As a New York Times best-selling author, Victoria Laurie is best known for her uniquely created lead characters such as Abby Cooper in the Psychic Eye mystery series and spiritual medium M.J Holiday in the Ghost Hunter Mystery series. The Psychic Eye mystery is a book series about a P.I psychic intuitive. It is a collection of about 11 fantasy books that have been carefully crafted by the author. Apart from Abby, the book also has three other characters who appear from time to time; they include Cat, Abby’s sister, Candice, her business partner and Dutch, her boyfriend. With that said, Victoria Laurie was born in the year 1966. Since she has worked as a psychic, Laurie draws her inspiration from her career as a police psychic and gifted clairvoyant. She currently lives in Arlington with two spoiled Dachshunds, Toby, and Lily.
Order of Psychic Eye Mystery Series
|1||Abby Cooper, Psychic Eye||2004|
|2||Better Read Than Dead||2005|
|3||A Vision of Murder||2005|
|7||Doom with a View||2009|
|8||A Glimpse of Evil||2010|
|13||Sense of Deception||2015|
|14||A Grave Prediction||2016|
Psychic Eye Awards
Despite enjoying immense success, and having most of her books appearing on the New-York best sellers list, Victoria Laurie is yet to land any awards.
Psychic Eye Books into Movies
As of yet, none of Victoria’s books have been adapted for screenplay.
Best Psychic Eye Series Books
After struggling for many years to accept her abilities, Abby Cooper finally decides to put her gift into good use by starts a business as a psychic intuitive. Her business performs extremely well and in most cases, she is even booked several months in advance. Abby Cooper has so many clients, some of which he cannot even remember either by face or by name. However, while reading Allison Pierce, she gets an icky feeling. However, it does not take long before she forgets about her. However, when Allison is murdered, the police suspect that Abby Cooper had something to do about it. One of the reasons why they suspect that Abby Cooper is the murders is because of her psychic abilities and because she knew so much about Abby. So as to clear her name, Abby begins to do her investigation.
It does not take long before, a police detective; Dutch Rivers believes that Abby is innocent. However, the police detective is unhappy because he understands that the real killer is extremely dangerous. Abby Cooper soon realizes that she is in real danger thus she hopes that she should have listened to the detective. With that said, Psychic Eye is a wonderful debut novel in what appears to be an exceedingly fun, cozy mystery series. Victoria does an exceedingly great job in describing Abby’s psychic abilities, how they came to be and how exactly the psychic mind works. The book also has a great sense of humor throughout, especially when Abby performs her readings. As a character, Abby has been fully developed with the author giving little tidbits about the relationship between Abby and her parents, and with her sister.
Another book that performed extremely well in this series is Better Read Than Dead, which is the second installment in this series. This installment begins where the first book left off. Just like the first book, Better Read than Dead is just as good as the first book. In this installment, Abby is doing a favor for her good friend who works as tarot card reader. When the client comes in and her abilities are telling her that the friend is a killer. Immediately, she realizes that she is attending a mob wedding. As she tries to deal with her professional relationship, she also tries to deal with her newly formed relationship with Dutch. Dutch has just arrived from Quantico and is now working with the F.B.I. However, he has a new partner who Abby must deal with. With that said, this is an exceedingly great read with a little bit of paranormal thrown in.
Other Books Similar to Psychic Eye
“Haunted House of Renovation mysteries”, is another great read that many cozy mystery lovers are going to enjoy. If walls could talk, is the first book in the Haunted House of Renovation mystery. This installment has been well-written, and the characters are exceedingly interesting. People who are familiar with the Bay area are going to appreciate the novel together with its setting. The overall pace of the book is somewhat slow, to discuss the home renovations. Home for Haunting is the fourth book in this mystery series. Just like the all the other books in the series, this installment is also a great read. In this book, Mel is still managing the family’s construction business, and she has just realized she loves the work. Since she has enjoyed a great amount of success, Mel feels that it is high time to give back to the community, by assisting the elderly and the disabled in renovating their homes. If you haven’t discovered this book, then it is high time to rush to your local bookstore and grab one.