A Cainsville Novel

Book - 2015
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"Olivia Taylor Jones's life has exploded. She's discovered she is not only adopted, but her real parents are convicted serial killers. Fleeing the media frenzy, she took refuge in the oddly secluded town of Cainsville. She has since solved the town's mysteries and finds herself not only the target of its secretive elders but also her stalker ex-fiance. Visions continue to haunt her: particularly a little blond girl in a green sundress who insists she has an important message for Olivia, one that may help her balance the light and darkness within herself. Death stalks both Olivia and the two men most important to her, as she desperately searches to understand whether ancient scripts are dictating the triangle that connects them. Will darkness prevail, or does Olivia have the power to prevent a tragic fate?" -- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: New York : Dutton, [2015]
ISBN: 9780525953067
Characteristics: 453 pages ; 24 cm
Call Number: ARMSTRONG, K


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Feb 24, 2017

Enjoyed each one of books in the series. Love reading Kelley Armstrong

Jul 31, 2016

a combination love, mystery and supernatural story. I would have been happy to have in in just 2 books. Too drug out with 3 books.

Jun 25, 2016

I was hesitant to read this book due to the low reviews it had from critics and other readers. While it may not be as fast-moving as the first two books, it was definitely just as hard to put down. This book concentrates on the love triangle between Olivia, Gabriel and Ricky, which was fine by me, as it was what most held my interest from the previous book. There are huge revelations here- from ancient and fae legends and history, to who really murdered all the couples Olivia's parents were charged with murdering, to who exactly the town of Cainsville is comprised of, and where Ricky's motorcycle gang falls in all of it.
Throughout it all, Olivia and Gabriel keep getting more interesting, challenging themselves, make tough choices, fighting, reconciling, second-guessing each other. What makes the love triangle tiring is that Ricky is just too perfect- attractive, sensitive, brave, and supportive. Armstrong tries to make him a little bad with the whole motorcycle gang thing, but he's just super boring to read about.

Everything gets deeper, more explained and yet more mysterious at the same time. And nothing gets too resolved at the end, which may leave readers frustrated for having clung onto this dark and winding ride.

I like Armstrong's writing style- she makes lore and legends and soul-searching very frank and amusing. I look forward to the next book.

Nov 22, 2015

Not for me; writing isn't up to standards.

Nov 14, 2015

Loved the first book, liked the second book....found this last book boring in many parts...has too much "filler".


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Sep 21, 2015

3rd book in Cainsville series about Olivia, daughter of serial killers.


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