Jun 192012

Syrie James – I’ll Follow You Anywhere!

Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

Source: Review Copy from Publisher

Dear Readers, please excuse our momentary departure from the world of Austenesque novels.  What causes us to leave our favorite sub-genre of literature you ask?  Two words.  Syrie James.

Syrie James, one of my all-time favorite authors, is one of those authors that I will follow wherever they go. Having adored her first two marvelous biographical fiction novels, The Lost Memoirs of Jane Austen and the The Secret Diaries of Charlotte Brontë, I trepidatiously followed her into the world of vampires with Dracula, My Love and Nocturne. But my fears were certainly unfounded, because I thought both of these novels were fantastic, extremely well-written, and not at all too gory. And now, with Syrie James and her son broaching the world of nephilim, angels, and modern-day teenagers, I jump in with no hesitation.

In Forbidden, Syrie James and Ryan James pen a Young Adult novel about paranormal beings, supernatural powers, and forbidden love. Claire Brennan thought she was a normal teenager living a normal life. But between receiving strange visions predicting the future and a mysterious new student that harbors a few secrets, Claire’s school year is going to be anything but normal… Continue reading »