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Ashes - Amy Keen
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Scarlett barely escaped with her life the last time she ran in to The Venari; but she refuses to spend her days looking over her shoulder.
Ashes is the second book in the Foresight Series. If you have read Embers you are going to be delighted by what happens next!
Click on the image below to see Amy's blog:
Scarlett is Bella with edge!...
I am so glad to have found a new heroine in Scarlett! ... perfectly pitched for the young adult audience but the older Twi-fans will love this too. Amy Keen captures all the insecurities of an uprooted teen and turbulent emotions that govern their lives!"
Amy studied Journalism and International Relations at University of Lincoln to feed her passion for writing before a chance placement saw her embark on a successful career in Public Relations.
Amy recounts how her drive to tell stories started when she was just five and endured well into her teens; when she began to move away from writing short stories to focus on her desire to write a novel. She explored many ideas that lead to the creation of the world of her heroine Scarlett and the story that later became her debut novel, Embers.
Ashes is the second in a trilogy about Scarlett Roth; a seemingly ordinary girl whose life takes a sudden twist into the sinister and macabre when she moves to Salem, Massachusetts Ė the centre of the infamous Witch Trials of the 1600ís.
Amy with staff and
|Hear Amy's interview with Russell Walker on BBC Radio York...|
Amy was recently a guest of University of Lincoln to take part
in a panel discussion with students.
You can hear that interview by pressing play on the control panel to the right.
The plot is fast paced and has several twists and turns...
This book is a great blend of romance, suspense and mystery. You can't help but root for Scarlett and Jake. Their love is so sweet and endearing. I liked how the author really showed Jake's frustration at needing help in order to keep Scarlett safe. That simple little detail made Jake so real and genuine. These Venari people are seriously some twisted individuals. The things they put Scarlett through is down right scary.
- Michelle McQueen
What they said about Embers...
It was amazing, fantastic, fabulous!...
I have never read this genre of book before, normal sticking to romantic comedy type of books. However this book has completely changed my mind. I could not put it down, it was sooooo exciting and couldn't turn the pages fast enough. The character of Scarlett is fantastic, I felt like I knew her. I cannot wait for the second book and will be pre ordering! I cannot recommend this book enough.
- Kazzie Pink
I bought this book on recommendation and my word it didn't disappoint!...
I literally could not put it down, the first few chapters make you feel close to Scarlett and make you believe in her, as the story continued I felt more and more involved and found myself racing through the pages to see what happens next. The only thing I found disappointing with this book is that it had to end! I can not wait until the sequel comes out.
...it leaves the reader eager for the next instalment...
I ordered this book with few
expectations, this genre not being my usual choice, and was
surprised to find it an enjoyable, absorbing and entertaining
The next Twilight...
I have to say when I was recommended
this book by a friend I was sceptical having a) never read any
Amy Keen and b) not considered paranormal romance as my 'genre'.
- Jeremy Thomas
The Salem Witch Hunts have always fascinated me and as I read this book, I imagined myself, actually there in Salem, along side Scarlett, I laughed with her, I cried with her, I felt her fear and I felt her pain and I await the next instalment of the saga, safe in the knowledge, that once again, I shall be transported back to Salem, side by side, with this new found heroine, as she battles evil.
- Old Grey Bear
Hurry up Amy, I need to read the next instalment... FIVE STARS...
Finished it in the bath last night and came out looking like a prune as I couldn't put it down. Good build up, wonderful characters and story that had me gripped. I will definitely be recommending Embers to my friends, I'm sad to say none of us are teenage girls any more but I know they will love it.
The best compliment I can pay this book (the best compliment you can pay ANY book) is to declare it a "page turner"...
I read it in three sittings; as a
pre-sleep read which had me turning pages so eagerly that it
went way beyond my standard bedtime, a 04:00 - 07:00 read;
result of not being able to sleep (probably because I needed to
know what happened) and a quick half an hour to conclude while
sat in my office (the beauty of the iPad).
...I already cannot wait for the next one!
- Emma Trotter
This is an amazing read, couldn't put it down, read it in 6 hours! The characters are really well crafted and you can really relate to them. I'm 18, so the target age for the book and I really enjoyed reading it, but I think any age would love it too! The plots great, loads of exciting turns that keep you guessing and the ending is a proper cliff-hanger, really want to read the next one now!
- Robyn Winter
I would recommend this book to everyone and anyone of any age!...
Paranormal fiction is not my usual genre of choice but I was
drawn to this book and it is not a decision I regret! Whether
you are a fan of paranormal fiction or just a lover of a good
book with strong characters, an intriguing story or even in
search of a little romance this is a perfect book for you.
- Sarah Stead
Captivating. What a superb story...
It puts a modern spin
on the Salem Witch Trials with unexpected twists and turns
keeping you glued to the page throughout.
The author's ability to create a scene is second to none,
brilliantly describing the surroundings leaving you feeling like
you are right there in the moment.
- Simon Gill