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Eternal City

2.67 of 5 stars 2.67  ·  rating details  ·  6 ratings  ·  5 reviews
In the heart of the Canadian woods, the environment is deteriorating. People have moved away and some have disappeared. When Claire Mowatt inherits her aunt's land, she arrives to find that the air, land and water have become polluted since the environmentally correct gated community Eternal City bought the island on Skeleton Lake. Claire knows she should just sell, but so...more
Paperback, 303 pages
Published October 1st 2003 by Five Star Trade (first published 2003)
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Althea Ann
I was very enthused by one of Kilpatrick's first books, the 1994 vampire novel 'Near Death,' and I've always thought it was cool that she's part of the goth scene... but for some reason, I haven't really followed her writing - I'm not sure why. Too many books, too little time!

'Eternal City' wasn't bad. The story moves along at a fast clip, and there's some good moments of horror and tension. The writing is pretty basic - it's there to get the story across. It feels almost YA at times... expect f...more
Lynne Page
I picked this book up at a used book store because I needed something new to read and wasn't at home. I had hopes for it because it has a very nice looking cover and was also a Canadian novel.
Unfortunately, I was bitterly disappointed.
The characters in this novel are completely unbelievable, and the dialogue between the characters was very stilted and awkward.
I do not find that any of her characters were mature enough for their apparent ages, from the 13 year old boys to the two separate pare...more
Archana Chari
The book was very different and a little weird in some sense. The story evolved around the Eternal city too much that at one point you get bored of waiting for the suspense. But towards the end the story was crisp. All together, its was okay if you don't have too much expectations from the cover or the gist of the story.
This novel is literally an eco-thriller with horror/sci fi/fantasy elements, and a hint of horror, but not too gory. It's a little bit of this and that for a fair read in 3.5 days. It's around 2.5 to 3 stars.
Worth reading.
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