I reaaallllyy got wrapped up into Violet and Jay's friendship/relationship/whateveryoucallit!!!! I also thought her 'gift' was an interesting one. Something different from the paranormal I've been reading lately. The whole thing enveloped me and sucked me in from the very beginning. Why it took me this long to read it, I don't know. I felt involved in their lives, and the suspense of getting the killer's perspective really made the difference. This could be a stand-alone book and it would be satisfying, but I know that there is a second book, and I absolutely CANNOT wait for it!!!