Paris, 1858: Mercedes Fabron, pragmatic wife, and childless mother has her hands full running her husband’s fashion shop and navigating social etiquette. All of which would be considerably easier without uninvited ghosts haunting her night and day.
Out in the streets, people are dying of an undetermined cause. The newspapers speak of an unknown disease, the police speak of accidents. But when a dead man is found in her stairwell, Mercedes has every reason to suspect something
much more sinister. Only the ghosts know the truth, but they are too afraid to tell.
As if they are scared to death of what is out there.
The Devourer is a terrifying horror read that I found terrific, thrilling and extremely exciting. It takes the reader into a look into the afterlife and it makes for a captivating read. iT is a unique read, unlike anything I have read before but I loved that! I love reading books that are out of the norm for me. This is the great thing about being a reader because we get to experience all different kinds of books and go on many different adventures! This adventure certainly is a scary one but it is absolutely brilliant at the same time!
The Devourer takes place in 19th century Paris and I have to say that I loved this! I love being swept away to a different time period which is full of different architecture, different kinds of people and many different attitudes! I adore reading about different time periods and the wonderful author of this novel Chris Chelser wonderfully transported me there and for that, I am in awe of her! Chelser takes the reader on a journey through the city streets of Paris, when we are taken on this trip we witness a murder and this is the beginning of this thrilling tale.
The story of The Devourer is extremely thrilling as well as enjoyable. It is a well-written book that was a pleasure to read. The prose, as well as the structure and pacing of the book, was exceptional and I have to say, the author’s descriptions of Paris were simply beautiful and magnetic! She must have had to research Paris a considerable amount so that she could paint an accurate picture of what it was like in the 19th century and this is clear in her writing.
The compelling plot captivated me from the very beginning. Never once did I get bored reading this book, this is thanks to the well-written nature but also the incredible, fascinating characters the reader comes across. The characters are simply wonderful and very unique, I adored reading about them and their lives and ended up rooting for the majority of them! This book really is a masterful, psychological horror novel that has a paranormal flair that is guaranteed to excite and entice you from beginning to end!
To summarize my thoughts on the horror novel that is The Devourer, I would say if you are a reader who Is tired of reading the same old books that are lackluster and forgettable then take a chance with The Devourer because I promise you now that you will not be disappointed. It is a novel that has everything the reader would want in a read and so much more; it has spine-tingling good content, dynamic, memorable characters, a charismatic author that writes beautifully and wonderfully so and lastly it is an all-around, interesting, memorable read that you will not be disappointed if you choose to read it. My rating for this wonderful book, of course, has to be Five Stars, it would be crazy if I did not give it this rating after all of my praise over these paragraphs!
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Goodbye for now book lovers,
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