In Melissa Grey's The Girl at Midnight, readers are treated to lyrical writing, highly atmospheric settings and a heroine on the sassy side.
Every since I laid eyes on The Girl at Midnight's cover, I've lusted for the book. The premise just called out to me with its fairy tale like story of a modern girl caught up in a war between two magical races. Echo, our feisty-pickpocket heroine, is adopted and raised by a race of mythic like creatures known as the Avicen who have feathers for hair and magic in their veins. An ancient war brews between the Avicen and their enemy the Drakharin, a fierce dragonlike race, and threatens to expose both. When Echo stumbles upon a clue about the legendary Firebird prophesied to end the war between the two races, she seizes the chance to prove her worth to the Avicen. A quest that is filled with danger, magic and romance.Read More