C’mon now. This book has the word “Pemberley” in the title. We all know this Jane Austen fanatic was going to get to it!
Abomination is the first novel of screenwriter Gary Whitta, most famous for penning The Book of Eli (great movie!). Participating in the crowdfunding for a book was certainly a new experience for me, and I kind of enjoyed being updated on the steps of editing and publication.
As soon as I saw the cover with an old soldier slouching in a throne, a rifle in his hand, blood pooling at his feet, with the tagline “The age of kings is dead… and I have killed it,” I knew I needed to read this book.
If combining or defying genres is truly all the rage, then Something Red is one of the most fashionable reads around. Part gothic horror, part historical, part coming-of-age, part fantasy, it weaves a single story from all of these threads, an uncommon tapestry of a tale.