Author: Sherry Helms
The Rook!!- A catchy title to intrigue any thriller reader. Daniel O’Malley comes to the scene of suspense novels with full of promise through this debut novel- an entertaining read with an interesting story line. A fantasy debut novel by a fantastic debut author.
What has happened to Myfanwy Thomas before she finds herself in a London Park surrounded by dead bodies all wearing latex gloves. And she awakens from her long sleep with a letter in her hands from her own past, saying “The body you are wearing used to be mine.” Then she grabs another letter giving her choices of her life- either to flee London to take up a new life or to discover self- identity and find out the culprits behind her incident of memory loss. In the process she discovers that she is a Rook, a high- ranking member of an American high organization Chequy that combats supernatural forces working at large in Britain. She discovers that she is also gifted with many supernatural forces within herself.
In the process of her self-discovery she gets introduced with a supernatural personality, her Rook counterpart Gesalt, who is alive in four bodies and is much more powerful than her. More deadly conspiracies are discovered by Myfanwy in the process and finally she comes out successful in her mission and finds out the conspirators behind her loss of memory. So are you ready to take your ride through this twisted plot with lots of turns in the way? You will simply want more and more mystery from O’Malley after completing his debut one. The characters are as intriguing as the storyline, confusing you sometimes with so many twists and turns in the plot. The idea is very unique, quite different from that of vampire stories and other paranormal romances.
And we are sure this is going to be a very entertaining start for your 2012 readings!! A lot more mystery awaiting you, so stay tuned.