Ember (Darkest London, #0.5)
Publisher: Forever Yours
Pages no: 88
, Science Fiction
, Urban Fantasy
, Historical Fiction
, Paranormal Romance
, Historical Romance
, Short Stories
3.5 stars: I would have preferred giving EMBER a full four stars, because Ms. Callihan did an excellent job of piquing my interest and setting the dark, foreboding tone of her first Darkest London novel, I found several points in the story confusing. While its overall effect on the narrative was min...
Having won a copy of Winterblaze, the third novel of this series I thought to get some background before I began reading it and now I am hooked. This novella teased right from the beginning. A touch of fairy tale, a hint of magic, a dream of a man (or is it a monster) all swirl around desperation an...
Time-wise, the majority of Ember takes place between the prologue and first chapter of the first Darkest London book, Firelight. Though technically Ember is a prequel to the Darkest London series, I strongly recommend reading Firelight before Ember. Ember reads more as a series of deleted scenes t...
Ember was an enjoyable prequel to Firelight, however, I felt it was largely unnecessary. I loved spending more time with Archer and Miranda, but the elements included in Ember could have simply been incorporated into Firelight. However, having full disclosure on events which were mentioned in Fireli...
Uhm… well now, this wasn’t bad. Not great but also not bad. Callihan is as good as ever, her descriptions being amazing. Fascinating. Totally fascinating.I mean, we get Archer wearing a "gallibaya". Which is spelled "galabeya" b-t-dub (just saying). Just imagine it. Nah, really imagine it. Let me he...
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