he Thirteenth Gate Blog Review Tour + Giveaway! (U.S./Can. only) [ends 8/10/17]

August 1, 2017

The Thirteenth Gate
Kat Ross
(Dominion Mysteries #2)
Published by: Acorn Publishing
Publication date: June 26th 2017
Genres: Historical, Mystery, Young Adult

Winter 1888. At an asylum in the English countryside, a man suspected of being Jack the Ripper kills an orderly and flees into the rain-soaked night. His distraught keepers summon the Lady Vivienne Cumberland—who’s interviewed their patient and isn’t sure he’s a man at all. An enigmatic woman who guards her own secrets closely, Lady Vivienne knows a creature from the underworld when she sees one. And he’s the most dangerous she’s ever encountered.
As Jack rampages through London, Lady Vivienne begins to suspect what he’s searching for. And if he finds it, the doors to purgatory will be thrown wide open…
Across the Atlantic, an archaeologist is brutally murdered after a Christmas Eve gala at the American Museum of Natural History. Certain peculiar aspects of the crime attract the interest of the Society for Psychical Research and its newest investigator, Harrison Fearing Pell. Is Dr. Sabelline’s death related to his recent dig in Alexandria? Or is the motive something darker?
As Harry uncovers troubling connections to a serial murder case she’d believed was definitively solved, two mysteries converge amid the grit and glamor of Gilded Age New York. Harry and Lady Vivienne must join forces to stop an ancient evil. The key is something called the Thirteenth Gate. But where is it? And more importantly, who will find it first?

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Review by Vickie:

This is an interesting book. I think it is written very well.

I like the characters and think they were very well-developed.  It is easy to feel their emotions.

The story flowed well from chapter to chapter.

The Title fits the story well and I like the cover of the book, I think it is quite eye-catching.

I would recommend this book to those who enjoy this genre.

I would give this book a literary rating of  4.5 Stars
written by vickie

Author Bio:

Kat Ross worked as a journalist at the United Nations for ten years before happily falling back into what she likes best: making stuff up. She lives in Westchester with her kid and a few sleepy cats. Kat is also the author of the dystopian thriller Some Fine Day (Skyscape, 2014), about a world where the sea levels have risen sixty meters. She loves magic, monsters and doomsday scenarios. Preferably with mutants.

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Tour-wide giveaway (US/CAN)
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  • Giselle August 1, 2017 at 11:57 am

    Thanks for being on the tour! 🙂

  • Anne August 1, 2017 at 3:42 pm

    Thanks for this intriguing feature and giveaway.

  • Kat Ross August 1, 2017 at 11:55 pm

    thanks for reading and hosting the book on your blog, so glad you liked it!

    • LAWonder10 August 3, 2017 at 5:49 am

      It was my pleasure.
      Good luck in the success if your book, Kat!
      Lu Ann