The Heartbeat Thief
Haunted by a crushing fear of death, a young Victorian woman discovers the secret of eternal youth—she must surrender her life to attain it, and steal heartbeats to keep it. In 1860 Surrey, a young woman has only one occupation: to marry. Senza Fyne is beautiful, intelligent, and lacks neither... show more
Haunted by a crushing fear of death, a young Victorian woman discovers the secret of eternal youth—she must surrender her life to attain it, and steal heartbeats to keep it. In 1860 Surrey, a young woman has only one occupation: to marry. Senza Fyne is beautiful, intelligent, and lacks neither wealth nor connections. Finding a husband shouldn’t be difficult, not when she h
Pages no: 329
Edition language: English
*New Adult/Paranormal/Speculative Fiction* Up until I got to the very end of this book, I kept thinking a good way to describe it would be a YA/NA "alternate" vampire book. Senza Fyne is young and beautiful with her whole life in front of her, but that's not enough for her. After her grandmother...
This could have been spectacular. It missed some amazing opportunities, though, and was poorly written, and unfortunately that impacts my rating and opinion of the book. Along with the ending.Unless it is based in some mythology or folklore I've never heard of, the author created a new kind of vampi...
What would you do to cheat death? That's the question that lies at the very heart of The Heartbeat Thief. In fact, it's the very question that plagues Miss Senza Fyne, the protagonist of this story. When your whole life is your beauty, when you're pampered and primped, raised with the sole purpose o...
Senza Fyne was an 18 year old who was so afraid of death that she gave her life to a complete stranger with magic so that she could live forever. That is where I had my first issue with the book. She was willing to give up her life to a man she did not know. I just had a hard time wrapping my min...
I loved this book! The story has a lot of similarities to The Portrait of Dorian Gray, which I totally love, so I really enjoyed reading this. I definitely recommend this to other readers and I will be reading more from this author.
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