Trailer ☆ A Neophyte's Tale, An Abbey Thorne Short Story (Netherwalker, #0.5) PDF by ó C.K. Dawn A tasty sample to wet your imagination I read this novella in half an hour and by the time I was finished I was thirsty for The story gives you a glimpse into Abbey s life prior to finding out that she was meant for something else than her pitiful normal life.
The novella is well written and easy to follow with only a few words here and there I wasn t familiar with but assuming that they will be explained in Book 1 The author s imagination is very vivid showing a potential of a rather dark fantasy paranormal series I had no issues with this short rather than it didn t give me the word Abbey kept hearing In the end I was like Hang on a minute, what is that WORD Grrr All in all a good read Can t wait for Abbey Thorne s mother is a glorified wreck, living each day in a bottle of vodka, not minding her daughter nor the state they are in Everyday, Abbey has to pick up the dirty pieces her mom throws at her, whether shes s aware of it or not Abbey s only consolation being able to watch TV from her neighbor s apartment by peeking out of her window And yes, the alley cat and her neighbor Bernie also lift up her spirits from time to time.
But every thing changes in a glimpse of an eye, when she sees her mother s semi conscious state inside a dingy apartment, with a shadow hovering above her Is it only a shadow or a bigger monster lurks there What is it with the buzzing and static electricity she feels when around certain people What is happening around her Trust me when I say this A Ne
The world is full of monsters and shadows, only most of us don t notice Abbey Thorne will soon realise that, despite her challenging upbringing, she is meant for something special.
This short story can be read as an introduction to Dawn s Netherwalker Series or as a tasty extra to those that have already delved in.
I have already read Cloak of Shadows, and really enjoyed it But I ll let you in on a little something Abbey Thorne was not my favourite character She reminded me of a non stop, annoying little sister, that I sometimes wanted to shut in a cupboard I preferred Lourdie s story.
So I was a little apprehensive about picking this up but this blog tour came along, and C.
K Dawn has already proven that she is a really good writer.
I suddenly have a completely new respect for Abbey.
I m sure when Cloak of Secrets Netherwalker 2 comes Book A Neophyte s Tale An Abbey Thorne Short Story Prequel to The Netherwalker Series Author CK DawnPublication Date 4 27 2015Reviewed by Tammy Payne Book Nook Nuts My Rating 5 Stars REVIEW This is a short story that lets us see what went on prior to Cloak of Shadows Abbey is a young girl who has a horrible life after her step father moves out Her mother is addicted to drugs and alcohol and poor Abbey barely gets a meal let alone a place to sleep every night One night Abbey starts to hear a voice telling her that power is coming She has no idea what it means until she gets startled one night by a shadow then all things start to make some sense although Abbey thinks she is losing her mind One rainy night after Abbey finds her mother she is awoken to what will become of her.
Very sad story but very enlightening one also if you have already read Cloak of Shadows Excellent little short Great hook for the series I am looking forward to reading now Well written, good descriptions Still not sure what is going on, but it sure got me interested to find out I will be reading the first book in the series, as this little prequel has me wanting I immediately connected with Abbey, feeling the sadness for her and her plight, but realizing there was something special about her I can t wait to find out.
Great job Actual rating is somewhere between 3 and 3.
A great teaser for the series I m glad it s set as a short story prequel and not a novel or novella because it is neither But a great intro to this world Oh yeah I m expecting great things from this series Interested to see where it ll go from here The writing was a bit irritating, at times Not bad, per se, just a tad juvenile I know the book s probably YA or Teen, but it could still do with a little work World building is decent enough for the short space of time we were there I hope will be built on this premise and expand further into something awesome I can t really say whether I like anyone yet, because we just don t know enough about them, but I anticipate liking Bernie best I mean, he s a freakin cat man after all What s not to love And, though I have a feeling EVERYONE S word is different, I m sti
I loved the insight into how Abby became to be where she is in Cloak of Shadows This is a great novella to take a deeper look into the life of Abby I loved the way that it moved along at a steady pace giving you the information that you wanted and didn t make you wait through a bunch of unnecessary fluff to get to it I can t wait for the next book in this series to come out Abigail Thorne Hears Voices Well, One Voice Repeating One Word Over And Over Again Soft And Sweet With The Promise Of Power, It Calls To Her The Twelve Year Old Has No Idea That The Tender Little Word Is A Catalyst That Serves To Reveal A World Hidden To Most Humans Abbey Has Yet To Discover That Following The Word S Call To Its Origin Will Change The Course Of Her Life Forever Abbey And Her Mother Don T Have Much, And Depending On The Day, Sometimes They Don T Even Have A Roof Over Their Heads She Wants Out Of Life Than Just Wondering Where Her Next Meal Is So She Shouldn T Be Wasting Her Time Daydreaming About Going On A Selfish Quest, Should She Does She Have The Strength To Leave Behind What Little She Has Will She Have The Courage To Break Through The Illusions Surrounding Her And Lift The Cloak Of Shadows A very quick read, and a great taster for the Netherwalker series.
It s a well written story that gives a glimpse at the world that the series will take you to.
I m not sure what s happening and I have a lot of questions but I m hooked.
I m definitely going to be reading the next book of this series