Enshadowed by Kelly Creagh
Release date: January 24, 2012
While Varen remains a prisoner in the dream-world, Isobel is haunted by his memory. He appears to her in her dreams and soon, even in her waking life. But is she just imagining it? Isobel knows she must find a way back to Varen. She makes plans to go to Baltimore. There, she confronts the figure known throughout the world as the Poe Toaster—the same dark man who once appeared to Isobel in her dreams, calling himself "Reynolds."I really enjoyed Creagh's debut novel Nevermore (check out my review here). I loved how she tied creepiness, Poe's literature and a bit of romance together into an engrossing and carefully plotted read. Suffice it to say, I was psyched as soon as I discovered this cover and summary on GoodReads.
Isobel succeeds in interrupting the Toaster's ritual and, in doing so, discovers a way to return to the dream-world. Soon, she finds herself swept up in a realm which not only holds remnants of Poe's presence, but has also now taken on the characteristics of Varen's innermost self. It is a dark world comprised of fear, terror, and anger.
When Isobel once more encounters Varen, she finds him changed. With his mind poisoned by the dream world, he becomes a malevolent force, bent on destroying all—even himself. Now Isobel must face a new adversary, one who also happens to be her greatest love.
My only problem with the information I found? We have to wait until January of 2012. That seems so far away! At least it will leave me with plenty of time to re-read Nevermore, which is a chunkster.
What are you waiting on this Wednesday?