In The Night Janitor by T. F. Allen, Luke has a gift of healing, one which he uses as he moves from place to place, working in hospitals and nursing homes as a janitor.
He’s on the run from his sister Annamaria, who also has a gift, but her touch is deadly. She is hunting Luke, along with their father, for abandoning her when her power grew.
I really enjoyed this novel. It was a well put-together thriller with strong characters. The supernatural element helped keep the tension tight from start to finish, and the story played well against the traditional good vs. evil plot.
I wasn’t sold on the need for a romantic aspect between Luke and a nurse he convinces to help him, and that’s a major reason I can’t give this book a perfect review.
The Night Janitor still gets a 4 out of 5 stars from me. If you enjoy a good thriller with supernatural elements, give this book a try.
NOTE: This book came out in 2019, but I didn’t get a chance to review it right away. My apologies to the publisher.
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