Friday 1 May 2020

🌹 Sierra Simone 🌹 HARVEST OF SIGHS 🌹 #Thornchapel3 🌹

© Bianca


• 1 May 2020
• Book #3 in the #Thornchapel quartet• #NewAdultMysteryEroticQueerHistoryFamilyDramance-ish☺
• Book #4 will be out Halloween 2020 

4.75 Stars

The genius and the sunshine girl.  As children, we fought bitterly and often, bickering every chance we got.

But then we grew up.
Then we came back.

Delphine Dansey carries her heart on the outside of her body; she’s looking for love and chasing dreams.  She’s spoiled and selfish, the kind of beautiful that’s made for money and fame. But somehow she’s ended up in my keeping: a pretty submissive I can’t seem to resist, a lover who obsesses and tempts me.

I thought I’d locked my heart away a long time ago, along with all my other weaknesses. But some doors won't stay closed, no matter how hard I fight to keep them shut.  She unravels me, just like our friends are unraveling, just like Thornchapel itself is unraveling.

All year long, we’ve been sowing lust and jealousy and pain, heedless of the consequences. But a harvest is inevitable, and so now we must reap our sorrows.

And our sighs.

↑ These are the six young people this book is about. ↑
They've known each other since that summer they spent together at Auden's family's estate in England - their parents were friends.... or something.☺
Now, twelve years later we're back at that house.

And that's all I'm going to tell you about this 3rd book - well not even about the third book! That was part of my review from book #1. But I just can't tell you anything more about this!
Well maybe a tiny bit. We concentrate a lot on Rebecca and Delphine - which you might've guessed by looking at the cover! But our other darlings are in here a lot too. They have to - especially after that cliffy in book 2! Jeez.
After reading book #3 ... this is still a
WTF-KIND-OF-AMAZING-SH*T-HAVE-I-JUST-READ-I-NEED-MORE-ASAP series. So different than all the other books out there.
It's Beautiful. Adorable. Heartbreaking. MUCHO EROTIC. Mysterious. Queer. Kinky. Amazing. Weird. Historic. Strange. Wow. And so much more! It's basically ALL THE ADJECTIVES!!!

Grab a gallon of tea or a pitcher of the alcoholic beverage of your choice and get ready for an amazing story ...
(insert this creepy Halloween whaaahahaaaaa laugh!)

I have to say that I didn't love-love this one as much as the last two. No idea why. Maybe it's just that I'm not interested in girl on girl erotica. Or because it was way too religious again. It has a lot of stuff that I don't really like, but I love ALL the characters and the story. I loved this book too, but this time the few negatives were a bit too obvious for me. Also - there are so many ten dollar words in here. Or latin phrases. I would've loved to have a book of footnotes to go with this! ☺

But now I can't wait to get my hands on book 4!!! I need to know how this all will end! UGH!
I'm not saying that there WAS a huge cliffy, but there wasn't NOT a huge cliffy either. Or whatever! LOL. I NEED book 4 now!

... I'm pretty sure Netflix is already waiting 'round the corner to grab this series!!! If not, then someone has to call them!!!!! ☺

↓Links to the book & Author ↓

Book #1

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Sierra is a voracious reader of all things including the smuttiest smut, young adult, piles of non-fiction for research, and everything Bill Bryson (especially on audio).

She loves writing the dirtiest things that she can think of, King Arthur, sparkling water, Tarot, coffee, leggings, and learning new words daily.

Her previous jobs have included firing ceramics, teaching living history lessons in one-room school house in full, 1908-approved school marm attire, and working as a librarian for several years—not in that order

She lives in the Kansas City area with her hot cop husband, two children, and two giant dogs. (And two cats, but they're so naughty we don't talk about them.)

The social media she cares about the most are Spotify and Instagram. Following her in those places is a true love language, indeed.

Sierra is represented by Rebecca Friedman of RF Literary; foreign rights are handled by Bookcase Literary.