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Queen of the Masquerade (Hallowmere #5)
by Tiffany Trent (Goodreads Author)
BBYA author Amanda Jenkins teams up with Tiffany Trent to give voice to the next Hallowmere heroine... Christina wakes in a new world with no memory of who she is or where she came from. Tasked with solving a riddle that will save the duke and duchess who rescue her and take her in as a changeling, Christina seeks to puzzle out just what she's doing here and why her memory ...more
Paperback, 304 pages
Published August 12th 2008 by Mirrorstone
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I have to confess that I wouldn't have read this book if Amanda Jenkins hadn't written it, as it's in the middle of a series (originated by Tiffany Trent) and I'd never just pick up book 5. But even though you're aware as you read that you're missing back story, this book reads nicely on its own; it was swift-moving, well-written, suspenseful, and had a very sympathetic murdereress/heroine on a mission (which she's forgotten due to amnesia). Oh, and a bit of romance and costumes (the setting is ...more
I loved the whole Hallowmere series, so if you think it's a waste of time to read an incomplete series, try to look past that and enjoy these captivating books. Although from what I understand this book is not by Tiffany Trent, it still feels like earlier books. I think this book is my second favorite in the series. Readers can finally sympathize with Christina, who wasn't a very dynamic character compared to the other main characters in earlier books. Rory and Christina's romance is also one of ...more
Interesting read. It was the first one of this series that I picked up so I was a little confused about some references to things and people from previous books. It was still good enough that I have gone back and collected the books in the series and am reading them now. I will let you know what I think once I've read enough of the series to form a better opinion.
Tiffany Trent is the award-winning creator and author of the young adult dark fantasy series, HALLOWMERE, and THE UNNATURALISTS and THE TINKER KING. Her short stories have been published in MAGIC AND THE MIRRORSTONE, CORSETS AND CLOCKWORK, SUBTERRANEAN, and WILFUL IMPROPRIETY. When not writing or reading, she can be found playing with bees. She is represented by Jennifer Laughran of Andrea Brown L ...moreMore about Tiffany Trent...
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