Lucy has nine months to break an ancient curse in order to save both herself and her unborn daughter. Inspired by the ballad “Scarborough Fair,” this riveting novel combines suspense, fantasy, and romance for an intensely page-turning and masterfully original tale. Lucy is seventeen when she... show more
Lucy has nine months to break an ancient curse in order to save both herself and her unborn daughter. Inspired by the ballad “Scarborough Fair,” this riveting novel combines suspense, fantasy, and romance for an intensely page-turning and masterfully original tale. Lucy is seventeen when she discovers that the women of her family have been cursed through the generations, forced to attempt three seemingly impossible tasks or to fall into madness upon their child’s birth. But Lucy is the first girl who won’t be alone as she tackles the list. She has her fiercely protective foster parents and her childhood friend Zach beside her. Do they have love and strength enough to overcome an age-old evil?
Publish date: September 18th 2008
Pages no: 376
Edition language: English
Series: Impossible (#1)
I read this when it first came out and really enjoyed it, so thought I'd re-read in preparation for the sequel that just came out. Hrm. Sadly, it's much less good than I remember it being. Still an awesome concept, but the execution is poor. There's so little about breaking the actual curse, and s...
TW: Rape On the cover it says: A haunting, thrilling romantic puzzle. Just read it I say, don' read it... This is not haunting. And this doesn't have a single "romantic puzzle" bone in it's body!! From time to time I read a book with a story that it's so bad, that it leaves me in a fit of te...
Lucy is a teenager and fostered. She discovers that her mother's madness has been in the family for generations and at about the age she is now. When she is raped at her prom and becomes pregnant she realises that the cycle is beginning again. This time however she has Zach at her side, and while...
"I finally told Soledad I didn't have a place to live. So now I do. Now I am here, with her and her husband, Leo. They have given me their spare bedroom. It has a bed and a chair by the window and a built-in bookshelf.I feel safe here."Would you like a reason to read this book?Go listen to this: htt...
*Worum geht's?* Lucy Scarborough wünscht sich nichts sehnlicher, als ein normales Leben führen zu können. Das ist allerdings gar nicht so leicht, wenn man ständig von der leiblichen Mutter verfolgt wird, die bei der eigenen Geburt verrückt geworden ist. Doch mit siebzehn Jahren soll sich Lucys Leben...