Christmas Awards 2011

Sunday, 11 May 2014

The Calling

The Calling by Kelley Armstrong

Publisher: Harper

April 2013

ISBN: 978-0-06-179706-4

Pages: 326

Contemporary, Paranormal, Young Adult, Vancouver Island

Maya is on the run with her friends after they survive first a forest fire that was deliberately set and a rescue team that is not only fake but seems to have some dark intentions where they are concerned.  When their helicopter crashes in the wilderness of Vancouver Island they realize that they have a ways to go before they are safe again.

Maya has a secret that just might help as she can fun faster and climb higher and see better than just about anyone else.  It seems to have something to do with her mysterious paw-print birthmark and is also just part of who she really is.  As Maya and her friends deal with dangers that they couldn’t have foreseen she realizes that she isn’t the only one in her group that has special abilities.  They are all going to need their extraordinary abilities if they are going to have any chance at survival. 

This is the second book in the trilogy that picks up right after the first one left off.  It is proving to be fast paced and action packed.  It also has a mystery woven through the books so far that makes it interesting as the characters work to figure out just what is going on and who knows what.  It is one series that is worth taking the time out to just sit and read all of the books.  The story pulls the reader in emotionally and will have them turning the pages just to see how things turn out.  With each tidbit that is revealed it pulls the reader in more and more and will have readers wondering just where this one will end up.

I give this one 4-1/2 red roses


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