In a post-apocalyptic world inhabited by mystical spirits, a human sacrifice ritual goes wrong and a young woman named Seycia must navigate the dangers of the Underworld to protect the family she left behind from beyond the grave.
Farley does a great job of developing his characters in just the first two chapters. I'm already invested in them and curious of their fate as they investigate a gruesome death.
Tragedy swallows an idyllic small town when a boy is found dead atop the local lighthouse. While hunting for his killer, a young detective who harbors her own destructive secret discovers a threat that could unravel the very fabric of reality.
Some stories, like BOAT, are written well enough that you forget you're reading--you're simply lost in the story. My favorite line: "...he knew fear had the tighter grip. It had him, too, he just couldn’t let her know it." I'm ready for the whole book!
The Deceiver’s Son can be heard. The Sword craves a hand to wield it. Ghosts of the Four threaten to swallow the world in madness. When conscience clashes with loyalty, and faith with truth, even an outcast can bring the world to its knees.