Zara collects phobias the way other high school girls collect Facebook friends. It's little wonder, since she's had a fairly rough life. Her father left when she was a baby, her stepfather just died and her mother's almost given up - in fact, she's sent her to live with her grandmother in cold and sleepy Maine to 'keep Zara safe'. Zara doesn't think she's in danger; she thinks her mother just can't cope. Zara's wrong. The man she sees everywhere - the tall, creepy guy who points at her from the side of the road - is not a figment of her imagination. He's a pixie. But not the cute, sweet kind with little wings. Maine's got a whole assortment of unbelievable creatures. And they seem to need something - something from Zara...
If you want something very different to the novels out there currently that blends the myths and legends of Were’s against the Fae then this is definitely the tale for you. Its got love, its got mystery and its got adventure as the principle protagonista seeks ways to face her fate and save those she loves. Well written, ideally descriptive it presents a character who’s not only well rounded but one who will stand out to the readers imagination as she seeks to go from an ordinary life to an extraordinary one as this tale unfurls. Add to this the author keeps a realistic quality to her characters reactions which makes this a great tale and one that beautifully lends itself to future instalments.
Zara and her friends knew they hadn't solved the pixie problem for good. Far from it. The king's needs grow deeper every day he's stuck in captivity, while his control over his people becomes weaker. It's made him vulnerable. And now there's a new king in town. A turf war is imminent. The new pixie king is moving in quickly. He swears that he and Zara are destined to be together, that he's one of the good guys. Zara isn't so sure. Despite herself, she wants to trust the new king, but there's a lot more than her relationship with boyfriend Nick at stake. It's her life - and his.
The second novel by Carrie and one that continues the cracking work from the first. Not only does the story evolve but the characters grow emotionally as well as physically as they face dilemmas as well as harsh consequences for their choices. Beautifully written, expertly guided and above all a story arc that just begs to be read, it will be a late night for any who start this title. Add to the mix a lot of sleight of hand and the reader will become a firm fan of this authors captivating work.