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Don't walk behind me; I may not lead. Don't walk in front of me; I may not follow. Just walk beside me and be my friend.

Friday, September 26, 2014

Giveaway: Shadows Fall Away by Kit Forbes

Published: September 23rd, 2014

Description:

Mark Stewart is one incident away from becoming a juvenile delinquent, and his parents have had enough. They ship Mark off to London England to stay with his eccentric aunt Agatha who is obsessed with all things Jack the Ripper. After a strange twist of luck, Mark is struck by lightning, and he wakes to find himself in 1888 Victorian London.

His interest in a string of murders Scotland Yard has yet to solve make him a likely suspect. After all, why would a young boy like Mark know so much about the murders? Could he be the ripper they’ve been searching for? Convinced the only way to get back home is to solve the murders, Mark dives headfirst into uncovering the truth.

Mark’s only distraction comes in the form of the beautiful Genie Trembly, a girl who is totally out of his league and who may have already caught the attention of the infamous ripper. To save her, he’ll endanger both their lives, and risk being trapped in the past forever.

I really enjoyed this book. The story was different from any I had read before and I will admit, I was a little worried at the beginning, but this book quickly eased my worries and I found it very hard to put down. - Goodreads

About the author:
Kit Forbes has been a lover of books, history, and all things paranormal for as long as she can remember. She lives in Western Pennsylvania with her youngest daughter and an assortment of cats who give new meaning to the world bizarre.


3 comments:

Linda Romer said...

Shadows fall away sounds great. I love time travel in books and know I will fall in love with this one. Thank you

Anonymous said...

Wow, so many books I need to read!!

Kara x said...

Loving the cover . . . sets a mysterious vibe. I'm always looking to read the latest mystery books in YA. Can't wait to check this one out!