Wednesday 16 January 2013

Wishlist Wednesday #14

Wishlist Wednesday is a weekly book blog hop hosted by Dani at Pen to Paper where we will post about a book that has been on our wishlist for some time, or just added, that we can't wait to get off the wishlist and onto our bookshelves.

Vampires and the Amish? I love the sound of this book! It looks different, thrilling, and creepy.

The Hallowed Ones by Laura Bickle

If your home was the last safe place on earth, would you let a stranger in?

In this captivating thriller, an Amish settlement is the last safe haven in a world plagued by an unspeakable horror…

Katie is on the verge of her Rumspringa, the time in Amish life when teenagers are free to experience non-Amish culture before officially joining the church. But before Rumspringa arrives, Katie’s safe world starts to crumble. It begins with a fiery helicopter crash in the cornfields, followed by rumors of massive unrest and the disappearance of huge numbers of people all over the world. Something is out there...and it is making a killing.

Unsure why they haven’t yet been attacked, the Amish Elders make a decree: No one goes outside their community, and no one is allowed in. But when Katie finds a gravely injured young man lying just outside the boundary of their land, she can’t leave him to die. She refuses to submit to the Elder’s rule and secretly brings the stranger into her community—but what else is she bringing in with him?

Some reviews of this book-
Sam at Realm of Fiction- 4.5 of 5 stars
Kimba at The Caffeinated Book Reviewer- 4.5 of 5 stars
Rachel at The Readers Den- 4.5 of 5 stars
Allison at The Allure of Books- 5 of 5 stars
Mel at Mel's Random Reviews- 9 out of 10

Has anybody else read it yet? What did you think?


  1. Ooo nice choice! :)

  2. I recently read The Hallowed Ones and I was actually a little disappointed with it. I wanted more creepy vampires but I'm hoping we get those in the second book in the series!


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