Cold and distant, as he became, it was never clear why. Well, it is definitely clear now. Ekkehardt went through hell and back. He suffered so much personal loss, that his pain became unbe ...more
I absolutely enjoyed the heck out of this prequel novel and highly reccomend it to any fans of dark urban fantasy.
This is a story of college students in Cold War Germany. Ekkehardt, who lives with his pyromancer boyfriend Zven and a witch named Liese, is killed upon attempt to climb the Berlin wall.
When he inexplica...more
Actually, looking at my ever-growing TBR, I'm not sure if I should thank him or not, because now I have another series I HAVE TO KNOW MORE ABOUT!
This is a fantastic look into "how it all began." At first it's a bit hard to tell where it's going, but then you get to the end and it's all tied together and, well, as I said, now I need to know what happens next!
The writing itself is a touch rough around the edges, but not terribly so, an ...more
Still a bit of a mess: typos, clunky writing, some hand-waving around some of the supernatural stuff which can be excused a little since Ekke doesn't know what he's doing. But fantastically interesting and compelling and makes me want to go on to Book 2.
Spoiler - sort of - only if you're reading in chronological order...
(Heartbreaking to come to the end and realize just how awfully Ekke dealt with his children later - why didn't Zven intervene?)
Amazing short story into the world of Morrighan House Witches. This book kept me on my toes, I laughed, I cried, I fell in love with all the characters. What an amazing read. I love, love, LOVED this so much