Faefever by Karen Marie Moning is the third in the MacKayla Lane series and yet another great thrill ride for Mac! She sure leads the exciting life although battling monsters and wondering if you’re going to live another day isn’t exactly the kind of excitement I would thrive on but Mac sure does. I just love her as a character – she’s spunky and funny and never one to shy away from a battle.
This installment finds Mac still in Dublin and still wanting revenge on the Lord Master for her sister Alina’s death. She is still in the clutches of Barrons and V’lane; always debating on which one she should be putting her trust in or if she should be trusting them at all. The thing is both do save her life when it needs saving so it’s hard to know – although they are both using her to get closer to the Sinsar Dubh (the dark book).
Now Mac has started getting pages from Alina’s journal. Who could be sending them and why? What message is someone trying to send her? The pages are disturbing to Mac and she wishes that Alina had trusted her enough to tell her what was going on in Dublin although all Alina was trying to do was protect Mac. I think either way Mac would have been drawn into the dark world in Dublin even after Alina’s death — they would have known she had a sister by then and hunted her down.
As Halloween approaches Mac learns that the veil between our world and the dark world is very thin and if something isn’t done to reinforce it our world will be taken over by the dark world. Mac gets the Orb from Barrons for the sidhe seers to use but that doesn’t necessarily turn out too good. She also got him to promise to help protect the walls on Halloween which he agreed to do but we never find out if he actually is or not. No surprise that Barrons has his own agenda when it comes to most things.
This novel finds the chemistry between Mac and Barrons at a high point and I keep waiting for it to explode. I love how the author has kept the relationship between them as it is because it adds a really amusing note to the books when the two are at each other bickering. Then there is V’lane who promises Mac the world but I’m unsure about him – can he be trusted – I don’t think so.
Faefever leaves us with a humdinger of a cliffhanger! Wow! I didn’t see it coming and when I got to the end I turned the page over a few times hoping there was more. Lucky for me I have Dreamfever waiting for me. Things are pretty dicey for Mac and it seems that her two life savers – Barrons and V’lane are nowhere to be found. What will happen? Your guess is as good as mine but I’m dying to find out.
I read Faefever by Karen Marie Moning for her tour with TLC Book Tours. I am loving this series – it’s really fantastic. You can check out other tour stops for the books here. In addition you can see my review of Darkfever and Bloodfever if you wish. Be sure and pop in to check out Karen Marie Moning’s website. You can purchase your own copy of Faefever here in the US and here in Canada.
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