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Monday, December 20, 2010
Vicious Grace by M.L.N. Hanover
Kim starts working at the mysterious GraceMemorialHospital in Chicago where strange things have been happening. She soon realizes it is too large for her to handle herself and calls Jayn￩ and her group of friends to help. They face many difficulties, including an attack in the hospital, which they barely escaped. The mysteries extend to their house when they find two hidden rooms. In one of the rooms they find Jayn￩'s uncle Eric's private study. Inside they find clues to what is terrorizing the hospital and things that may tear them apart.
￩ to fight the evil spirits of the world and to protect them.When she is not fighting the forces of evil, she is almost a normal girl who has family problems and fights to keep her new family together.I think the theme of this story is the importance of teamwork. I would recommend this book to teens who like fantasy, mystery, and action stories.
Vicious Grace is a very unique book with many plot twists. I think M.L.N. Hanover did very well in creating an alternate world where demonic parasites, or riders, plague the world. Luckily for the people of that world, they have the powerful heroine Jayn
I gave it a 2 because it includes some material that may not be suitable for all younger children.
Reviewer City, State and Country: Makanda, Illinois USA