The Night of Souls—when the veil between the living and the dead is thinnest—is only days away.
Albion is at war . . . and losing.
The wardens have descended, kidnapping innocent citizens for their army, but looking for one in particular.
And fifteen-year-old Kate Winters has just raised a blackbird from the dead.
As her home is torn apart by the wardens, Kate's discovery that she is one of the Skilled—the rare people who can cross the veil between life and death—makes her the most hunted person in all of Albion. Only she can unlock the secrets of Wintercraft, the ancient book of dangerous knowledge. Captured and taken to the graveyard city of Fume—with its secret tunnels and underground villages, and where her own parents met their deaths ten years ago—Kate must harness her extraordinary powers to save herself, her country, and the two men she cares for most. And she'll make a pact with a murderer to do it.
Those who wish to see the dark, be ready to pay your price.
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It is filled with interesting twists and turns, but also, murder and intrigue.Read Full Review of Shadowcry
The main character, Kate, was such a dumb bunny most of the time and while I'm sure she's supposed to be this strong female lead she was just so passive and accepting.Read Full Review of Shadowcry
All characters, good and evil, are mysterious, likable, and well-developed.Read Full Review of Shadowcry
Burtenshaw has created a brilliant world, but that’s about it. The characters are hollow, the plot contrived.Read Full Review of Shadowcry
Shadowcry could have been a lot better, that’s for sure.Read Full Review of Shadowcry
The descriptions of the Night Train, the Station and the city under attack by blackbirds was so detailed and alive!Read Full Review of Shadowcry
The story is one that has been told before in different guises.Read Full Review of Shadowcry
An interesting read with an original story line. I am looking forward to the sequel.Read Full Review of Shadowcry
I just don’t know if I can take more of boring Kate.Read Full Review of Shadowcry
Burtenshaw's writing is really quite spectacular for a debut novel.Read Full Review of Shadowcry
I highly recommend it and I know that you'll be dying for its sequel as much as me!Read Full Review of Shadowcry
Please, let me take this train ride all over again.Read Full Review of Shadowcry
She [Kate] just kinda went from place to place without much action.Read Full Review of Shadowcry
Would I recommend Shadowcry to you? Yes! Maybe it's not as fast paced as it could be, but personally I really enjoyed the plot and admittedly it's not the largest book so I got through it with relative speed. Maybe it won't appeal to everyone, but personally I really enjoyed it.Read Full Review of Shadowcry
Burtenshaw writes in an epic fashion, drawing in all things you need in a great adventure and battle.Read Full Review of Shadowcry
If it had been longer, had more depth and backstory it could've been something fabulous.Read Full Review of Shadowcry
In this novel you see Kate's amazing potential to change the course of her world and Jenna Burtenshaw's potential to be an amazing author.Read Full Review of Shadowcry
In an effort to just finish already, I ended up skimming the last quarter of the story.Read Full Review of Shadowcry
If you love a fast-paced, action-filled fantasy with necromancer magic and downright evil villains then Shadowcry should definitely be on your list of to-read books.Read Full Review of Shadowcry
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