Eighteen-year-old Rory is a cake decorator who makes stunning confections. But no amount of frosting or miracles can save her when a demon kidnaps her—and carries her to Palladino. Here, Rory ends up in a deadly charm school where young women are forced to become companions for the Ghost Lords. And for her to survive, Rory must become everything that she isn’t: graceful, elegant... and perfect.
But nothing is what it seems in Palladino. Not the magic. Not the ghosts. And definitely not Martin Marius, the bizarre Ghost Lord-slash-inventor who is drawn to Rory. For amid a thousand machines and a hundred cats, Martin holds a secret that could change everything. A secret that could either free Rory... or destroy her.
- Kindle: 512 KB
- Print Length: 344 pages
- Publisher: Studio Amazepop (August 8, 2013)
- ASIN: B00EF5WA7W
- AMAZON US | AMAZON CA
I couldn't be dangling further off the edge of a cliffhanger!
It ended in a spot where I literally kept pressing the down button on my Kindle, to no avail.
Even though there were a couple of moments reading that felt repetitive, it didn't kill the story for me. This story is unlike any any others I've read. A ghost story, but not a ghost story. A touch of romance that you would love to see turn into an embrace, and action that will keep you turning the page. Or in my case, pressing the next button.
I got to tell you about the cats. Well, one cat in particular, Cookie. He is the star when in the scene so be prepared to love the little furball. And this is coming from a dog person!
Can't wait for the next book. Seriously, Ciye, hurry up. :-)