Title: Kaitlin's Tale
Author: Christine Amsden
Release Date: May 16, 2016
Publisher: Twilight Times Books
Genre: Urban Fantasy/Pararnormal Romance
Rating: 4.5 Stars
Genre: Urban Fantasy/Pararnormal Romance
Rating: 4.5 Stars
Disclosure of Material Connection: I received this book for review from Pump Up Your Book and the author. I was not compensated nor was I required to write a positive review. The opinions I have expressed are my own. I am posting this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission's 16 CFR, Part 255: "Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising".
Inside the Book:
Kaitlin Mayer is on the run from the father of her baby – a vampire who wants her to join him in deadly eternity. Terrified for her young son, she seeks sanctuary with the Hunters Guild. Yet they have their own plans for her son, and her hopes of safety are soon shattered.
When she runs into Matthew Blair, an old nemesis with an agenda of his own, she dares to hope for a new escape. But Matthew is a telepath, and Kaitlin's past is full of dark secrets she never intended to reveal.
You always hear the saying “never judge a book by its cover”. And I learned my lesson with this one. I thought this was going to be a book told in the first person but I was pleasantly surprised to find that it wasn’t. It’s just that this is her story. One of her characters is named Cassie. If you haven’t read this author’s work before, you will need to check out her Cassie Scot Series.
In this book, you get the impression that the vampires are the bad guys. They are not romanticized. Kaitlin is led to believe that her “husband” hasn’t changed but for one little thing. But his personality begins to change and once that happens Kaitlin realizes she needs to do what is best for her child. Matthew Blair is a man of many talents. And Kaitlin hopes that he will be the man to help her.
This was the first book that I read of Ms. Amsden and I finished with a question, “why haven’t I read her work before”? I thoroughly enjoyed her writing style and had no trouble picturing the scenes as they played out. I also finished knowing that I had to continue reading her work. The ending gave me mixed feelings because I couldn’t tell if we will see these characters again.
Some people love to read on their e-readers and others are still old school. I’m one that’s in between. I like reading on my e-reader but I still love to have a book in my hand where it doesn’t take any type of electricity in order to turn the page. My e-reader is on its last legs and it doesn’t make for an enjoyable read. But I was lucky enough to have the paperback edition of Kaitlin’s Tale. I had no trouble tuning everything out and just concentrate on what I was reading. This is an author that I would continue going old fashioned whenever I pick up one of her titles.
Meet the Author:
At the age of 16, Christine was diagnosed with Stargardt’s Disease, which scars the retina and causes a loss of central vision. She is now legally blind, but has not let this slow her down or get in the way of her dreams.
Christine currently lives in the Kansas City area with her husband, Austin, who has been her biggest fan and the key to her success. In addition to being a writer, she's a freelance editor, mom, and foster mom.
Please visit her at http://www.christineamsden.com
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