Wally was adopted from a Russian orphanage as a child and grew up in a wealthy New York City family. At fifteen, her obsessive need to rebel led her to life on the streets. Now the sixteen-year-old is beautiful and hardened, and she's just stumbled across the possibility of discovering who she... show more
Wally was adopted from a Russian orphanage as a child and grew up in a wealthy New York City family. At fifteen, her obsessive need to rebel led her to life on the streets. Now the sixteen-year-old is beautiful and hardened, and she's just stumbled across the possibility of discovering who she really is. She'll stop at nothing to find her birth mother before Klesko - her darkeyed father - finds her. Because Klesko will stop at nothing to reclaim the fortune Wally's mother stole from him long ago. Even if that means murdering his own blood. But Wally's had her own killer training, and she's hungry for justice. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo for teens, this debut thriller introduces our next big series heroine!
Publish date: March 15th 2012
Pages no: 383
Edition language: English
Series: Dark Eyes (#1)
3 stars. Review will be coming. Soon. Ish.
Review: Wally is a Russian, adopted into an American family. Age 15, she moves out, onto the streets of New York. This is the story of a year later. On a visit to Brighton Beach postal-shop-copy-place-thing, where they cater to Russian customers, she gets given a mysterious envelope with her Russi...
Great, compelling read. I loved that it was like she had powers but in a real way. Just having been taught firearms and martial arts, combined with her time on the streets had honed her survival skills to a new level. I always enjoy a good gangster story and thought there was a wonderful level of de...
When I see a book being compared to another, especially a well loved one such as The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo, I'm always skeptical on how it can actually live up to such a claim. Fast paced and filled with conspiratorial twists, Dark Eyes reminded me of Dragon Tattoo before I actually remembered...
Originally posted at The Book Worms. http://thebookworms.org/2012/03/review-dark-eyes-by-william-richter/ I wasn't really sure what to expect when I first picked up Dark Eyes. I surely didn't expect to feel like I was hit by a train, multiple times. This book really goes up and down on the emotiona...
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