The book starts off mid-action and does.not.stop.
3 stars 18 year-old angry, rebellious, stubborn Stella is in jailed for the murder of 33-year-old Chris, businessman and millionaire. The question is: did she really murder him?
The book is clawed through with suspense, and while reading most of it in one sitting, I was unnerved and sufficiently spooked.
Craven Manor was a (heartwarming?) haunted house novel.
Seed was a creepy, unnerving book on the curse of familial demonic possession.
Pride is a fantastic modern retelling of Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice, a flirtation of characters who are richer, and those who are poorer.
I expected a bit more Viking and less Asgard and Giants and Dwarves. Instead, I found a tale as deep and explosive as Hekla the volcano erupting and destroying a mountain and valley.
It was a good book and I read it in one sitting, but I did think that the book relied too much on cliches and stereotypes, and less on true Viking-age mythology and powerful character
The Library of Lost and Found is a sort of coming-of-age story, but for a woman in her 40's.
“People say, ‘I suppose you got bored with life,’ but it wasn’t as sudden as that. The seeds are in you and although it may take ten, twenty, or forty years, eventually you can do what you wanted to do at the beginning.”