Monday, 11 June 2012

Silver Knight - Book Review

Silver Knight
by Caron Rider

What is it about:
When seventeen-year-old Diana recognizes an elderly priest in a video on YouTube, she realizes that reincarnation is real and that she’s been alive before! Every night in her dreams, she relives her past learning that it’s kill or be killed. Now a bishop at the Vatican whom she saved in another life calls on her once more. She is needed to help defeat evil within the catacombs of Rome. But when she arrives in Rome, she meets Alexander – the man of her dreams! Through the centuries she has loved him…betrayed him...been killed by him. Will she give him another chance or this time will she strike first?

What did I think of it:
This was a nice read.

The story keeps jumping back and forth in time between the different lives Diana has had. I really liked the short views in all these different lives as you're taken on a ride through history and get glimpses of many different time periods.

Diana and her friends were fun characters, although I did think that Diana could have been a bit more mature taken into account she has lived many lives already. Along the way Diana picks up more allies and these were all very intriguing as well.

The overall story was a bit confusing though. There were several things going on that didn't really seem to lead anywhere. I felt a little bit lost at the end of the book as only one storyline seemed to have a proper conclusion while the others were cut short or left unresolved.

Most probably the open ended storylines will find a conclusion in the next book, but in my opinion there could have been a little bit more closure or at least explanation on some things.

All in all a nice read with an unsatisfactory ending. I might give the next book a try to see what happens next.

Why should you read it:
It's a nice, history filled YA read

Buy it here


Caron Rider, Author said...

Hey, Thanks for the review! If your readers would like to see if it would be interesting to them, they can check out the 1st chapter on my website: Thanks again!

Aurian said...

Nice review, if only it wasn't YA I might give it a try.