She was courageous and cunning, and has the will, wit and self-control to survive in spite of being bound by so many conventions and dangers; she merely let her fear twist those admirable qualities into something corrupt. Her father, a powerful bank president, -is at the center of an important social hub for the booming young city, and he needs Emily to do everything her mother would have -— to be a good ePub hostess and -make sure the mansion runs -smoothly. He pushed his hat firmly on his head and bowed sardonically to me. I went to the parlor and stood, ramrod straight, hands fisted at my sides, my expression calm, unflinching. Father and I did not talk.
If that doesn't work, there may be a network issue, and you can use our self test page to see what's preventing the page from loading. It was an unspoken agreement between us that we knew our visit would end abruptly with Carson coming to escort me home. The violence she endures at the hands of her father, changes her forever. Cast, Kristin Cast Publisher: St. And get rid of that infernal bicycle! We did not attempt to leave the Elcott home this time.
Rogue The Talon Saga, Book 2. I went to my bedchamber and sat in my window seat, my neatly folded bicycling bloomers in my lap. So, is the coolness of my temperament more proof that I am mad? Legion The Talon Saga, Book 4. October Goddess of the Sea. The gaze then went from my lips to the high bodice of my dress. To combat the dread I have come to crave the normalcy of my old life so desperately that it is beyond my ability to translate it into words. Download Neferet's Curse House of Night Novellas, 3 free pdf ebook online.
It is written as a series of journal entries from by the year-old still-human, Emily Wheiler, beginning shortly after the death of her mother in childbirth. The breath had been knocked out of me with an oof, and my eyes had teared. I knew the instant her expression changed from concern to shock, and then to disbelief that I had made a dire mistake in speaking the truth. A weak man rejected me. I must use my wits and my wiles.
The problem was that we were less and less able to be together. I nodded demurely and made agreeable noises when he paused. I knew one thing beyond all others—Father must not sense the depth of my fear and my loathing for him. If I leave legible record of it, I shall be able to look back upon the events of the past several days when my mind is calmer, more rational, and I may then relive every bit of discovery and wonder, and not because I believe I could be mad! Her father, a powerful bank president, is at the center of an important social hub for the booming young city, and he needs Emily to do everything her mother would have — to be a good hostess and make sure the mansion runs smoothly. She finally freed herself from one cage and she's been forced into another. The House of Night Series: Books House of Night Series Books Goddess of Spring.
But no, instead she is brutally raped by her father, the change comes, and her fiancee can't handle it and rejects her. Neferet's Curse 2013 About book: I picked this up this morning at the library when I was returning books. I love when night is represented as something of beauty rather than something to fear. One of the things I did enjoy in this novella is how the writers balanced the story so that you have to judge by yourself if Neferet's actions were justified or not. I loved the insight we were given on the character. At last, afraid for her life and with nowhere to turn, Emily is Marked by a vampyre and brought to the Chicago House of Night, where she begins a magickal new life that should allow the wounds from her past to heal. Life growing up for her was hard and she pushed through some horrific things.
The three of us had laughed spontaneously. She changes her name to Nefret, exacts her revenge on her father, then starts her new life as a vampire fledgling. Jun 14, Sarah rated it liked it Shelves: Cast and Kristin Cast. Her father then beats and violates her, scarring her for life. Not that coming will necessarily save you. Especially in the last couple of books, she's been quite hysterical and the way she behaves just annoyed the hell out of me.
Instead of your having to rush here whenever you can find time, he has invited me to call on you at Wheiler House and to visit with you in the formal parlor. Any culpability Nyx holds isn't commented on by the narrative. Neferet's Curse is a Young Adult novel by P. You could still die in three years anyways! Man you know what's super frustrating? The White City, In turn-of-the-century Chicago, with the Wor. Nov 10, Andrea rated it liked it Shelves: Emily must take over as the Lady of Wheiler House, which is not something she really wants to do. It wasn't awful though, I read it in about two hours.
My thoughts are my own. As Emily uneasily tries to replace her mother, she also longs for more… for love -and a life of her own. If I am not mad, but am truly as much a prisoner as I am coming to believe I am, I must keep my thoughts to myself for fear no one else will understand them. Mother had been dead five months, and during that time I had completely dedicated myself to being Lady of Wheiler House. Yes he was a drunk, yes he made her come home and do stuff but it was and more than likely most 16 year olds would have limited freedom.