With more than 12 million books in print, rights sold in almost 40 countries, and over two years on the New York Times bestseller list, the House of Night series is an international publishing sensation. Now, the excitement continues as the Cast mother-daughter duo shares the back stories of a... show more
With more than 12 million books in print, rights sold in almost 40 countries, and over two years on the New York Times bestseller list, the House of Night series is an international publishing sensation. Now, the excitement continues as the Cast mother-daughter duo shares the back stories of a few of the House of Night's most important – and mysterious – characters. In the third House of Night novella, the secret history we've all been waiting for is finally revealed... Neferet, the Tulsa House of Night's darkly seductive High Priestess, wasn't always a powerful vampyre, but she has always been beautiful. Raised in turn-of-the-century Chicago in a motherless home, her beauty makes her the prey of unwanted attention and abuse, leaving her with scars that will never heal – and a Darkness that will eventually need to find its way out. But when she is Marked and gains strength, both physical and magickal, she turns her anger into power and looks for a way to regain what was stolen from her. From victim to High Priestess, beautiful young woman to powerful seductress, Neferet's journey begins...
Publish date: February 19th 2013
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin
Pages no: 146
Edition language: English
Series: House of Night Novellas (#3)
Die 16jährige Emily Wheiler bekommt mit, wie ihre Mutter bei der Geburt ihres Geschwisterchens verstirbt. Ab diesem Zeitpunkt ist im Hause Wheiler nichts mehr, wie es war. Emily's Vater behandelt sie wie eine Erwachsene und erwartet von ihr absoluten Gehorsam. Sie fühlt sich eingeengt und von den Bl...
The journal style was an interesting approach, especially seeing as it often felt more like a story and less like an informal account of her thoughts. Despite that, I do kind of wish the other two novellas had been written in this style, as ultimately, it was a lot more interesting and - at times - ...
While I really liked Lenobia's Vow, I liked this one less.The story was ok, but the dad was just beyond creepy. I also wouldn't recommend this book to anyone under 16. See spoiler for why There is one very violent rape scene. Neferet gets raped by her own dad, it is quite disturbing.
P.C. Cast's note at the end of this book might have been my favorite part. But back to Neferet, I may be callous but this didn't make me change my mind about her one bit. Still don't like her. Yes she had a tragic past but she could have had a bright future and chose otherwise. Well, I guess to her ...