Friday, March 4, 2011

Schloss Valkuriz

Book Description: Embrace the beauty of the rose and discover the mystery that surrounds it..... — A chance encounter with the handsome Lord Kessler leads Iara to the magnificent castle of Schloss Valkuriz where she finds a new and exciting romance. Haunted by recurring dreams of past sorrows in which she relives the episode of her last encounter with her lover, I... more »ara learns the truth behind a dark secret buried in the past. A secret protected by the immortal beauty of a sacred rose whose very essence is preserved by the faithfulness of a promise now forgotten. A promise which, if broken, would lead to horrifying consequences. About the Author: Born in Kingston, Jamaica, Felicia N. Cheung is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Human Resources at McMaster University in Hamilton, Canada. She earned an MBA degree at the Rochester Institute of Technology, United States in August 2009 and a BA honors degree in Medieval Studies at the University of Waterloo, Canada in October 2007. Besides writing, she enjoys playing the guitar and spending quality time with family and friends.

My Thoughts:
This book is a completely new genre for me. I found it unusual and a little hard to get into...but once I made the effort, it was a very interesting read. Iara had to make several decisions that I wasn't expecting. The story took some unexpected turns at unusual places until you go deeper into it and can understand more what was going on. I give this book a 3/5. It's a good read, and a good choice for starting a new genre if you've not read this one before.

Thank you to the author for providing me with a review copy. It was given to me in exchange for an honest opinion and the above is 100% mine.

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