Serie: Valkyrie #1
Release date: 2012
Nothing ever happens in
Norway. But at least Ellie knows what to expect when she visits her
grandmother: a tranquil fishing village and long, slow summer days. And
maybe she’ll finally get out from under the shadow of her
way-too-perfect big brother, Graham, while she’s there.
Ellie doesn’t anticipate is Graham’s infuriating best friend, Tuck,
tagging along for the trip. Nor did she imagine boys going missing amid
rumors of impossible kidnappings. Least of all does she expect something
powerful and ancient to awaken in her and that strange whispers would
urge Ellie to claim her place among mythological warriors. Instead of
peace and quiet, there’s suddenly a lot for a girl from L.A. to handle
on a summer sojourn in Norway! And when Graham vanishes, it’s up to
Ellie—and the ever-sarcastic, if undeniably alluring Tuck—to uncover the
truth about all the disappearances.
I was really looking forward reading this book, but it disappointed me big time. I really did not like the writing styles, there was just to much description. Ellie is the main character, but she wasn't a likeable character to me, she annoyed me. All the characters didn't do it for me, I might add. They where just so shallow and under developed. I just didn't care what happened to them. Then there was this love story between Tuck and Ellie, it was just there. One day they where friends and then guess what, they became a couple. It was just weird and I really couldn't follow where that came from, they had zero chemistry. I could have been a great story, the concept was very good. It wasn't just for me.