Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Review: Toward a Secret Sky by:Heather Maclean

 Toward a Secret Sky
About the Book:
 Shortly after 17-year-old Maren Hamilton is orphaned and sent to live with grandparents she’s never met in Scotland, she receives an encrypted journal from her dead mother that makes her and everyone around her a target. It confirms that her parents were employed by a secret, international organization that’s now intent on recruiting her. As Maren works to unravel the clues left behind by her mother, a murderous madness sweeps through the local population, terrorizing her small town. Maren must decide if she’ll continue her parents’ fight or stay behind to save her friends.

With the help of Gavin, an otherworldly mercenary she’s not supposed to fall in love with, and Graham, a charming aristocrat who is entranced with her, Maren races against the clock and around the country from palatial estates with twisted labyrinths to famous cathedrals with booby-trapped subterranean crypts to stay ahead of the enemy and find a cure. Along the way, she discovers the great truth of love: that laying down your life for another isn’t as hard as watching them sacrifice everything for you.

My Review:
 This is a lot for a young girl of 17 to endure. She is orphaned after her mother's recent death and her father's death long ago. She is going to be sent away to Scotland to live with her grandparents and she isn't looking forward to it, all. She receives a journal that would insinuate that her dead mother and father weren't not your average set of parents. After tons of snooping she starts to uncover a secret world she knew nothing about.

 This is a novel meant for teens but it was quite enjoyable and was very engaging. A must read for teens and parents, alike. Very fantasy driven but loved reading it!

**Disclosure** This book was sent to me free of charge for my honest review from the author. All opinions are my own.