I didn’t know where Deborah Harkness, the author of A Discovery of Witches, was going with the story. I thought I had stumbled into a trite romance novel wrapped up in a world of witches, magic and vampires. Yawn.
But, then I read chapter 29. In this chapter, Diana is being held captive by Setu, a fellow witch and one of the evil members of the Congregation. Kaboom! Now the story starts. And, I’m hooked.
To find out why, read the rest of the review at the BlogHer book club.
Warning: My review is heavy on the spoilers, so if you're currently reading this book or it's something you hope to read soon, then you may want to hold off on the review for now.