Twisted by Holly Hook - review for Xpresso Book Tours plus WIN a kindle fire!

Twisted (#1 Deathwind Trilogy) - Holly Hook

Publication date: 30th November 2014


Genre: Young Adult, Paranormal




When 16 year old Allie goes on the trip of her life--storm chasing--she gets more than she ever bargained for. A supernatural experience leaves her changed forever, and when she gets home, she learns that she now bears a horrible curse. Every time a thunderstorm arrives where she's at, she turns into a tornado. Unable to control her actions and unable to hold the transformations back, she must find a way to get rid of her new affliction before she ends up killing someone--and that could end up being her parents, her neighbors, or her best friend, Tommy.

Allie must return to the plains to find those who did this to her and to find a cure. She enters a world she never knew existed, where others share her curse. Unfortunately, it turns out Allie has some unique abilities of her own that others are willing to use for their own evil purposes, and soon she finds herself caught up in a struggle for the lives of hundreds. Allie's quest to save herself is only the start of her adventure.

Twisted is the first book of the Deathwind Trilogy, a new young adult and teen paranormal romance series. The second book, Torn, is also available. Book Three of the Deathwind Trilogy, Unleashed, will be released on August 1, 2015.


My review:

I really like Allie; she's not typical of the teenage girls that tend to feature in books for young adults. She's neither a girly girl nor a total tomboy, she is entirely average, normal (whatever that is!)  She defies her parents and heads off onto the plains with her uncle to chase tornados, something she's wanted to do for a long time. This shows defiant determination and reveals how stubborn she can be.


When her life is transformed by her otherworldy experience, she sets out to rid herself of the curse, to stop herself being a danger to those she holds dear. What follows is a fast-paced race against time to beat the dreaded Deathwind. Confused? All will become clear when you read Twisted.


This book will appeal to adults young and not so young - it's an explosive rollercoaster ride into the eye of the hurricane. You'd better hold on tight!


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