July 29, 2017

#BookReview: Secrets of Skin and Stone Wendy Laine

 
Something is wrong in Hidden Creek. The sleepy Alabama town is more haunted than any place fiend hunter Grisham Caso has ever seen. Unearthed graves, curse bags, and spilled blood all point to an evil that could destroy his gargoyle birthright. The town isn’t safe for anyone, and everyone says fiery Piper Devon knows why.

Piper wants to leave Hidden Creek behind. She’s had enough of secrets—they hide in the shadows of her room and tell her terrible things are coming. Too-charming city boy Grisham might be her only chance to save herself.

To survive, Piper and Grisham have to shed their secrets and depend only on each other. But what lurks in Hidden Creek still might take everything away from them, including each other.





Wendy Laine is the penname of author Wendy Sparrow. Writing is in Wendy’s blood as are equal parts of Mountain Dew and chocolate. Wendy has been telling tales since she was a child with varying amounts of success. Her parents clearly anticipated her forays into the paranormal because she heard “The Boy Who Cried Wolf’ over and over. She lives in Washington State with a wonderful husband and two quirky kids and is active in Autism and OCD support networks. She can usually be found on Twitter where she’ll talk to anyone who talks to her and occasionally just to herself.


I really tried to get into this one but something about just fell flat for me. It felt like I had been dropped onto a moving train with a story that was already in full motion.  I wish that this book would have started out before it did as I think that would have worked up to the situation that the MC found herself in.  For the most part the first part of it confused me even now as I look ever other people's reviews I swore this book started out with a girl on a motorcycle and not a dude. 

If you don't mind being dropped into a story and a little confusion then check this one out.  I would say that the beings were pretty interesting and I wish that I could have gotten into this one. 


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