Author: Lauren Skidmore
Genres: YA Fantasy
Format: eBook, Print
Date: March 10, 2015
Publisher: Cedar Fort
“You’re focusing on the wrong things here,” Kit said.
“What should I be focusing on?” I asked.
“The people who want you dead.”
“Does that include you?”
She grinned at me, her white teeth gleaming.
A Red Riding Hood tale of betrayal and longing.
After failing to exact vengeance on the prince, maskmaker Joch flees Venesia to find his long lost love. Along his way, Joch meets a red-cloaked assassin named Kit who tells him she knows where to find the answers he’s seeking.
Soon Joch and Kit are racing to avoid the prince’s guard and find their way to safety. And though Joch wants to trust Kit, he suspects she’s leading him straight into a trap.
I wasn’t sure quite what to think about this book at first, with the main character being pretty much the villain from the first story. But as his past was gradually revealed, it became a little easier to like him. I loved the Red Riding Hood references and connections. The ending surprised me with the direction it took. It made me wonder if there will be more to this series…