TEETH IN THE MIST, by Dawn Kurtagich, Little, Brown and Company, Hachette Books


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Before the birth of time, a monk uncovers the Devil’s Tongue and dares to speak it. The repercussions will be felt for generations…

Sixteen-year-old photography enthusiast Zoey has been fascinated by the haunted, burnt-out ruins of Medwyn Mill House for as long as she can remember–so she and her best friend, Poulton, run away from home to explore them. But are they really alone in the house? And who will know if something goes wrong?

In 1851, seventeen-year-old Roan arrives at the Mill House as a ward–one of three, all with something to hide from their new guardian. When Roan learns that she is connected to an ancient secret, she must escape the house before she is trapped forever.

1583. Hermione, a new young bride, accompanies her husband to the wilds of North Wales where he plans to build the largest water mill and mansion in the area. But rumors of unholy rituals lead to a tragic occurrence and she will need all her strength to defeat it.

Three women, centuries apart, drawn together by one Unholy Pact. A pact made by a man who, more than a thousand years later, may still be watching…

out June 2019

352 Pages approx.

MY THOUGHTS:

I received this book in exchange for my honest review.

Have you ever found a book that should have been divided into a trilogy instead of having three timelines? Well, this is such a book. If you enjoy stories involving witches, ghosts, conjuring, and hauntings, demons and spookerama… then you’ll enjoy this.

I was enticed by the premise, which sounded good. For most parts, the book fell right into the premise. It will also take the reader on a strange journey through time, often confusing POVs will cause a frown or two (dozen), and the creep factor will not let you down. I would recommend that you read as much as you can in one sitting and not spread it out too much. You’ll get lost.

I should also add that there are great modern day references to social media and journaling, perfectly placed for all YA lovers.

I’ve heard that the audio is really good to listen to but don’t do anything while listening to lose focus or the story will lose you. It’s deep and intricate and involved.

Like I said, this book would have benefited as a Trilogy and not be crammed with so much information, far too many POV jumps, and a criss-cross over time.

I gave this book:

3-stars

 

 

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