This book seemed promising and I was really excited to start it. The author has sent it to me for an honest review.
What was my first mistake? I read this book, which is the second one, without having a clue what happened in the first book. Because of this I was lost and I couldn’t really follow the story. When I was thinking that I finally understood something, some new information was thrown or some new name was mentioned and I was lost again. This is normal in a book, you might think and I agree with you, however it was information and names that I could not follow or make any connections to. The only things that I could follow were the three characters: Carter, Stella and her adoptive son Gabriel. I liked the story and the adventures that they had to go through, however because I could not understand everything 100% I could not enjoy it that much.
I feel very bad whenever I can’t give 5 stars to a book because I know that the author worked very much and I respect and appreciate this, however I must be honest. For me, it was a 3 stars book and I gave the same review on Goodreads. Maybe once I go back and I read the first book I can change my mind, however at the moment this is the best that I can give.
I must add that at times I read books that were part of a series and even though I didn’t read the first book I am still able to make connections and by the end understand it. But it wasn’t the case with The Harmony Scroll (A Stella Hunter Mystery Book 2).
Thanks for reading!