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The Taker by Alma Katsu – In the tradition of Anne Rice and Elizabeth Kostova comes a hauntingly atmospheric tale spanning several lifetimes—a love story. : The Taker: Book One of the Taker Trilogy (): Alma Katsu: Books. The Taker: Book One of the Taker Trilogy [Alma Katsu] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. True love can last an eternity but immortality.

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Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. This reminded me of a “Discovery of Witches” – a story that didn’t work for me. In addition, some of the facts that open Lanore’s eyes are not logical at all, and the plot unnecessarily drags in places.

I loved what happens shortly before the end and found that to be one of the most honest and authentic passages. He is katsj drawn to her.

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His father, a Romanian nomad, sold his teenage son to a creepy, old alchemist employed by an entertainment-crazy Hungarian Count. Overall, I felt very disappointed. Now Playing Watch a Trailer. And the words … Alma Katsu strings together words with efficiency and beauty. He treats Lanny more like a faithful dog, a pet he plays with until he grows bored. This page was last edited on tye Octoberat The brilliant Alma Katsu is definitely an author to taksr out for in the future! But, as already stated, the book is no paranormal romance and does not promote love.


Lanore kept giving in to Adair and doing things that were ethically against her background more than just a,ma sex and I didn’t like her. I thought the story was extremely sad and I’m looking forward to reading the second installment. It’s a romance, but nothing like your average romance. Seductive, daring, soaring, and ultimately gut-wrenching, The Taker is a lush, historical rendering of transcendent love, paranormal beings, and the depths of pain that can be felt by immortal hearts.

Book Two of the Taker Trilogy. If the cover catches your eye you will tne up the book. I could have been happy with the first few chapters then the last few chapters and skipped about pages in between.

Lists with This Book. I am dying for a book that spills real love and real heart.

Katsu’s writing thd has an almost effortless power to it—it’s rich in description and sublimely stylish. Dismayed by Adair’s otherworldly powers and afraid of his passionate temper, Lanore has run from him across time, even imprisoning him behind a wall for two centuries to save Jonathan, her eternal love.

Until a mysterious woman arrives in his ER, escorted by police—Lanore McIlvrae kagsu a murder suspect—and Luke is inexplicably drawn to her. She is in love with Jonathon, the son of the town elite. Well used verbiage and sentence structure. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Ships from and sold by Amazon. I was left unimpressed, disappointed and frustrated because how pointless all was.

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It was during the escape that she tells her story to Luke: I despised Lanore and her parents, Jonathan, Adair and his minions and certainly the alchemist, but I also did not get Luke, his unhealthy, illogical fascination with selfish Lanore, and his willingness to overlook that she is using him for her means in a very calculated way.


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Jan 26, Melissa Crytzer Fry rated it it was amazing. Please fill out the copyright form to register a complaint. The novel spans two centuries in the life of Lanore Lanny McIlvrae and is told through flashbacks and flash forwards using three different and varying points of view.

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The writer’s style is flawlessly executed. You won’t be disappointed. First Winter Nuclear Winter Book 1. He did love me, I know he did. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers.

As long as she has him in her life, she doesn’t seem to care too much about the rest. I’ve heard this might get turned into a movie and I hope the screenwriters can come up with a better, more focused ending. He makes no apologies and embraces all that he is.

True love can last alms eternity.