless they have read the bookDare I say that I disliked Kate's love interest? AlotSo I would recommend this and would rate it a 35 It was a really different type of read

  2. Linda Strong says:

    Kate Pomeroy is a 2nd year medical resident all set to become a terrific general surgeon But right before one of her surgeries the room tilts and she finds herself a patient in her own hospital Tests are run and all are found negative Her mother killed herself almost 20 years earlier supposedly she suffered with depression Has Kate inherited her mother's mental illness? She and her father think she's just been stressed with her residency and he sends her to your aunt and uncle who then send her to their island vacation home for rest and to recuperateKate is forced to come to terms with her last memories of the island home as this is where her mother killed herself and Kate found her bodyNightmares or night terrors continue Is she hallucinating or something worse? She discovers a strange small building deep in the woods and Kate tries to unravel what secrets it might hold But is it real or something else she has conjured out of her mind? She sees things that don't exist she hears things that aren't there she smells her mother's perfume but that's impossibleThis is a well written complex mystery full of twists and turns with just a touch of the paranormal Once started it was hard to put down Unpredictable from start to finish the characters are finely drawn with credibility A little romance just adds to the enjoymentMany thanks to the author BooksGoSocial Netgalley for the digital copy of this mystery Read and reviewed voluntarily opinions expressed here are unbiased and entirely my own

  3. P.S. Winn says:

    This is a great story and although I am giving it 4 stars I feel for many it will be a five star read The story has a great if somewhat dark and spine tingling feel about it Kate Pomeroy is a doctor but after she has a breakdown she is sent to Storm Island to recover Arriving at the place Kate is finding recovery is about the last thing she will find This is an intriguing mystery and well worth the ride it takes readers on

  4. Jay Williams says:

    Unbelievable Book I read many books This was the first that interfered with my life I had to keep coming back to it to see what was happening All through the first part of the story I had a difficult time figuring out what was happening It didn't all click until the end I definitely was captured by this book and am amazed at how it all worked out I want to go back and read it again

  5. Sue Plant says:

    would like to thank netgalley and the publisher for letting me read this spooky bookkate is a surgeon working through her residency when for some unknown reason she becomes paranoidseveral events occur that the diagnosis could mean she may be committed but luckily for kate her dad interverned and sent her off to be looked after by her auntand so the visit to storm island beganyears ago kate and her mom would visit every summer but a fatal event occurred there and katie had never been backnow she is back there and the memories are surfacingbut why do the blackouts keep occuring could it all be in her imagination or is someone out to get her but who could it beas only her aunt and uncle are on the island with hersurely they couldnt be behind it alland what about that light in the silo that nobody else can seeall in all a very good psychological thriller that will keep you reading till the end

  6. B.K. Stubblefield says:

    his is the first time I read this author's work and I am so glad I did The story was engaging and kept me turning the pages Who drugged Kate and why? The answer didn't disappoint but if you like mysterysuspense and romance you'll have to read it for yourself

  7. Sharon Sell says:

    Storm Island If it had been possible to give than a 5 star rating I would have This book held my attention til the end Some books have slow spots but this one had many twists and turns instead Just as you thought you had it figured out you didn't I like the bits that go back to the first book look forward to future books the preuels to come I highly recommend this as an awesome read

  8. Michele says:

    This mystery with a lot of psychological suspense will twist your mind this way and that What a roller coaster rideKate is a resident in a hospital and is also having a kind of affair with one of the surgeons She decides to take a uick nap before a surgery she is going to be helping with when she hears a conversation between one of the doctors and an unknown stranger Her friend brings her a Latte In the operating room Kate gets delusional and is admitted to the hospitalThey want to admit her to a psych hospital luckily her Father a bigwig in the hospital system wants her to have days He then decides to send her to his sister a well known psychiatrist She decides that Kate needs rest and relaxation and brings her to the summer house Kate hasn't been to since the night her Mom diedWhat happens from this point forward is surreal and you will not be able to put the book down until you have finished itAnd yes I will continue reading this series

  9. SA Krishnan says:

    A dark psychological twister of a story Thoroughly enjoyable and totally engaging

  10. Sarah Stuart says:

    Doctors threaten to section Katherine in a psychiatric hospital from which she would never escape but Kate is sane isn’t she? Her nightmares make her doubt it but her father gives her a way out provided she spends time on Storm Island in the care of his psychiatrist sister her Aunt HettyKaty hasn’t spent time on the island since she was ten years old when her beloved mother committed suicide but she’ll be safe with Aunt Hetty won’t she?Brilliantly researched and grounded what appears at first to be a paranormal romance is actually a very clever mystery One I couldn’t solve although the clues exist It’s the first in a series and I shall definitely be buying the next

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