Morcant and Blake Korrigan own a little shop of horrors, where witches congregate and people ending up dead isn’t rare. When Karen Hiltzman joins their coven, she has no idea what she’s getting into. Drawn in, the group convinces her to recruit her best friend, Sarah Matthews, after discovering that she bears a very special birthmark; one that indicates she’s the girl they’ve been waiting for.
Eager to reincarnate a witch put to death by an angry mob five hundred years prior, Morcant unleashes a spell; a dark and sinister curse. His ritual transforms Sarah’s body and will bring the dreaded Brenna back to life when it’s completed. Blake wants to stop him; but will he be strong enough to defeat his elder sibling, and if he does… will he be able to let her go when it’s done?
MA – 18+V – violence – sexual content – coarse language
Original, plenty of twists and turns.
By UsedtobeCrankyTop Contributor: Fantasy Books
Samantha Jacobey’s, The Wicked Awakened, is a perfect Halloween read.
Sarah and her childhood best friend, Karen, are off to college. Unlike Karen, Sarah is a dedicated student. Karen has other interests.
I loved the depiction of the two childhood friends and their relationship. I thought the author did an excellent job of portraying the complex ties that bonds friends and how it can mask competing impulses.
In high school, both girls shared an interest in witchcraft. Karen’s ties went deeper than Sarah knew.
Karen is involved with a dangerous coven, who are interested in recruiting Sarah.
Things go bump in the night, creative and original twists. Stories involving the occult. Some of the twists and turns, I didn’t see coming.