Romantic Times Magazine Book Reviews Names COMPULSION a ‘Top Pick’

Martina Boone’s debut is flawless, a true gem! With fluid writing that brings the southern setting to life and maintains a colorful cast of characters, this is a must-read for fans looking for a refreshing and addicting young adult paranormal read. Boone is a natural storyteller and readers will quickly fall in love with Barrie, her personal struggles, the characters’ intriguing history and the romance between Barrie and Eight. Irresistibly enthralling and romantic, Compulsion is a winner.

After her mother dies, Barrie Watson moves to Watson Island, South Carolina to live at her aunt’s plantation, where she discovers a dark and otherworldly history between her family and the other two founding families of the island. With her own ability to find lost things, Barrie sets out with the charming Eight Beaufort, who has a power of his own, to uncover the family’s secrets and free herself from their enemies. (SIMON AND SCHUSTER, Nov., 448 pp., $17.99, ISBN: 9781481411226, HC, 14 & Up)