The Girl and the Raven by Pauline Gruber
Publisher: Dragonfly Inc.
ISBN: 978-0-9910774-0-3 (print)
ISBN: 978-0-9910774-1-0 (ebook)
Contemporary Paranormal, Lexington, Tennessee & Chicago, Illinois
Lucy Walker is a sixteen-year-old girl who wants a normal life. Just as she thinks she has a chance at normal she finds out that she is half-witch and half-demon. Now her life gets even more complicated as she works to keep her demon father from killing her boyfriend. She also has to try and keep the witches in her life from killing her father and protect her non-supernatural friends from getting hurt from either side. As if that isn’t enough to keep her busy she also needs to find the family raven that has her magical legacy. She is doing a balancing act between the good and evil in her life and is drawn to both. She just doesn’t know which side she will ultimately choose.
This is a fantastic young adult story that can be read by anyone. The plot and characters are well thought out and written well. The story comes alive for the reader in a paranormal story that is very different from most paranormal books. Once the reader starts this one they will find it very hard to put down as they will be pulled into the story with every word they read. This is done is the first person point of view but that just adds to the story rather than takes away. When character point of view changes the reader will not be lost in the least and it is written in such a way that it flows from one chapter to the next with nothing lost during the switch. If the next book proves as good as this one it is going to be one series that will be a must read for those who love paranormal romances. This is one to definitely take the time to read.
I give this one 5 red roses