The Mirror

Bell Ellis


The Mirror

The Mirror

  • Title: The Mirror
  • Author: Bell Ellis
  • ISBN: 9781623808785
  • Page: 230
  • Format: ebook



When Vic Ledore buys an antique mirror only to find it s haunted, his initial fear turns to intrigue when he realizes he and the ghost wear the same face The mirror is possessed by Philippe Montmarche, a vagrant who lived in early 1800s New Orleans and committed suicide after his lover went to war and died Philippe is helplessly trapped until he can find his true love agWhen Vic Ledore buys an antique mirror only to find it s haunted, his initial fear turns to intrigue when he realizes he and the ghost wear the same face The mirror is possessed by Philippe Montmarche, a vagrant who lived in early 1800s New Orleans and committed suicide after his lover went to war and died Philippe is helplessly trapped until he can find his true love again He also believes Vic is his reincarnation, but Vic isn t so sure.Soon after, Vic meets Jules Cassell, a gorgeous, witty, interesting man who relieves Vic s ennui and quickly finds his way to Vic s heart But Philippe has captivated Vic as well, and when Philippe s search to find his lover mysteriously involves Jules, Vic can t help but be drawn into the tragic love story as he hopes to discover his own.


Recent Comments "The Mirror"

I agree with the early reviewer, here. This story just felt strange. I must tip my (imaginary) hat off for the author for that little twist that ends the book. But I admit, throughout the whole novella, I can't figure out what the author is going. I can enjoy a reincarnation story, but having both ghost and reincarnation at the same time, where one future-self seems to be talking to one-past self in form of a ghost is just, well, weird. But there are some parts of the story I truly loved. Like J [...]

This review can also be found at On Top Down Under Book Reviews.Vic Ledore, a bartender, is a huge antique buff. He can easily spend hours inside an antique shop. He also feels that he can somehow understand each object, that they speak to him in a sense. While checking out the newest antique shop in town, Nooks and Books, Vic discovers an old mirror that he is convinced he must own even if it costs him a weeks worth of tips. The frame itself is art, with carvings of a war scene with soldiers, h [...]

An interesting mix of historical and the present. I liked both Vic and Jules and Vic's interactions with Philippe. There were some weak spots however. If you truly want to read this type of story, I would recommend Time After Time by J.P. Bowie.

Interesting paranormal story, although I admit I'd hoped it might be a little scarier when I saw the mention of a ghost in the blurb.I thought the pacing was nice, getting to see Vic get to know both Philippe and Jules, while watching the carvings in the mirror slowly change.And I did like that I wasn't able to predict the ending, although perhaps I should have been able toAnd any story that can give a happy ending to that many people totally satisfies the sappy fluff lover in me.Favorite Quotes [...]

The writing was good throughout; Ms Ellis puts together some sentences that are rich and full of beauty. The dialog is natural and the story moves well.I think this one would have benefited from more length; it felt rushed. I would have liked more depth to the story. If I'd found a mirror such as this, I would have gone straight to Google to see if there was anything online about its origins or history. The author took no side trips at all. It was a straight line from start to finish.The sex sce [...]

It was quite pleasurable short read. I love books with antique treasures (especially haunted) and I liked how the mirror was described in details. The book might gain from being a little bit longer. The plot wasn´t bad but some parts of the book was quite confusing. Still nice read.

What a weird little ghost story, weird but in a good way. I LOVE the final twist!

I loved this story!!

4.5 stars


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