Free ebooks on the Kindle can be very hit or miss. I've read some good stories, I've read some absolute stinkers, and when you start a book you never know what you're going to get.
`Soul Mate' was decidedly a hit. A fascinating premise (that a young man finds his body taken over by ghosts who have final things they need to do before, presumably, going to their eternal `rest') and how it affects his life, relationships and state of mind.
Our hero Tommy takes a little while to settle into; I didn't know if I liked him particularly, and he seemed like a real loser, but as his situation is unfolded to the reader you realise why. The love interest, Suki, was perhaps rather too good to be true - are people really this accepting and helpful in real life? - but her housemate was a good foil and I enjoyed their interactions.
The story was perhaps a little slow to get going but I was soon gripped and I loved the way the author described Tommy's experiences as the ghosts take him places and control his body. Towards the end it got really exciting and it was almost edge-of-your-seat stuff.
The only aspect to this story that I didn't really like was the rather abrupt ending, particularly as the central part of the story wasn't resolved. Perhaps this was so that we can have subsequent adventures featuring Tommy. If so, I'll be glad to read them!