A beautifully wrought modern fairy tale from master storyteller and award-winning author Nancy Werlin Inspired by the classic folk ballad “Scarborough Fair,” this is a wonderfully riveting novel of suspense, romance, and fantasy. Lucy is seventeen when she discovers that she is the latest... show more
A beautifully wrought modern fairy tale from master storyteller and award-winning author Nancy Werlin Inspired by the classic folk ballad “Scarborough Fair,” this is a wonderfully riveting novel of suspense, romance, and fantasy. Lucy is seventeen when she discovers that she is the latest recipient of a generations-old family curse that requires her to complete three seemingly impossible tasks or risk falling into madness and passing the curse on to the next generation. Unlike her ancestors, though, Lucy has family, friends, and other modern resources to help her out. But will it be enough to conquer this age-old evil?
Publish date: August 11th 2009
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...
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