I am not someone who reads fantasy or books that involve ghosts but I became thoroughly hooked by this book after I persevered with the first fifty or so pages. The book was one I borrowed from a member of our bookclub. We swap our books when we meet and talk about books we have been reading. This book sounded interesting and I thought I would give it a try.
I really had to push to make my way through the first part of the book and it wasn’t until the flashback to the ghost’s life that I really got into the book. The book gives an excellent portrayal of relationship abuse and how easy it is to fall into the trap of being possessed by another to the point where your life is not your own.
“Platform Seven at 4am: Peterborough Railway Station is deserted. The man crossing the covered walkway on this freezing November morning is confident he’s alone. As he sits on the metal bench at the far end of the platform it is clear his choice is strategic – he’s as far away from the night staff as he can get. What the man doesn’t realise is that he has company. Lisa Evans knows what he has decided to do. She knows what he is about to do as she tries and fails to stop him walking to the platform edge.
Two deaths on Platform Seven. Two fatalities in eighteen months – surely they’re connected?
No one is more desperate to understand what connects them than Lisa Evans herself. After all, she was the first of the two to die…”