Darkwood Manor (Shivers, #4)

Darkwood Manor (Shivers, #4) An Estate Haunted By Over A Hundred Years Of Tragedy And Donovan Black Stood At The Heart Of It Like Darkwood Manor, Donovan Was An Utter Mystery An FBI Sharpshooter Who Couldn T Break Away From His Past, He Only Wanted To Make Sure That History Didn T Repeat Itself Especially Now That The Manor Had A Lovely New Owner.Isabella Ross Had Either Discovered The Perfect Vacation Spot Or Her Final Resting Place Now Her Only Hope For Survival Is A Man Who Doesn T Want Her Around A Man She Can T Seem To Resist But The Secrets In His Family S Attic Threaten To Consume Them Both, And Something Or Someone Won T Rest Until The Manor House Is Empty. And Jenna Ryan does it again Wonderful in chilling, quasi gothic imagery of a dilapidated, fog enshrouded manor on top of a Maine cliff, multiple mysteries involving ghosts, disappearances, and murder, a dark and brooding hero, a headstrong heroine in distress, great pacing, wonderful chemistry, p
Darkwood Manor holds a special place in my heart for very personal reasons It was one of those right place at the right time books and it was the first book of Jenna Ryan s that I read I had no idea anybody was even publishing gothic fiction which seemed to fall out of favor in the 1970s , but when I ran across this one at the bookstore, looked at the cover and read the back cover blurb my first reaction was, Huha modern day gothic I should give this a read So I did.And I liked it I mean, seriously, a straight married guy in his 30s picked up a Harlequin book, read it, and liked it Seems like that should violate the laws of the universe or something, right And yetIt boils down to this it s just a fun read, with a bunch of characters to like, hate, or laugh at There s a fog enshrouded old mansion, a killer on the loose, a small town sheriff who s chicken than hawk, a mysterious FBI agent Donovan Black with a connection to said mansion, and a young woman Isabella Ross who s just inherited it from a wealthy ex boyfriend who drove his Corvette off a cliff Oh yeah, and while poking around her n
Great story The plot was really well written and kept you guessing as to whom was actually the culprit Engrossing and easy to listen to Made me think of an adult Nancy Drew novel. If I had to make Darkwood Manor into a movie it would fall into the film noir category The mood is dark, forbidding, and mysterious the criminal is greedy and malevolent there is a blonde dame and a strong, tall, dark hero I don t think there was ever a mention of sunlight and the humour didn t lighten things up much.I had to back up once or twice to get the supporting characters straight and I had to re read the description of the manor once or twice especially when Katie goes missing and Isabella first meets Donovan What the heck was he doing down there This was early on in the book and the ballroom, the rat traps, the cat, the hidden rooms, the tree randomly falling on the car like it s an Allstate commercial, and the family tree were a bit much piled into one 224 page story.The surprise twists at the end of most ch
Just love this writer. My second book of hers Darkwood. read this when you are not distacted There are a lot of characters to keep track of Lots of action and spookiness Would have liked a bit romance but you can t get everything A good book to read alone with some hot coco. Have fun re
Quick, easy read with plenty of interesting characters and plots Reminded me a tiny bit of those old gothics, but never quite achieved it The snarky, smart alecky dialogue at the beginning of the book was getting
Miniseries Shivers I read this quite some time ago and it was really good This was a very enjoyable, old fashioned kind of gothic mystery The story was complex and the characters were fun I d definitely read it again Good book Suspense was good The killer was totally unexpected Romance was also sweet Loved Donovan and Isabella.

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  • Paperback
  • 224 pages
  • Darkwood Manor (Shivers, #4)
  • Jenna Ryan
  • English
  • 05 September 2018
  • 9780373695263