- Title: Breathtaker
- Author: Harper Alexander
- ISBN: null
- Page: 397
- Format: Kindle Edition
Enter a seductive life of immortality, whirlwind romance, family secrets, and mansion passagesSeventeen year old Breya has been seventeen a long time Ever since her first love, Ash Donovan, kissed her and dropped dead at her feet, she hasn t aged a day Her only sign of ailing manifests in the shortness of breath that comes every so many decades, when the instinct to sEnter a seductive life of immortality, whirlwind romance, family secrets, and mansion passagesSeventeen year old Breya has been seventeen a long time Ever since her first love, Ash Donovan, kissed her and dropped dead at her feet, she hasn t aged a day Her only sign of ailing manifests in the shortness of breath that comes every so many decades, when the instinct to seduce another victim comes knocking.Only when she meets the mysterious Calecko and is kidnapped into a cult like family of wealthy comrades who claim to be like her do the secrets of her heritage start to come to light The part of herself she has been running from is dangerously at home amongst these people, but another part of her still questions and struggles with the moral transgressions of what she is, and what her kind do.After finally finding a place of belonging in this world, will the right choice prove to be denying herself and the best chance she has of a normal life with these people Or will her immortal instincts and the allure of affection that does not kill win out over any moral obligations It is than her own affairs that are stirred up, however, upon her instatement into the family Before she can make any lasting decisions, she is caught up in a web of jealousy, lust, discrimination and treachery that will not soon let her off the hook with so simple a decision, and a love triangle that beats all and demands an even greater sacrifice one that will rock the world as she knows it to its bones.
Recent Comments "Breathtaker"
Breya was on the run from taking life but after 100 years she couldn't help it. When the urge took her she sucked the breath out of men extending her life, she was known as a breathtaker. Living all her life alone she has finally found a family that understands what she is going through. This was a surprisingly refreshing read, I loved how the story progressed and the end! Just need to say wow about the end, it was awesome but I'm not sure how I actually felt about it. Caleko was not all time fa [...]
Read as the Other selection for the January Paranormal Challenge held by YA Reader's Lounge---------------------------------------------------------------------------Well how to start a new year of reviews. With a book that has left me baffled as to how to rate it, that's how. I'll start by saying that the writing was beautiful. So much detail and description, I was enchanted within the first chapter. However it was around 50% of the way through that my attention started to wander. I felt there [...]
This book started out great, I was enchanted and enthralled by the writing- it was beautiful and poetic. However after a few chapters the author lost that touch. I also really like that this book is about a unique paranormal being with an interesting history/explanation of existence. While the book started out great, it never fully bloomed There seemed to be a lack of drive in the plot, and there was no real climax. I only kept reading because I had the time by the pool to do so I felt no urgenc [...]
This was an interesting read for me. I think the concept and problems faced by the main character were unique and interesting. I did feel perhaps that this particular novella spent too much "time at the beach". I was lacking a drive to finish the book after the first few chapters and finished the book in my spare time when I wasn't reading the more engrossing book I was also reading. Guilt and the ideas of right and wrong were very important concepts in this book and I would be interested to see [...]
2.5 starsSpoiler freeThe concept was really cool but the overall plot needs some work. I thought this would be a short, fun read but it was actually the longest 97 pages of my life. I felt like maybe the main character needed some work just overall. I can't really put my finger on it but it didn't hit in the face with awesome. Being 97 pages, it needed to have more something. It was interesting and the concept was cool. Plus, the cover is awesome.
meh I kept reading this book hoping there was going to be more but once it ended it was just Meh
Great concept though written in a pointless manner. Wont be reading this again
Very interesting concept and take on the sirens who walk the beach.YA Recommended
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