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There’s something achingly familiar about Daniel Grigori.
Mysterious and aloof, he captures Luce Price’s attention from the moment she sees him on her first day at the Sword & Cross boarding school in sultry Savannah. He’s the one bright spot in a place where cell phones are forbidden, the other students are all screw-ups, and security cameras watch every move.
Even Daniel wants nothing to do with Luce – he goes out of his way to make that very clear. But she can’t let it go. Drawn to him like a moth to a flame, Luce has to find out what Daniel is so desperate to keep secret…even if it kills her.
For me, this book wasn’t quite as good as I hoped it would be. I wasn’t overly impressed with any of the characters, though did like some of them; just didn’t love them. There wasn’t anything about Luce that wowed me and she became super non-functioning and dumb-struck when Daniel came around. I don’t like or dislike Daniel. Honestly, I don’t know him well enough from the first book of this series to make a decision on how much I like him.
The story was kind of enjoyable, but I don’t feel like I know very much from it. I really didn’t learn much more than what I already knew when I started the book. In fact, it left me a bit frustrated because nobody wanted to say anything. There was one part I was surprised and saddened by, and it’s hard to know who to trust. The reader did a good job, and I found out I have been mispronouncing a word all my life (I think it is a southern thing). Not a long review for this book. Don’t really have much to say on it. It was okay and hopefully I like the next book more. Oh, and it is insta-love MAJOR, so if you are not a fan of insta-love, you may want to bypass it, if you are, then by all means, check it out!
Insta-love, okay characters, not much revealed, good descriptions.