Sunday, 1 May 2016
Rose: The Awakening
His death means that Rose and her mother are left destitute, living in dingy lodgings within the heart of the East End of Victorian London.
Into their lives comes the mysterious Mr Weir, who her mother agrees to become a live in housekeeper for.
Rapidly there develops a relationship between Rose and Mr Weir that is a strong love-hate affair.
Rose is aware that she must take strong action if she is to survive.
The novel is set amidst swirling Victorian fogs, of shady dwelling places and of secret brothels.
Yet all is far from whst it appears to be. For who is Mr Weir? Who or what is Rose?
Krys Kingston bring the reader a glimpse behind polite society into a world of death, of murder and of the undead who stalk the world of the living.
This book is published by The Book Guild at £9.99 and is available via the That's Books and Entertainment online bookshop, which is to the right hand side of this book review.
It is the first book in a trilogy.