In this gripping, atmospheric reimagining of that dark tale, Katsu has created a deeply unsettling and truly terrifying masterpiece. Beautiful, lyrical, utterly grounded in the wagons, the land, and the people, this is the best--and scariest--story I've read this year. Don't start late at night and expect to sleep! Well-written and gripping with a strong conclusion, The Hunger is an inventive take on an already morbidly fascinating historical event.
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Full of richly drawn and fascinatingly flawed characters, this is a story that is respectful of the history it relates, but doesn't shy away from the sins, mistakes and bigotry of the past, to impressive effect. Katus's debut novel, The Taker, was selected by Booklist as one of the top 10 debut novels of Like many writers, she has a day job, too: for over 30 years, she was an intelligence analyst for the federal government and RAND, and is currently a consultant on emerging technology.
Tamsen Donner must be a witch. That is the only way to explain the series of misfortunes that have plagued the wagon train known as the Donner Party. Depleted rations, bitter quarrels, and the mysterious death of a little boy have driven the pioneers to the brink of madness True love can last an eternity Alma Katsu takes listeners on a breathtaking journey through the landscape of the heart Of all the universe's forces, the most mysterious, confounding, and humbling is the power of love Alma Katsu.
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Adding to library failed. The story is told in such a distinctive voice, you won't be able to stop thinking about it.
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The characters will delight you, horrify you and instil hope It's one of this reviewer's favourites so far this year. Add to this Alma's identifiable writing style, a great ability to bring the reader to the heart of the tale and backed up with a solid supporting cast made this tale a real joy to spend time around.
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Great stuff. She's got three genres going on here and doesn't drop the ball once If you've already read and loved The Taker you will not be disappointed by The Reckoning.
It is a sequel that is every bit as good as the first. Romance, fantasy and mainstream fiction fans alike will be swept away by this brutal tale of immortal love gone wrong. She was also a regular contributor to the Huffington Post.