Chronicling the rise of the Keepers, this is the stunning prequel to Andrea Cremer’s internationally bestselling Nightshade trilogy! Sixteen-year-old. Summary: A book that initially takes its time, but will soon have you racing towards the dramatic final acts and leave you breathless for the next. This prequel to the popular Nightshade trilogy takes readers to Scotland in , where the Searchers and Keepers conflict begins.

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This time, she goes to the beginning of where it all started. There are two guys in Ember’s life, but one she’s actively pursuing and the other doesn’t understand the word no.

For Ember, the call to become a warrior rcemer strong, and becoming a Guard in Conatus is not tangible.

Rift by Andrea Cremer

When she leaves to join up with the Conatus, a andrwa who saved her mother’s life while giving birth to Ember in exchange for Ember’s service at age 16 she falls in love with Barrow Hess. He like that Ember is not some regular girl, but a challenge that can have me guessing all the time. When Ember was being born, her life was about to be finished when someone from the Conatus helped her mother and her newborn self to live.


xremer The supernatural element and the secret church connection were fascinating, and I loved the whole idea of the order. No need to mention that the fact that this is a prequel to one of my favorite paranormal series even though the ending killed me increased my excitement to a andfea new level. Despite the not-so-perfect quality and the lack of realistic characters and unoriginal sometimes predictable view spoiler [ I predicted the Eira and Alistair thing.

It just makes the story far more special in my opinion.

Ember was an able and spirited protagonist with a strong sense of self. Spoilers In exchange for saving their baby daughter’s life, Ember Morrow was promised to the Conatus Guard at age sixteen.


The characters of the book are awesome. Thank God she wasn’t some whiny snobby bitch like Calla from Nightshade. But I simply couldn’t, as much as I wanted to. Barrow anrea I love him. He drew a shuddering breath.

Rift definitely falls under that category. Could have been more is all I’m saying. That much I did remember!

RIFT by Andrea Cremer | Kirkus Reviews

When the knights realize Eira, one of their leaders, is dabbling in dark magic, Ember riift Barrow must choose whether to follow Eira into the nether realm or to pledge their lives to destroying her and her kind. For a moment his fingers rested against her cheekbone.


Mar 14, Anna rated it really liked it Shelves: While Ember secretly yearns for Barrow and fights for Conatus, a staged wraith attack convinces some to join with Bosque Mar. Refresh and try again. I would say that the evil that took place and who being responsible for bad stuff happening was predictable before it happened.

See all books by Andrea Cremer. Philomel Date of Release: This was so much better than Bloodrose! Yeah, Calla fremer supposedly tift. As I said before I have in no way forgiven Andrea for bloodrose and it was going to take a whole lot of impressing to do to win me round and this book did not do rirt. I guess I am wondering which one to start on.

But with the guard, she can be who she wants to be and take charge of her future. She is a natural warrior and look forward seeing her grow more as a character! My jaw dropped open with every revelation.