When I saw this on Night Owl I fell in love with the cover and the plot. I loved that this was a standalone as I have been reading way too many series. But I was disappointed in this book, a lot! It is well written, easy to understand and follow, etc. It was the story that was just not spectacular! Even the ending was blah. When you read a book you want to be shocked by the ending, not have it explained before it even happens. So this one was a three stars for me. It just failed to wow me.
Fiona McIntosh returns to Paris and Morgravia, her popular fantasy world, with The Scrivener’s Tale, a thrilling standalone novel.
Ex-psychologist Gabe Figaret was done with patients for good, until he meets Angelina, a young mute woman he’s been asked to mentor. When she starts speaking about another realm called Morgravia, he doubts her, but soon comes under the spell of her compelling visions. As Gabe delves deeper into Angelina’s unsettled psyche, he learns more about his own soul, his past, and whom he can trust in his own troubled life.
Splendidly characterized and beautifully crafted, Fiona McIntosh’s The Scrivener’s Tale is an action-packed fantasy adventure that will leave you spellbound.