Romance, theatre and hypnosis

If you read Heartless City, you’ve already met the energetic Philomena Blackwell. If you haven’t then you’ve got an occasion not only to observe her as a side character but as the main heroine of this brand new story full or love, singing and topped with a bit of a mystery.

the-hypnotic-cityThe Hypnotic City (The Gold and Gaslight Chronicles #2) by Andrea Berthot

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Philomena and Jenny were finally able to leave London and move on to the city of opportunities – New York. It’s there that the young, determined girl want to find a place for herself preferably as an actress. With her lovely singing voice,and newly found ability to imitate accents, she’s trying to get the best role she can.

When it seems like she got her wish, something is not right. The young stage manager has a strange influence over his employees and his audience. But what does it mean to Philomena and her friends? Continue reading “Romance, theatre and hypnosis”

Hyding your heart

Have you ever wondered what world would be like if many people had Dr. Jeckyll’s affliction? Even worse – if they couldn’t control it. That’s exactly what this story is about and trust me – you want to read it.

Heartless cityThe Heartless City by Andrea Berthot

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The story is told from Elliot’s point of view. A boy, who wanted to wipe his ability to feel and instead he became a strong empath. He’s trying to mute his ability with alcohol, but then he meets Iris. A girl who is different than all other women in town. She’s not afraid.

Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde by MB-CG
Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde by MB-CG

The problem with Hydes is that they’re unpredictable. If you got infected, you might change at any time and attack everyone around you reaching for their heart. Because the heart is what Hydes eat.

With women it’s different – they can’t be infected, they can only die. So why isn’t Iris afraid?

OK, so there’s instant love in this book. It bothers me too, but that’s a minor issue in this case. The book reads so well you simply can’t stop. Continue reading “Hyding your heart”