Lair of Dreams
Publisher: Little Brown Books for Young Readers
ISBN 13: 9780316126045
ISBN 10: 0316126045
Reader Level: Young Adult
Some dreams kill…
After a supernatural showdown with a serial killer, Evie O’Neill has outed herself as a Diviner. Now that the world knows of her ability to “read” objects, and therefore, read the past, she has become a media darling, earning the title, “America’s Sweetheart Seer.” But not everyone is so accepting of the Diviners’ abilities…
Meanwhile, mysterious deaths have been turning up in the city, victims of an unknown sleeping sickness. Can the Diviners descend into the dreamworld and catch a killer?
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Bray illuminates the dark side of the American Dream in her long-awaited sequel to The Diviners (2012), weaving xenophobia, industrial progress, Jazz Age debauchery, government secrets, religious fervor, and supernatural horror into a sprawling and always entertaining narrative.
This breathtaking sequel to The Diviners is worth the wait…an action-packed, fast-paced, and slang-filled read. A multilayered, character-driven, and richly rewarding installment to the paranormal historical fiction series.
Bray’s 1920s New York is again a wonder to visit. Bray handles the tricky task of writing dreams deftly, as readers stay engaged for all 600-plus pages. Divine! 4.5/5 stars
Weaving together a chilling mystery with a truly elusive solution, several poignant love stories, agonizing injustice, terrifyingly monstrous dreams, and even a cameo by legendary psychiatrist Carl Jung, this installment wraps enough up to satisfy but clearly sets the stage for more. How will readers stand the wait?
Bray weaves connections between her numerous characters and explores friendships, dark secrets, and dramatic love interests. This book will fly off the shelves to fans of Bray, Cassandra Clare, and the supernatural.