Tuesday, 2 July 2013

Blog Tour for Casting Shadows (Flynn #3) by Sophie McKenzie; Review + Extract


Casting Shadows (Flynn, #3)Posted by Donna
Release Date: July 4th, 2013
Finished Date: May 12th, 2013
Publishers: Simon & Schuster UK
Source: For Review 
Format: Paperback
Pages: 304 
In Burning Bright River and Flynn's romance is still going strong. River thinks Flynn has his anger under control, but when she discovers he has been getting into fights and is facing a terrible accusation at school, she starts to question both Flynn's honesty - and the intensity of their passion. Things come to a head at a family get together when River sees Flynn fly into one unprovoked rage too many. The consequences for both of them are devastating and threaten to tear them apart forever.

But now  in Casting Shadows, Flynn is making every effort to stay in control of his hot temper, while River feels more content than she's ever been. Together the two of them make big plans for the future, but powerful secrets lurk in the shadows, ready to threaten their happiness.

The Review: Sophie McKenzie is back with the third instalment to her Flynn series and wow, what a ride Casting Shadows is. 

Casting Shadows brings us happiness, teenage drama and unfortunately, some unhappy times. Flynn's trying his hardest be the person he needs to be for River, however when it feels like the rest of the world is against Flynn, it's only so long before things come to ahead. 

I was really excited to start Casting Shadows and I'm glad it lived up to my expectations. Sophie McKenzie really up'd the ant with this book and just when you thought things couldn't get worse - they do. I loved that while reading this I was full of suspense. I wasn't sure what was coming but when it did, it was so emotional! 

River and Flynn's relationship this time around grows a lot. As their growing up, they're becoming more mature and they try to tackle their day to day problems better than have been. When things are good between them, they are the perfect couple. They love each other so much and it's really cute to read about them during their happy times.

I'm excited to see what Sophie brings us with the final book - these two characters must get a happy ending but more importantly, they need to somehow over come their issues for that to happen. Either way, I can't wait to see the end of their story.


Sophie McKenzieAbout Author: 
Sophie was born and brought up in London, where she still lives. She has worked as a journalist and a magazine editor, but fell in love with writing after being made redundant and enrolling in a creative writing course. She burst into the publishing world with Girl, Missing her debut novel (published 2006), which tallied up numerous award wins nationwide, including the Richard and Judy Best Kids’ Books 2007 (12+ category), The Red House Book Award and The Manchester Children’s Book Award. She was also longlisted for the Branford Boase award, which commends debut authors, and the coveted Carnegie Medal. Girl, Missing was followed by two other books in the Missing series: Sister, Missing and Missing Me. Plus other thrillers (the Blood Ties and The Medusa Project series), the Luke and Eve romance books and Sophie's latest romance series which includes Falling Fast, Burning Bright, Casting Shadows and Defy the Stars.

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