The author builds a world that is detailed and unique. A fresh addition to the urban fantasy landscape. The society of the others is rich iwith unforgetable characters. A history steeped in lore, violence and mystery..
The climatic storm and how it impacts each character.
At first I thought her voice too timid, but I realized that that voice worked for Meg and gained assurance with the character. As more characters were introduced Alexandra Harris gave each character a unique vocal personality.
The Others rule this world, human enter, if you dare!
The changing society. How the life that the elite of society lived before World War I was shattered out of it's cozy cocoon by the reality of war, and how people adapted to the new world, or didn"t. Also, how do we cope in the present when our past is not as we always believed it to be.
Addy and Bea are the heart of this story, their complex relationship it's beat.
No favorite scene, this is a story that unravels, like a scarf with a pulled thread.
The settings were characters. England, New York, and the majesty of Kenya in the 1920"s.
Listen to Lauren Willig's Pink Carnation series. This author is one of my go to's.
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