Thursday, August 23, 2012

#86: The Tangled Bridge - Rhodi Hawk

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Psychologist Madeleine LeBlanc is desperate to escape the madness that has followed her family for a century.  She’s struggling to adjust to her new-found power and to stick to the pact that protects her sanity. 
But an innocent little boy is being hunted—by Madeleine’s half brother and her great-grandmother, Chloe, and by the demons they control.  The boy is a threat to their bloodline, to their very nature, but Madeleine cannot let his young life be callously destroyed.
Thrust into an age-old battle of dark versus light, Madeleine dives deep into the history of her family and into the vast paranormal underworld of New Orleans, a world seemingly controlled by her great-grandmother.
The only way to stop Chloe lies past the tangled bridge that could lead to great power…or total destruction.

  • Paperback: 528 pages
  • Publisher: Tor Books (October 30, 2012)
  • ISBN: 9780765324979

MY OPINION:
I'm a little let down.
When I read the description for the book I got excited with the idea of a person having the ability to cross over between the living and dead. I thought it would make for an interesting book.
To be honest I had to push myself through this one. Not for lack of writing skill, but the story was just all over the place for me. I still can't formulate whether it's because I didn't read her previous book, or because it really was that confusing, but I am left unsatisfied.
Bummer too because I had high hopes.
There's always people out there that will disagree with me, but this is just what I took from it.

1/5


Recommend? No.


DISCLAIMER: I received a copy for review. I was not compensated for my opinion or this post.

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