ARC Review: A Ferry of Bones and Gold by Hailey Turner

Posted September 15, 2018 by Francesca in Reviews / 4 Comments

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ARC Review: A Ferry of Bones and Gold by Hailey Turner
A Ferry of Bones and Gold
by Hailey Turner

4 Stars

BOOK INFO


Released: September 9 2018
Series: Soulbound #1
Format: eARC
 

“…fast paced and full of action.”
~ Under the Covers

Sometimes you come across a book and you just know you have to read it because it sounds too interesting to pass up.  That’s what happened to me with A FERRY OF BONES AND GOLD.  I had never read Hailey Turner, never even heard of her actually, but once I looked up her backlist I saw a ton of books that I probably would be interested in reading.  This new release sounded right up my alley as it was described as a mix of Mortal Instruments and Charlie Cochet’s THIRDs series.  And I think it definitely delivered on my expectations!

This is an urban fantasy with a small thread of romance.  Our main character is a mage working for a division of like the FBI.  There are a series of murders in NYC and the cops have asked for help from higher up, so Patrick needs to skip his much needed vacation and come deal with the case.  What he finds is his worst case scenario.

If you like your urban fantasy to have a bit of everything, then you’ll enjoy this one.  There’s Gods, magic, shifters and vampires.  This is set in NYC and that was also done really well while laying this whole new world around the city.  Thoroughly entertaining!

A FERRY OF BONES AND GOLD is fast paced and full of action.  The writing and storytelling is engaging, the world building is interesting, and the characters are lovable.  The romance thread between Patrick, our mage, and Jono, a shifter, was just the perfect amount and they are very sexy together.  But I liked that it didn’t take away from the seriousness of the case and the things going on around them.  A solid UF and I can’t wait for the next installment.

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About Hailey Turner

Hailey Turner is big city girl who spoils her cats rotten and has a demanding day job that she loves, but not as much as she loves writing. She’s been writing since she was a young child and enjoys reading almost as much as creating a new story. Hailey loves stories with lots of action, gritty relationships, and an eventual HEA that satisfies the heart.

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Sweet! Thanks

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Kathy Valentine

Awesome review Francesca!! Sounds good! Shared on all my socials!!💖😉

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Adding to my wishlist, I love M/M and being compared to Thirds series is something I must check out.

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Sounds really good. Thanks for sharing your thoughts Francesca