Victoria Carnahan and the Red Cloaks by Ramz Artso review

This novel is an interesting read and makes a good short story. A little bit of insight to the world of vampires, werewolves and shape-shifters; as Victoria attends a boarding school that houses a range of teenagers with ‘special talents’.

The author instantly captures the attention. No pretences, just straight into it. It’s very refreshing. Similar to the structure of a short story, it immediately creates an image of the main plot-line. Quickly introducing main characters, and moving quite fast through the middle and to the end without preamble.

The characters are unique in their own way, although in some ways resembling beloved characters like Harry Potter characters. With the same cute romance of two teenagers struggling against the forces that are after Victoria because of the wand she now possesses.

Death surrounds the wand, and Victoria must be protected by Aiden, a seventeen year old Watcher, as many evil Sorcerers vow take the wand and kill any that stand in their way.

An appealing read for teenagers, or those with a short attention span, quickly moving through events; or those wanting to immerse themselves in the creative world of witches and other creative creatures. I personally found it easy to read in record time.

The author has a creative imagination, mixed with certain aspects from other movies and books.

3 1/2 /5 stars

 

Link: http://www.amazon.com/Victoria-Carnahan-Red-Cloaks-ebook/dp/B00FGCPTR6/ref=sr_1_1?s=digital-text&ie=UTF8&qid=1382922226&sr=1-1

Published by sharlene25

Sharlene Almond is the author of the genre-bending Annabella Cordova series, and a New Zealand travel book Journey in little Paradise. She has written a range of health, writing and body language articles; contributing as a guest writer on other blogs. Over the last ten years, Sharlene has attained qualifications in Body Language, Criminology, Journalism, Editing, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Pet Care, and Animal Behaviour. While setting up an online nutritional business, she is studying to specialize in Medicinal Cannabis and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. Sharlene is also currently editing her second Annabella Cordova novel, with two others in the works. To support her online business, Sharlene sends out a trimonthly newsletter covering health, body language, writing, and even articles centered on health topics for your pet.

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