Monday, April 8, 2013

READ ALONG #2! Death in the Shadows (In Darkness We Must Abide #2) by Rhiannon Frater

Death in the Shadows (In Darkness We Must Abide #2)
by Rhiannon Frater
Published March 22nd 2013

Episode 2

Death has claimed a Socoli, but the family curse will not allow him to stay dead. Vanora and Alisha must battle the creature that stole their brother's life while fearing the possible resurrection of Roman.

In Darkness We Must Abide is the epic saga of one young woman caught in the dangerous world of the creatures of the night.

Already living in the shadows due to her albinism, Vanora is just a little girl when her older brother inadvertently unleashes a terrible evil from the family crypt that changes their lives forever.

As she grows up in a world where beautiful deadly beings hunt by night, one captures her eye and her heart. Yet, can she trust the mysterious Armando? For there is a powerful entity plotting to claim her when she reaches adulthood in order to fulfill an ancient prophecy, and her enemy has enveloped her in a web of deceit, casting doubt on all she believes to be true. Soon, she will have to fight not only to save those she loves, but also for her very soul.

Rhiannon Frater delivers a chilling adventure once again with this multi-part epic serial with a dynamic cast, old school vampires, bloody action, a smoldering forbidden love, and a terrifying villain set against the backdrop of a modern day vampire war.

Each episode will be between 10,000 and 20,000 words with new installments being published every 2 to 3 weeks.

Episode 1: Death Comes Home: Free at Amazon
Roman Socoli inadvertently releases a terrible evil when he has his Romanian ancestors entombed on his estate in Houston, Texas.

MY REVIEW OF THE 1ST EPISODE: In Darkness We Must Abide 

Rhiannon is killing me writing this book in episodes. I feel like my world was placed on a shelf and the amazing world of In Darkness We Must Abide has totally taken control. This world of gothic horror, this family and the mysteries they hold are making my head spin. 

In this episode we find Roman, Alisha, and Vanora dealing with the horror that had escaped the coffin and the changes that have come with it. Rhiannon did an AWESOME job AGAIN of the story playing out in my head like I was watching this as a movie (which it needs to be!).  I love the way Rhiannon is writing Alisha and Vanora  as strong, courageous, and an amazing young women. Even Vanora as a child is brave and strong in this episode. And Roman as the protective older brother makes me smile when I read the things he says and does. I just love him. And in this episode I felt like we got to know Alisha a little better and I really like her. 

I would love to tell you every detail of this story because it is so great. But I need to leave a little for you to read. Just remember once you start it's hard to wait for Rhiannon's next's killing me!!!!FASTER RHIANNON FASTER!!!! :)

Obviously 5 STARS!!! It's RHIANNON!

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