Counterpoint has ratings and reviews. Aoife said: First of all: this book had actually good things. The author cleary tried to write not your t. Crescendo (Song of the Fallen) (Volume 2) by Rachel Haimowitz Paperback $ Start reading Counterpoint (Song of the Fallen Book 1) on your Kindle in. Editorial Reviews. Review. “Nice world-building and well-crafted characters bring this Counterpoint (Song of the Fallen Book 1) by [Haimowitz, Rachel].

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There were several instances where i simply put the book down and did not want to read further ‘cos i was led to believe that horrendous events lay ahead which i would be better off not reading.

Things that made me pull my hair out: After reading a lot of lousy books, patiently waiting and reading on in the hopes haumowitz it becoming good, I learned to abndon it and move on rather than waste your clunterpoint finishing such books and end up being disappointed.

This book has me crying, laughing, fearing for the lovers and hating the human’s for their cruelty. Perhaps she was worried about the lack of sex scenes, worried that readers would lose interest? The first part of the story deals with Ayden as he struggles to reconcile his feelings of capture, slavery, and growing respect for Freyrik, while the second rzchel the two in love but no happy ending.

Ayden was so distrustful of humans, but prince Frey eventually earned his trust. Paperback1st editionpages.

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They have weathered far too many obstacles to find each other already, but they just keep coming. I am loving Flesh Cartel volume 4. The humans prepare for this event by amassing armies of soldiers and waging war against the surge in an attempt to protect their kingdom. But this book had me crying my eyes out! Are you freaking kidding me?? Discover new books on Goodreads. Thanks for telling us about the problem.


He does his best to make sure that Ayden is somewhat comfortable, but only when they’re alone together. Baptism of Fire Andrzej Sapkowski 9. Return to Book Page. Let me just tell you, the sequel better come out soon and be as tight as Counterpoint. Yeah that would I skimmed the end of this book, something I just don’t do.

Counterpoint by Rachel Haimowitz book review

It is a fast paced, character driven story but unfortunately it lacks the sustained sexual tension to be perceived as haiimowitz, and the character focus swamps what fantasy underpins the plot.

I was putting it off because of the cliffhanger everyone was talking about but after finishing it, I’m really glad I read it.

Countefpoint on what the plot needs she’s either extremely naive and apparently doesn’t even know what could have happened counterppoint her if she hadn’t been captured by the only non-rapist in the whole world but anybody else or she is all wise and knowing and advices Freyrick on what to do with Ayden.

Haimowitz, there is not a single human worth of redemption; slaughter them. The only thing I wish she did a bit differently is the search and the battle against the Fallen in the 2nd half of the book which I felt concluded too quickly and considering its importance I think the author should have described it more thoroughly. The dark beasts will come in the next magical wave.

This book was in some ways brilliant, make counterponit mistake about that, but perhaps not as explosive as I like my brilliant. Rachel Haimowitz made a comment on All-Nighter ” Dorota wrote: I love to hear from folks, so feel free to drop me a line anytime at metarachel at gmail dot com.

Oct 22, Ezinwanyi rated it really liked it Recommended to Ezinwanyi by: This was well on the way to 5 stars but I just cannot stand this type of ending. A bad story can be good if you tell it right. Such intensity of pain each endures on the others behalf. I love to hear from folks, so feel free to drop me a line anytime at metarachel at gmail dot com.


So she manages to catch him alone and tries to rape him. It didn’t have the level of darkness I expect from Rachel Haimowitz darkness which ended up being preferable but it was perfect. Only she is spotted by a human patrol. Preview — Counterpoint by Rachel Haimowitz. I stayed up all night last night to get it the minute it was You must have books within this genre listed on your bookshelf to be eligible.

And then the two collide.

View all 75 comments. She’s weak and he has to protect her and so accepts Freyricks orders more or less. Almost any shortcoming within a story can be overcome if the author is able to connect emotionally to her reader, haimowitzz in this case, the author most definitely succeeded.

Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. His love for Ella, manifested in sacrifice and secret smiles; his sense of honor and duty; his pride in the face of unceasing subjugation. Is it really love between the two? Ayden suddenly finds Freyrik attractive, and then very soon after, is in love with him. Want to Read saving….

Counterpoint by Rachel Haimowitz

Your story was a nice break from some rather terrible pieces I read here today. Dec 04, E.

Song of the Fallen 2. When I had read earlier in the book that Freyrik was only 29, I found each subsequent radhel between them as completely laughable.

When you want to keep tension in the story you have to build enough valid material and once you burn through that material you can’t use it for tension ever again.

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