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Blog Tour and Review: The Hidden Library by Heather Lyons

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Sometimes, the rabbit hole is deeper than expected . . .

Alice Reeve and Finn Van Brunt have tumbled into a life of secrets. Some secrets they share, such as their employment by the clandestine organization known as The Collectors’ Society. Other secrets they carry within them, fighting to keep buried the things that could change everything they think they know.

On the hunt for an elusive villain who is hell-bent on destroying legacies, Alice, Finn, and the rest of the Society are desperate to unravel the mysteries surrounding them. But the farther they spiral down this rabbit hole, the deeper they fall into secrets that will test their loyalties and pit them against enemies both new and old.

Secrets, they come to find, can reveal the deadliest of truths.

My Review

“Words can still be lies even if they are freverently and wholly believed. Names can be lies, too. Names are nothing but assignments. Names are nothing but a costume.”

Wow! Heather Lyons has done it again! I am completely blown away right now. I can not wait to get my hands on the next book!

The Hidden Library picks up right where The Collectors’ Society left off. Alice and Finn are on the hunt for the villain who stop at nothing to destroy the time-lines. Questions will be asked. Some secrets will be uncovered and loyalties will be tested. Follow Alice and Finn as they try to unravel the mystery of The Hidden Library.

This book is a fantastic follow up to The Collectors’ Society. I was immediately pulled into the story. It felt as though no time has passed since I was last with these characters. The writing was brilliant, imaginative and captivating. The story-line is so refreshing. I couldn’t help but get lost in the characters and world that Heather Lyons has created. 

“Madness is a funny thing. One can live with it for ages: embrace it, fall into it, lose their inhibitions with it. Priorities shift. Realities change. Understandings transition. Madness, in a lot of ways, is a comfort. Madness allows soft footing past harsh truths we yearn to flinch away from.”

The Hidden Library is told from dual points of view and wow, what an amazing addition to this story. I loved seeing the events through Finn’s eyes. I feel as though I learned so much more about him and can understand him better now. I love his partnership with Alice. Not only is he an amazing friend and partner, but he is completely supportive of her and loves her with every fiber of his being.

“This pull, this understanding.  It’s the best kind of magic. It’s the kind that makes me want to believe in fairy tales-the good kind. The kind where endings have hope.”

And Alice….what an amazing strong female character. She isn’t afraid to deal with her problems and faces them head on. Never once complaining.  When she loves someone, she loves them with everything that she is. She is supportive, kind and definitely curious! 

The Hidden Library was such an exciting read for me. I got completely lost in the characters and the story. This book was smart, sexy, full of mystery and had some humorous moments. I loved the romance and the steam factor. There were so many great twists and turns. The closer and closer I got to the end, I found myself holding my breath in anticipation for what would happen next. 

If you are looking for a refreshing and unique story that has a twist on some of your favorite fairy-tales, look no further. I highly recommend checking this book out!

*I was provided an ARC copy of this book in exchange for an honest review*

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Don’t miss the first book in this series, THE COLLECTORS’ SOCIETY!

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About Heather Lyons:

Heather Lyons writes epic, heartfelt love stories and has always had a thing for words. In addition to writing, she’s also been an archaeologist and a teacher. She and her husband and children live in sunny Southern California and are currently working their way through every cupcakery she can find.




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