Having read A Prisoner Within and Tally, it was hard to imagine the same person wrote this story because it is completely different. If it wasn’t for the writing style I would have had my doubts. It’s amazing how one writer can tell stories across the genres in this way.
However, I didn’t enjoy this one as much, yes, it was beautifully told with some great characters. In a way it reminded me a little of Stephanie Meyer’s Twilight series but the characters didn’t hold me. I think the reason was because it’s a Young Adult book. I needed something a little more gritty. As it was Book 1 in a series, I felt it was setting up storyline and characters for future books.
All the reviews I saw are good and so they should be, it is literally down to personal taste. Having said that, I did read the whole book. Had it not been engaging, I would have stopped reading.
So, it is worth checking out, it could be the series that you are looking for.
A mysterious friend reappears in the lives of cousins Hannah Mitchell and Jenna Warnke. His return causes a haunted past to be revived and a search for answers about ancient myths in the Snoqualmie Valley of Washington State is born. Could modern science hold the key, or does the truth lie in something supernatural?
An unlikely romance is encouraged by hope but threatened by heartbreak. Tragic loss and prejudice loom over the friends, drawing out the darkness of unexpected enemies. Is love strong enough to endure, or will worlds be destroyed?
Come discover what lurks in the shadows but desires the light!