January 06, 2018

#BookReview: Dark Mirror (Dark Mirror #1) by Mary Jo Putney

About the Book:

At sixteen, Lady Victoria Mansfield, youngest daughter of the earl and countess of Fairmount, is destined for a charmed life and her choice of mates worthy of her status. Then she makes a terrifying discovery that will ruin her life and disgrace her family forever. Tory's blood is tainted... by magic.

When a shocking accident forces Tory to reveal her despised skill, she is immediately exiled to Lackland Abbey, a reform school for young men and women in her position. Tory's greatest wish is to be cured so she can return home and perhaps recover some of her shattered life.

Instead, curiosity and the lure of magic lead Tory to rebel students who have pledged their talents to protect England. As she joins them in their secret studies, she discovers her full powers - and is drawn to the handsome, enigmatic young Marquis of Allarde. But Allarde'a reserve and haunting secret keep him away, though she can see equal longing in his eyes.

Then Tory's pledge sweeps her and her friends into a perilous world of danger, challenge, and a triumph that saves Britain from conquest. Can danger also bring Tory and Allarde together, despite all that stands between them?
 







Reviewed By: Endy
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
Recommended Age: Young Adult
Genre: Historical Fiction, Magic, Time Travel
How I Acquired this book: Purchased
Overall rating: ★★★★
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About the Author:
Mary Jo Putney is a New York Times and USA Today bestselling author who has written over 60 novels and novellas. A ten-time finalist for the Romance Writers of America RITA, she has won the honor twice and is on the RWA Honor Roll for bestselling authors. In 2013 she was awarded the RWA Nora Roberts Lifetime Achievement Award. Though most of her books have been historical romance, she has also published contemporary romances, historical fantasy, and young adult paranormal historicals. She lives in Maryland with her nearest and dearest, both two and four footed. Visit her at maryjoputney.com.

Noteworthy experiences while reading this book: Time Travel at its best! 

Check out author's other books? Yes
Recommend this book? Yes

Notes and Opinions:  The book the dark mirror is about people with magical powers and time travel. I wasn’t interested in the beginning but as I kept reading, I became more intrigued. The characters were interesting with their own type of story and description. The story flows nicely. But at times when she went to the present and past I was confused at which time it was. There was conflict, the conflict was mostly the wars and fights going on.  But overall I did like the book and hope to Read more from the author. 

Go Into This One Knowing:  Time Travel and Magic! 
 









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