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The Hawk and the Hound

Tekijä: Emily Fionn

Sarjat: Hanging Rock (1)

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"The Hawk and the Hound" by Emily Fionn is a mesmerizing story that weaves together the enchantment of forbidden love, family curses, and the enduring power of the heart's connection. Set against the backdrop of the hauntingly beautiful Glenbrook, Nevada, Fionn takes readers on a captivating journey that explores the depths of love and sacrifice.

In this spellbinding narrative, the protagonist finds herself entwined in a curse that has plagued her family for generations. As a member of the cursed family, she has been warned to steer clear of the neighboring town of Dodson and the mysterious creatures that roam its forest. However, fate has a different plan in store when she falls deeply in love with one of these creatures.
Fionn's storytelling prowess shines through as she expertly crafts a tale that balances romance, mystery, and the supernatural. The palpable chemistry between the protagonist and her forbidden love interest adds a layer of tension and longing that keeps readers utterly engaged. The author delves into the complexities of their relationship, delving into themes of acceptance, sacrifice, and the transformative power of love.
The atmospheric setting of Glenbrook, Nevada, serves as more than just a backdrop; it becomes a character in its own right. Fionn's vivid descriptions breathe life into the town and its surrounding forest, evoking a sense of enchantment and mystery. The richly depicted scenery immerses readers in a world teeming with beauty and danger, heightening the stakes of the protagonist's forbidden romance.
The strength of Fionn's characters lies in their emotional depth and relatability. The protagonist's internal struggle between duty, family loyalty, and the yearnings of her heart resonates with readers on a profound level. Supporting characters are equally well-developed, each adding depth and complexity to the story. Fionn deftly explores their motivations, fears, and desires, creating a tapestry of engaging personalities that drive the narrative forward.
"The Hawk and the Hound" is a testament to Fionn's ability to spin an enthralling and emotionally resonant tale. Her prose is elegant and evocative, drawing readers into the world she has created and tugging at their heartstrings. The narrative flows seamlessly, alternating between moments of tender romance, heart-pounding suspense, and poignant introspection.
With its enchanting blend of romance, mystery, and supernatural elements, "The Hawk and the Hound" will capture the hearts of readers seeking a story that transports them to a world of forbidden love and captivating intrigue. Fionn's debut novel is a testament to her talent as a storyteller, leaving readers eagerly anticipating her future works.
Immerse yourself in the magical world of "The Hawk and the Hound" and allow yourself to be swept away by its enchanting narrative. Fionn's ability to craft an unforgettable love story amidst a backdrop of curses and secrets will leave you spellbound and yearning for more.
  Araskov | May 16, 2023 |
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The Hawk and the Hound, by Emily Fionn, was interesting. It has a Romeo and Juliet vibe. The love between the two protagonists happened very quickly and without a lot of reason. So parts didn't make a lot of sense. The rest of the story dealt with the succession of power within the witch community and a spirit that tries to usurp that power. The ending wasn't satisfying as there are too many unanswered questions. In essence, it's a cliffhanger ending. Cliffhanger endings have never been my favorite.
  Antares1 | Apr 16, 2023 |
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I received an early copy of this book through the Early Reviewers in The Library Thing. I am leaving this review voluntarily.

Well damn! This book was an amazing rollercoaster!

I was completely hooked on the storyline and the main characters had me on the edge of my seat the whole time. I even enjoyed the cliffhanger at the end.

A fantasy world with enemy towns, the cliches found in it did not bother me at all since the whole plot was pretty well done. The characters are both pretty well-rounded and I did enjoy the whole debacle they have to go through.

It a definite yes in recommending this book, I will definitely follow this series! ( )
  maritedh | Apr 16, 2023 |
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Enjoyable. Well worked out world in small town america, between two tribes with historical animosity, cut off from the mainstream US through the habit of their elders. A prodigal daughter returns home (one of the few to ever leave) on the news that her Granny is dying and the coven need her. But she's not that keen on family interests, and has a life in California. A chance car accident sees her in hospital in the wrong town but there's a friendly mechanic around to help her on her way, he's kind of cute too in the way of the outcast like herself.

Alternating between the two characters works well and we quickly establish the rules going on, Rayne has always had magic whereas it's not been so clear for Max our werewolf. Working out who's responsible and who's prepared to stand up and take action is never something to be taken lightly. Although this did conclude with everything resolved I believe the author intends to write more with these characters and I'm interested in seeing what she's intending.

This ARC had an odd epub formatting issue which broke the book at one chapter break, the pdf version was fine. ( )
  reading_fox | Apr 15, 2023 |
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This reads like a modern day Romeo and Juliet--just couldn't get into it. ( )
  cfk | Apr 7, 2023 |
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