I really enjoyed this. I tend to prefer supernatural stories set in the UK. The main protagonist, Will, is initially an ambivalent figure but graduall..Show More »y becomes more of a traditional hero. He's likeable but retains the sense of being otherworldly and of another time. The heroine, Eloise, also becomes gradually more interesting. I like that she's feisty and intelligent (yes, I'm contrasting her with Bella Swan) Although Will's city is a fictional amalgam of several locations it manages to have a real sense of place and history.
The story does have a conclusion but you won't get many answers at the end of this volume. K.J. Wignall has created a new vampire mythology whichwe only get a glimpse of here but I found this intriguing enough to want to hear the rest of the story.
Carl Prekopp is excellent and captures the mood and voices very well.
I think it's a shame that this trilogy hasn't had more publicity. It's so much more interesting that Twiglet and more intelligent that lots of other Y..Show More »A fiction I've read. Will is always sympathetic and interesting and I loved how the story played out. Lots of surprises and red herrings but a satisfying conclusion.
Carl Prekopp does an excellent job. I like his use of accents and he convincingly portrays adults, young people, men and women.