Shadows Over London (Empire of the House of Thorns, Book 1)

Release Date: 25th May 2021


About the book:

The Faerie have come to take London, and only one girl stands in their way.

Justice isn’t your average fifteen-year-old girl. She’s an irrepressible scoundrel, and she always has a plan. But her world falls apart when her father forcibly bundles the entire family into carriages in the middle of the night and carts them off to a strange mansion on the outskirts of Victorian London. The Faerie are invading, but the Kasric siblings can’t stay neutral in the ensuing war when they find their parents on opposing sides. Justice has no choice but to embrace her burgeoning magical powers to fight against the Faerie and save her family.

For fans of The Golden Compass and A Sorcerer to the Crown.


This book was really unique. It was mix between Lord of the Rings and Pirates of the Caribbean. I love the adventure and plot twists along the way.

The story was well developed, but as a bit slow in the beginning. The story did keep you on your toes and wanting more. You could see some character development within the book, but I would have liked to see a bit more. The amount of new characters being introduced towards the middle and end was very overwhelming. It did take a bit of time to remember character’s names and functions in the book.

Overall the book was enjoyable. I would love to see better character development in book 2.


**I received an advance review copy for free, and I am leaving this review voluntarily.**



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