The Friday 56, #102: Silver Eve

The Friday 56The Friday 56 is a weekly blog meme hosted by Freda’s Voice. Join us every Friday and share an excerpt from a book you’re been reading.

Rules:

*Grab a book, any book.
*Turn to page 56 or 56% in your eReader.
*Find any sentence (or a few, just don’t spoil it) that grab you.
*Post it.
*Add your (url) post here in Linky. Add the post url, not your blog url. It’s that simple.

**Be sure to leave a link to your Friday 56 post in the comments!**

“Get away!” I screamed swiping the wisps. “Get back!” I gulped a lungful of air and dove back into the pond, shooting to its deeper center. But it didn’t matter; I wasn’t escaping, only buying time.

Silver Eve by Sandra Waugh, the sequel to her debut novel Lark Rising (link will take you to my review), picks up where its predecessor left off. Waugh’s writing reminds me a lot of Juliet Mariller, so if you’re a fan of the writer, I’d definitely recommend this author. You can read my full review here. Cover is linked to Goodreads. Excerpt taken from page 65.

Goodreads Synopsis:

“After the death of her beloved, seventeen-year-old Evie Carew wants nothing more than to lose herself forever in Rood Marsh. But when the old seer Harker tells her she’s meant for a greater task, Evie’s curiosity keeps her going. What is this shell that Harker insists she must find? And why can’t she stop thinking about the handsome Rider Laurent, the man who saved her on the worst day of her life?

Soon Evie discovers that she is the Guardian of Death, the second of four Guardians who must awaken to their powers to recover four stolen amulets. Together, the amulets—Life, Death, Dark, and Light—keep the world in balance. To take back the shell that is Death’s amulet, Evie has to learn to trust her Healer instincts and understand that love never dies.”

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25 thoughts on “The Friday 56, #102: Silver Eve

  1. I looked over to the right and noticed you’re reading Rebel of the Sands. I want to read this book, too. There have been so many positive reviews. I’m counting on you Alicia to tell me if I should read this one. *wink, wink* It’s great that you’re shining more light on Silver Eve because it’s not as ubiquitous. It has an interesting premise that I think many will like. Love the quote!

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