Title: The Forgotten MountainSeries: The Collectors’ Society #3
Author: Heather Lyons
Publication Date: June 25, 2015
Genres: New Adult, Fantasy, Romance, Reimaginings, Retellings, Paranormal
Source: Amazon Kindle
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After years spent in Wonderland, Alice Reeve learned the impossible was quite possible after all. She thought she left such fantastical realities behind when she finally returned to England.
Now Alice has become a member of the clandestine Collectors’ Society, and the impossible has found her again in the form of an elusive villain set on erasing entire worlds. As she and the rest of the Society race to bring this mysterious murderer to justice, the fight becomes painfully personal.
Lives are being lost. Loved ones are shattered or irrevocably altered. Each step closer Alice gets to the shadowy man she hunts, the more secrets she unravels, only to reveal chilling truths. If she wants to win this war and save millions of lives, Alice must once more embrace the impossible and make the unimaginable, imaginable.
Sometimes, the rabbit hole leads to terrifying places.
MY REVIEWOh my stars, I am right on the edge of my seat! I don't know how Heather Lyons makes each book in this series better than the last, but she is good at it!
The plot building in the latest book in The Collectors' Society series is fan-freaking-tastic! Seriously, so many things come to light. This book is full of mystery, danger, love, suspense, action, just everything you need in a good book. What I like most about this series so far, is that it leaves me guessing. Nothing is predictable. When something new happens or something new comes to light, it is not what I was anticipating at all. The story is mapped out incredibly well. The way that all of the dots connect is brilliant. With each book, more things become clear, while not giving anything away. The writing is a delight. The story never gets boring, and the writing itself is very smooth. The end of this book was so climactic, I simply cannot wait to find out what happens next.
There is so much more character growth. Each character's true nature really shines bright in this book. We get to delve deeper into some of the characters as well. We also get to meet some new characters this time around that add some more dynamic to the story.
The romance is just so touching yet again. The relationship between Alice and Finn is just so beautiful. The way that they are so selfless and want nothing more than to protect the other is still one of the main focuses in the story. Alice goes through so much to keep Finn safe this time around. We also learn more about just how deep their true love is, and how it will affect the outcome of the story as a whole. Again, this series is an adult/new adult series, so it is for a mature audience.
Overall, this book is the strongest yet in The Collectors' Society series. This series is a roller coaster ride from beginning to end. It is thrilling, full of action, and will leave a touch of itself upon your heart. If you have not started this series yet, then you are missing out on something truly phenomenal.
Heather Lyons is known for writing epic, heartfelt love stories often with a fantastical twist. From Young Adult to New Adult to Adult novels—one commonality in all her books is the touching, and sometimes heart-wrenching, romance. In addition to writing, she's also been an archaeologist and a teacher. She and her husband and children live in sunny Southern California and are currently working their way through every cupcakery she can find.