Saturday, December 5, 2015

The Vespertine by Saundra Mitchell

The VespertineThe Vespertine (Vespertine, #1)Description from Goodreads.com
It's the summer of 1889, and Amelia van den Broek is new to Baltimore and eager to take in all the pleasures the city has to offer. But her gaiety is interrupted by disturbing, dreamlike visions she has only at sunset—visions that offer glimpses of the future. Soon, friends and strangers alike call on Amelia to hear her prophecies. However, a forbidden romance with Nathaniel, an artist, threatens the new life Amelia is building in Baltimore. This enigmatic young man is keeping secrets of his own—still, Amelia finds herself irrepressibly drawn to him.
When one of her darkest visions comes to pass, Amelia’s world is thrown into chaos. And those around her begin to wonder if she’s not the seer of dark portents, but the cause.

This one intrigued me because the main character has something a little extra..she has visions, and that got my attention. It was full of the stage in a girls life where courting, dances, kisses are special and new. This story had some great twists, and turns, romance with some distressing vision dreams. I would recommend this to those that like historical fiction, with a twist.

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