Thursday, February 02, 2017

The Returning By Rachelle Dekker Review

They say the Awakening is coming.
That she’s the key.
But can she find her identity in the light
Before she perishes in the dark?

Twenty years have passed since Carrington and Remko Brant’s baby, Elise, was kidnapped and they were forced to leave her captive in the Authority City. Though they fled with the Seers far from Authority reach, they’ve never given up hope of rescuing their daughter from the man who betrayed them. Now Authority President, he’s ushered the city into a new era of “peace”—one where the Scientist Roth Reynard’s Genesis Serum has eradicated all memory of emotion or rebellion.

But the mysterious Aaron and his Seers are once again on the move, threatening the illusion the Authority has worked so hard to build. As the Seers send seven chosen warriors to rescue Elise and bring restoration to the Authority City, the lines are drawn for a final battle between light and darkness. The key to ultimate victory may rest within the strangely powerful girl who has felt forgotten but was never abandoned—a truth she’ll need to wage war against the powerful forces of evil.

Rachelle Dekker
Rachelle Dekker
The oldest daughter of New York Times bestselling author Ted Dekker, Rachelle Dekker was inspired early on to discover truth through storytelling. She won a Christy Award for her critically acclaimed debut novel, The Choosing, which was followed by two more books in the Seer Series: The Calling and The Returning. Rachelle graduated with a degree in communications and spent several years in marketing and corporate recruiting before making the transition to write full-time.

She lives in Nashville with her husband, Daniel, and their diva cat, Blair.

Visit her online at

I received a complimentary copy.

Cassandra's Review Q&A

- What did you like about the book and why?  The faster paced wording that makes it easier to guide my mind through the book.  The way the author describes and progresses through the book is excellent.

- What did you not like about the book and why?  It was one book in a series and I feel like it was not really a standalone or that it could be more if I read all of the series in order.

- What did you learn?  I like the author a lot and would like to read more from her.

- To whom would you recommend this book and why? This is probably better for people who like a bit of fantasy in their day.

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