Evie O'Neill has been exiled from her boring old hometown and shipped off to the bustling streets of New York City--and she is pos-i-toot-ly thrilled. New York is the city of speakeasies, shopping, and movie palaces! Soon enough, Evie is running with glamorous Ziegfield girls and rakish... show more
Evie O'Neill has been exiled from her boring old hometown and shipped off to the bustling streets of New York City--and she is pos-i-toot-ly thrilled. New York is the city of speakeasies, shopping, and movie palaces! Soon enough, Evie is running with glamorous Ziegfield girls and rakish pickpockets. The only catch is Evie has to live with her Uncle Will, curator of The Museum of American Folklore, Superstition, and the Occult--also known as "The Museum of the Creepy Crawlies."When a rash of occult-based murders comes to light, Evie and her uncle are right in the thick of the investigation. And through it all, Evie has a secret: a mysterious power that could help catch the killer--if he doesn't catch her first.
Publish date: September 18th 2012
Publisher: Little, Brown and Company
Pages no: 584
Edition language: English
Series: The Diviners (#1)
3,5 stars! This book is called The Diviners, but weirdly enought, although you do know who they are, they don't really do anything and they never get together! They keep being the separated entities they were before the start of the book. I feel like this was just an introductory chapter to the re...
Brilliant roaring 20s supernatural thriller - and actually, legit-horror scary to boot. The period slang comes off a bit strong at the start, but is well researched and consistent enough to be enjoyable once you get past the first shock of it. Great read.
New York mitten in den 20er-Jahren. Evie O’Neill hat es geschafft und wird wegen eines unangenehmen Vorfalls aus der tristen Kleinstadt in Ohio von ihren Eltern zum Onkel ins schillernde New York verbannt. Hier stürzt sich die Jugendliche ins aufregende Nachtleben bis grausame Ritualmorde die Stadt ...
(Book one of four)Evie O’Neill is sent from her boring rural town after pushing the limits of her 1920s lifestyle too far. She’s sent to her uncle in Manhattan, a 1926 Manhattan alive with parties and socialising and handsome men, a place full of possibilities, where anything can happen…including a ...
(Not an actual review, just some of the thoughts I had.) I liked the plot and that's just about it. The mystery was good I guess. With the characters trying to figure out who the murderer is and stuff. What bummed me out was there was very little mention of the Diviners and the powers. It was th...