Publisher: Square Fish

Book Review: By These Ten B..

Book Review: By These Ten Bones

  By These Ten Bones is quite different than your ordinary werewolf tale. Here things go bump in the night and superstitions reign supreme. When I read novels that have historical settings, I tend to expect a few things: accuracy, feeling like I have been transported to another time, etc. In this, By These Ten Bones succeeded beautifully. The novel takes place in Scotland. And from the every beginning, I felt like I had stepped into Maddie's world. Dunkle builds up this world so that you feel like you know every rock and path. It was so much fun trailing along with Maddie […]

Posted February 21, 2011
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Book Review: By These Ten B..

Book Review: By These Ten Bones

  Set back in history, Maddie lives in a time where women are burned or hung for being witches, where people still believe magic is a live. When a traveler comes to town, she falls in love for the first time, but there's a secret surrounding his appearance, involving the death of a few villagers. Maddie will have to decide how much she will risk for love. There were some scenes in the novel that are so well written that they are frightening. Dunkle does a marvelous job of melding beautiful scenery with a myth that is both gruesome and […]

Posted February 15, 2011
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