Reading progress update: I've read 8 out of 165 pages.

Existence - Abbi Glines

"Were you expecting me to be mute?"

 

I leaned my hip against the desk. "Yes, as a matter of fact, I was. You're the first one who has ever spoken to me."

 

A frown creased his forehead. "The first one?"

 

He appeared genuinely surprised he wasn't the first dead person I could see.

 

Um. If you're going to say he's surprised, that's fine....but I thought he was surprised that none of the other ghosts had spoken to her before, not that she'd seen other ghosts in the first place. Why is she deciding for herself what surprised him?