By These Ten Bones
There’s hidden places all over this land-old, old places. Places with a chain for them to chain up the wolf when it’s time.A mysterious young man has come to a small Highland town. His talent for wood carving soon wins the admiration of the weaver’s daughter, Maddie. Fascinated by the silent... show more
There’s hidden places all over this land-old, old places. Places with a chain for them to chain up the wolf when it’s time.A mysterious young man has come to a small Highland town. His talent for wood carving soon wins the admiration of the weaver’s daughter, Maddie. Fascinated by the silent carver, she sets out to gain his trust, only to find herself drawn into a terrifying secret that threatens everything she loves. There is an evil presence in the carver’s life that cannot be controlled, and Maddie watches her town fall under a shadow. One by one, people begin to die. Caught in the middle, Maddie must decide what matters most to her-and what price she is willing to pay to keep it.
Publish date: February 15th 2011
Publisher: Square Fish
Pages no: 229
Edition language: English
The story was not as intricate as I would have liked, but the gothic atmosphere was appealing, and I liked Maddie and Carver/Paul's characters. I also liked the message about sacrificial love. Overall rating: 3.5/5.0 stars.Reviewed for Bitten by Books. http://bittenbybooks.com.
I've read other things by Dunkle before (The Hollow Kingdom, The House of Dead Maids), and one of the things I really like about her is that she seems willing to confront the darker aspects, the things that make you uncomfortable. This is something I've come to associate with her, and I really do li...
Reviewed by Lori @ Romancing the Darkside:http://romancingthedarkside.blogspot.com/2011/06/review-by-these-ten-bones-by-clare-b.htmlNot your usual young adult paranormal romance!Set in the Highlands of Medieval Scottland, Maddie is the young daughter of weaver in a small village. She lives a quiet b...
Several people had reviewed this one recently, so I thought I’d pick it up. Set in some version of Highland Scotland (I was never completely clear on time period), I liked it a lot, particularly the different take on one of the more over-done fantasy creatures. [Apr. 2011]
By These Ten Bones is quite different than your ordinary werewolf tale. Here things go bump in the night and superstitions reign supreme. When I read novels that have historical settings, I tend to expect a few things: accuracy, feeling like I have been transported to another time, etc. In this, By ...
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