Alma Katsu (born ) is an American writer of adult fiction. Her best-known work is The Taker, a literary novel with historical and fantasy elements that was. The Hunger. Alma Katsu. ‘Deeply, deeply disturbing’ STEPHEN KING After having travelled west for weeks, the party of pioneers comes to a crossroads. Alma Katsu love to elevate and sustain, but also to blind and ultimately destroy, The Taker is an immortal love story on an epic scale.
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The Taker (The Taker, #1) by Alma Katsu
Can you unlearn your heart’s desire? I seemed to be able to forgive him anything.
While there were times I got completely sucked into it, especially as Lanny crafts an ingenious plan of reprisal, many more moments induced the need to grab a blankie and curl immorrtal for a good thumbsuck. Alma Katsu born is an American writer of adult fiction. The book was so damn boring. Now, more than three months later, I have accumulated enough emotional distance to deal with the story again. Lanny and Adair is another story of love, power and control. Lanny reaches Boston, unchaperoned and never reaches the convent.
But the heartache grows deeper and the sorrow of loss and pain immmortal almost unbearable with every bitter immoryal of conquest and denial. As Lanny tells him her story, an impa True love can last an eternity. My main criticism is that the whole story revolves around and is driven by this supposedly deep and obsessive passion Lanore feels for Jonathan.
When a beautiful murderess is brought in by the Sheriff for the medical check-up that has to precede her police interrogation, he immediately falls so hard for the young girl and her weird explanations of being immortal and having done her companion a favor by ending his much too long life, that he risks everything to help her flee across the border in a katau car and becomes an accomplice without even looking back.
I wish I’d known that and I wouldn’t have read it. She is far from perfect, and some of the things she has done or admitted to herself in the solitude of her own mindmade me cringe, zlma that just makes her all the more human.
Which was a very welcome surprise indeed. It is not a feel-good book: We don’t really here alot of Luke as this is mainly a story of Lanny’s past. It’s a romance, but nothing like your average romance. Realmente con esta historia he tenido un gran problema llamado Lanore; la protagonista femenina. So you close the book with a lot of unease in your guts although you might not feel the urge to pick up the sequel. I could have gon Actual rating 2.
If the cover catches your eye you will pick up the book. I just didn’t care enough for the characters to bother when they didn’t care enough for themselves.
Nothing escapist about it; the underlying sense of loneliness, desperation, or feeling of imprisonment within the characters was a tangible presence in all their actions and interactions. In addition, some of the facts that open Lanore’s eyes are not logical at all, and the plot unnecessarily drags in places.
Adair, the mysterious force who gave her eternal life, could take it from her whenever it pleased him. Lanny herself is actually rather easy for me to connect with it. Where I got the book: Alma Katsu is a brilliant story teller. The Taker is not quite so linear. Dark, haunting tales of mystery, desire, and revenge, especially featuring the supernaturally extraordinary, are a little like crack for me. I highly recommend this book to fans of Anne Rice. Lanore kept giving in to Adair and doing things that were ethically against her background more than just the sex and I didn’t like her.
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It ju First I was to say just a little bit about the book cover. Although, it is about love confused yet?
It was a sad place to live, too hot in the summer and too cold in the winter, and lonely as the moon.