The Shadow Reader
A Houston college student, McKenzie Lewis can track fae by reading the shadows they leave behind. For years she has been working for the fae King, tracking rebels who would claim the Realm. Her job isn't her only secret. She's in love with Kyol, the King's sword-master-but human and fae... show more
A Houston college student, McKenzie Lewis can track fae by reading the shadows they leave behind. For years she has been working for the fae King, tracking rebels who would claim the Realm. Her job isn't her only secret. She's in love with Kyol, the King's sword-master-but human and fae relationships are forbidden. When McKenzie is captured by Aren, the fierce rebel leader, she learns that not everything is as she thought. And McKenzie must decide who to trust and where she stands in the face of a cataclysmic civil war.
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: October 25th 2011
Pages no: 307
Edition language: English
Series: Shadow Reader (#1)
4.25 starsThis was a great start to the series. The Shadow Reader is fast-paced and the action rarely lets up. McKenzie kicks ass and isn't one to wait around to be saved; she saves herself, most of the time. When she's abducted by the rebels she's been helping the king of the fae fight for the last...
I couldn't finish this. I've moved it around and looked at it from time to time and I have no interest in trying to finish it. There's nothing to lift it out of the horde of books that have the same basic plot.
The Shadow Reader begins with McKenzie being told to leave class by a Fae she knows very very well. He says she's in danger. And well, he would be right. When she thinks she's going to get away from the people who wish to take her, she ends up getting kidnapped. The rebels, the Fae who are rebelling...
I liked it as a whole. The idea was fun and original. I didn't like the repetitiveness of the heroine throughout the story tho. She harped on the same thing over and over again. I also felt like certain details were unnecessary, and other parts had conversations that just didn't make sense. It felt ...
In her debut novel Sandy Williams take the readers to the world of the Fae where only certain humans are able to see the Fae and even fewer are able to read the shadows: McKenzie is a College student who is desperately trying to finish her final exam and receive her degree, but as she is writing t...